Performance Improvement 1999. Environmental Health

02/01/1999

TITLE: Water Fluoridation

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this task is to evaluate the needs of State water fluoridation programs in order to improve the quality of water fluoridation nationally. The task will assess the surveillance and monitoring of water fluoridation systems, the engineering and administrative aspects of the same, and the fluoridation training needs of States.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

FEDERAL CONTACT: Kit Shaddix

PHONE NUMBER: 770-488-6074

PIC ID: 7052

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Macro International, Inc. Atlanta, GA

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 4/30/99
 

TITLE: Evaluation of CDC Guidelines on Screening Lead Poisoning

ABSTRACT: This project is in response to the CDC's goal of eliminating childhood lead poisoning in the U.S. by the year 2010. The project will evaluate the process followed by two State health departments as they develop Statewide screening plans. The evaluation will culminate in two case studies to be used by other State health departments as they complete their screening policies.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Environmental Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Nancy Tips

PHONE NUMBER: 770-488-7277

PIC ID: 7045

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Macro International, Inc. Atlanta, GA

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 7/1/99
 

TITLE: Folic Acid and the Prevention of Spina Bifida

ABSTRACT: This project proposes to evaluate the effectiveness of a free folic acid supplement distribution program in a family planning setting using blood folate determinates in conjunction with questionnaires of knowledge and supplement use behaviors.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Environmental Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Margaret Watkins

PHONE NUMBER: 770-488-7187

PIC ID: 7042

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Battelle Corporation Arlington, VA

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 7/31/99
 

TITLE: Evaluation of the ZAP Asthma Program

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this project is to conduct a process evaluation of the following two components of the ZAP Asthma Project: (1) the project's health education component, health communication component and the project's use of community health workers; and (2) the process of public/private/community collaboration, community engagement and empowerment, and systems improvement and capacity building at the community level.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Environmental Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: James Rifenburg

PHONE NUMBER: 770-488-7322

PIC ID: 7048

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Macro International, Inc. Atlanta, GA

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 9/1/99