Executive Summary.

  title={Executive Summary.},
  author={Antonio Pfl{\"u}ger and Olivier Lavagne},
  journal={Journal of the ICRU},
  volume={12 2},
In 1989, the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) was initiated to engage communities in working to improve childrenÕs health through prevention and better access to health care. The program is funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). It is administered by MCHB in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). 

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