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Details for Service Best Practices in Children's Health
Service Name Best Practices in Children's Health Program Name Quality Improvement
Goal Expand awareness, understanding and use of information to enhance the health and safety of North Carolinians.
Objective Assure that the delivery of quality health and safety services is sustained and continually improved for children and/or adults through evidence informed practices.
Division Division of Public Health
Service Description

Services are provided to help assure quality and efficiency in health services for children by providing child health data, consumer survey data, and research for all child health programs. This service:

-Identifies the most effective ways of addressing health issues of children and spreads the word through local health departments, local review teams, offices, and commissions

-Promotes the health of adults and children with disabilities by spreading the word to community health and disability organizations about the most effective ways of staying healthy based on research findings

-Collects and reports child health data to help programs design and implement interventions and measure accomplishments


This service benefits children, families, and people with disabilities.



Web Site http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dph/wch/aboutus/childrenyouth.htm Year First Initiated 1991
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided Yes Competitive Bidding Yes
Competitive Bidding Details Request for Applications sent to local health departments, universities, and community organizations.
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+
0 21

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
State Statute Creation of the commission for children and youth with special health care needs, NC §143-682
State Statute Creation of the local child fatality review teams, NC § 7B-1400

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2025 SFY 2024-2025 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0