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MCH Advisory Council


The Maternal Child Health (MCH) Advisory Council provides the Title V team and others in the Community Health Administration guidance on improving the health of families in the District of Columbia, specifically the MCH population. The Advisory Council consists of several organizations and groups in DC with a broad range of expertise, including many who have been working for years to address and improve health outcomes in DC and other states. The MCH Council:

  • Serves as the conduit for the exchange of information about families, women, infants, children, and adolescents;
  • Advises on progress in addressing specific MCH population needs;
  • Facilitates private and public sector support for improving MCH health outcomes in DC;
  • Helps focus efforts among partners and recommends collaborative initiatives; and
  • Reviews existing and proposed DC Title V projects.

Members are appointed on a staggered basis and serve three-year terms. Terms begin October 1st of the fiscal year during which the member is appointed.