Lessons Learned Beyond Zika: Responding to Crises from a Maternal and Child Health Perspective

Webinar //


Oct 10 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM EST


Brought to you by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs and the March of Dimes, this webinar takes a critical look at the response to the Zika virus and what this may mean for public health crises in the future.

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how states were able to respond to the Zika virus given the funding they had available to them and the unique situation in their state.
  2. Explain the importance of relationship-building and an interdisciplinary response to the Zika virus.
  3. Identify one to two sustainable components from the Zika virus response that position MCH programs well to respond tot he next public health crisis.


  • Peter Langlois, PhD, Senior Scientist — Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Erin Thompson, MEd, CHES, Project Coordinator, CSHCN Systems Development Group, Maternal and Child Health Section, Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Sharon Watkins, Director — Bureau of Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Questions? Contact Kristen Taylor.

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