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Activities Index

  • Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities Consensus Study
    The Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities will review and assess programs, services, and supports available to these children and their families; describe overarching program, service, and treatment goals; examine...
  • Study on Family Caregiving for Older Adults Consensus Study
    An ad hocstudy committee will analyze the most recent information about family caregivers of older adults. Unmet needs, differences in needs associated with race, ethnicity, and other factors, and progress in delivery reform will be examined for...
  • Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health Forum
    Cognitive, affective, and behavioral disorders incur high psychosocial and economic costs for the young people who experience them, for their families, and for the communities in which they live, study, and will work. The Forum on Promoting...
  • Standards for Benefit-Cost Analysis of Preventive Interventions for Children, Youth, and Families Stand Alone Workshop
    An IOM committee will plan and conduct a 2 day public workshop to highlight the issues on finding consensus on the standards for benefit-cost analysis of preventive interventions for children, youth, and families.
  • Improving the Health, Safety and Well-Being of Young Adults Consensus Study
    The IOM and the NRC will host a two-day public workshop that highlights research on the health, safety and well-being of young adults. The workshop will focus on developmental characteristics and attributs of young adults and its placement in the...
  • Standing Committee on Family Planning Standing Committee
    The IOM Standing Committee will identify emerging issues in family planning; provide a forum for discussion of scientific, workforce, health services, and education issues in family planning; and develop and oversee other studies and activities on...
  • Oral Health Access to Services Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will assess the current U.S. oral health system of care; explore its strengths, weaknesses and future challenges; describe a desired vision for the oral health care system; and recommend strategies to achieve that vision.
  • An Oral Health Initiative Consensus Study
    An ad hoc consensus committee will explore ways to increase public awareness of the relationship and importance of good oral health to good physical health; promote prevention and improve oral health literacy to health providers and the public; and...
  • Pediatric Health and Health Care Quality Measures Consensus Study
    An ad hoc study committee has been formed to provide guidance to Congress on the extent and quality of efforts to measure child health status and the quality of health care for children across the age span and in relation to preventive care,...
  • Workshop on the Public Health Effects of Food Deserts Stand Alone Workshop
    An ad hoc committee will plan and conduct a two-day workshop on the public health implications of food deserts. In this context, food desert is defined as a rural or urban low-income neighborhood or community with limited access to affordable and...