Share these ready-to-use social media graphics and posts in honor of Sickle Cell Awareness Month to continue the conversation about sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait. When posting, use the hashtag #SickleCellMatters22 and tag @NICHQ so we can like and share your posts!
In recognition of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month, we’ve put together a collection of social media posts and graphics that can be used to raise awareness about infant mortality and make sure that families are equipped with the tools to live healthier lives. Share these ready-to-use social media graphics and posts to continue the conversation about our nation’s history and its impact on modern-day health outcomes in the Black community.
This Rare Disease Day, use your organizational and personal social media to advocate for equity for those born with rare diseases. NICHQ's developed an online social media toolkit with ready-to-use graphics, images, and sample posts sharing key statistics and facts that illustrate the impact rare diseases have on more than 25 million American families and resources for public health professionals, providers, caregivers, advocates, patients, and families.
The official theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness and acknowledges the legacy of Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, as well as other health and wellness workers, such as birthworkers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, and herbalists. Share these ready-to-use social media graphics and posts to continue the conversation about our nation’s history and its impact on modern-day health outcomes in the Black community.
In recognition of National Breastfeeding Month, we’ve put together a collection of social media posts and graphics that can be used to raise awareness about the importance and benefits of breast milk, as well as empower and support all mothers to achieve their breastfeeding goals. Download the toolkit to use on your own social channels and make sure to tag @NICHQ so we can like and share your post.
This interactive E-handout helps families learn about safe sleep practices. Health professionals can sit with families and click through the pages where they’ll find different sleep scenes and environments. A series of prompts and pop-ups show what is and is not safe and inspire learning conversations. Families can also access the handout at home and use it to teach their friends and families about safe sleep.
Opportunities for Medicaid to Transform Pediatric Care for Young Children to Promote Health, Development, and Health Equity
Covering one half of young children birth to five, Medicaid (and Medicaid-CHIP programs) plays a critical role in improving young children’s health and developmental outcomes and assisting the families who support their healthy development. This document provides a common framework and specific opportunities for states and their partners working to improve Medicaid for young children.