Health departments helping hospitals: a New York City breastfeeding case study.

@article{Boyd2011HealthDH,
  title={Health departments helping hospitals: a New York City breastfeeding case study.},
  author={Lorraine Boyd and Martine Hackett and Emily Magid},
  journal={Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={267-9}
}
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH) received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2010 to contribute to a nationwide breastfeeding learning community and collaborative partnership. The Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) mentoring grant allows the NYCDOHMH to provide technical assistance, staff training, and mentoring to 10 local health departments (LHDs) around the country. This article presents five common issues raised by… CONTINUE READING

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