2012 Web Health Award
MCH Library has won a 2012 Winter/Spring Bronze Web Health Award. This program, now in it's 15th year and organized by the Health Information Resource Center, recognizes the best high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals with the goal of providing a "seal of quality" for electronic health information.
The MCH Library has won a 2007 APEX Award of Excellence in the category of Web Sites from Communications Concepts, Inc.
Communications Concepts, Inc. helps publishing, PR and marketing professionals improve publications and communications programs through a series of focused services. APEX 2007 is the nineteenth annual awards program recognizing excellence in publications work by professional communicators. APEX Awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence.
The judges noted that "Many of the award-winning entries in this and earlier APEX competitions are classic examples of good ideas, imaginatively executed, despite limitations due to tight budgets, limited resources and small staff" (p.2, Writing that Works, the Business Communication Report).
The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH) at Georgetown University has been awarded a 5-year cooperative agreement from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) to continue its MCH Library services.
Further information about the cooperative agreement is provided in this press release.
The MCH Library has won a merit award from the World Wide Web Health Awards. This program, organized by the Health Information Resource Center, recognizes the best health-related Web sites for consumers and professionals with the goal of providing a "seal of quality" for electronic health information.
The MCH Library has won the 2005 APEX Award of Excellence in the category of Web Sites. APEX is an awards competition providing recognition for outstanding publications. The competition is sponsored by the editors of Writing That Works: The Business Communications Report by Communications Concepts, Inc.
In April, 2003 the MCH Library was included by Macromedia Inc in their Accessibility Showcase, which highlights examples of accessible Web sites created with Dreamweaver, a development tool for multimedia projects.