Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) National Institutes of Health
Academic, research and training institute
Dr Nancy Moss
- Maternal/reproductive health
- Newborn health
- Child health
Priority action area(s)
The mission of the NICHD is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from reproductive processes, and that all children have the chance to achieve their full potential for healthy and productive lives, free from disease or disability, and to ensure the health, productivity, independence, and well-being of all people through optimal rehabilitation.