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Infants in a hospital nursery
[Healthy Start Program]
Original Airdate: 5/15/1989

Length: 00:02:26
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that top officials from the Department of Public Health held a press conference to celebrate the positive findings of a study on the state's Healthy Start Program. Jones notes that the program provides prenatal, birth, and post-partum care to poor and uninsured women. Jones' report includes footage of Deborah Prothrow-Stith (Commissioner, Department of Public Health) and Howard Spivak (Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Health) at the press conference. Spivak says that high-risk women in the program had excellent results. Prothrow-Stith talks about the importance of prenatal care. Jones reviews the findings of the study of the program. Jones interviews Spivak about continued state funding for the program. Jones reports that the program's preventative medicine saves money in the long-run. Jones' report includes footage of infants, mothers, and health care workers in a hospital nursery.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 6511   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102971 
VHS cassette 105757 
Betacam cassette 105756 
digital betacam cassette 105755 

Subject : Keywords
Medical care
Urban Poor

Subject : Personal Names
Jones, Marcus
Prothrow-Stith, Deborah
Spivak, Howard

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Healthy Start Program

Type : Genre
News - Television

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