Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of (NICHD): One of the US National Institutes of Health, NICHD is in a sense the NIH for kids in that it is concerned with child health.
The mission of the NICHD is, in formal terms, to support and conduct "research on fertility, pregnancy, growth, development, and medical rehabilitation (that) strives to ensure that every child is born healthy and wanted and grows up free from disease and disability."
"The NICHD administers a program ...on reproductive biology and population issues; on prenatal development as well as maternal, child and family health; and on medical rehabilitation. Institute programs are based on the concepts that adult health and well-being are determined in large part by episodes early in life, that human development is continuous throughout life, and that the reproductive processes and the management of fertility are of major concern, not only to the individual, but to society."
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development was founded in 1963. It is one of two institutes of the NIH based on life stages. The other is the National Institute on Aging.
NICHD - The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Official Home Page
Welcome to the NICHD autism web site. The NICHD, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is one ...
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - Organization - The NIH Almanac - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The NICHD sponsors research on development, before and after birth; maternal, child, and family health; reproductive biology and population issues; and medical ...
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