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Project gives health care to low-income Detroit children

By Melissa Burden, The Detroit News

2906 days ago   Article ID# 764552
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Children's Health Fund

DETROIT , MICHIGAN (The Detroit News) - Henry Ford Health System and the nonprofit Children's Health Fund are teaming up to provide health care services to up to 1,500 low-income Detroit children a year through the Children's Health Project of Detroit.

The project, which aims to give low-income kids access to needed health care in a city with a shortage of health professionals, includes implementing a mobile medical clinic that will begin serving youth Jan. 3 at community locations and schools. The mobile clinic will offer primary care services, physical and sport examinations, immunizations and vision and dental services, according to a news release.

The mobile clinic — funded by the Idol Gives Back Foundation — will become part of the Henry Ford Health System's School-Based and Community Health Program that operates 11 health centers in schools.

"It essentially puts on wheels an already successful pediatric care program, furthering our work to ensure healthier futures for Detroit's children and youth who might not otherwise have access to care," Nancy M. Schlichting, Henry Ford's president and chief executive officer, said in a news release.

Further details are expected to be announced during a news conference Dec. 6 in Detroit that singer Paul Simon, who co-founded the Children's Health Fund, is expected to attend.

Children's Health Fund has 50 mobile medical clinics and since 1987 has provided mobile based health care to the homeless and low income children and their families.

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Updated 2906 days ago   Article ID# 764552

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