- Identify and locate sources of Maternal and Child Health data in New York State, at state, county, and sub-county levels.
- Use descriptive epidemiology (person, place, and time) in needs assessment and program targeting.
- Use data to identify high-risk populations in population for program targeting
Date: April 10, 2018
Public Health Information Group, New York State Department of Health
The purpose of this training is to inform public health professionals how to use data to shape needs assessments, develop public health programs, and provide a framework for program evaluation. In Part One of this series, learners will take advantage of readily available data sources to begin planning and implementing a successful health program related to issues in maternal and child health using Columbia County, NY as a case study.