Caring For Tomorrow's Children


60m 1989

Brief Synopsis

A documentary exploring critical issues of infant and child care in the United States. Excerpts from a discussion by eight former secretaries of Health, Education and Welfare and Health and Human Services highlight such concerns as infant mortality, changes in the Medicaid program and increasing hea

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Release Date
1989

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A documentary exploring critical issues of infant and child care in the United States. Excerpts from a discussion by eight former secretaries of Health, Education and Welfare and Health and Human Services highlight such concerns as infant mortality, changes in the Medicaid program and increasing health insurance costs. Louis W. Sullivan, the current secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services is also interviewed. In addition, archival footage provides a look at the history of the government's interest in child health care. Visits to clinics in North Carolina and Maryland focus on examples of quality maternal care and child health programs already in place.

Film Details

Release Date
1989

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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