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Not smoking makes your food taste better.
About the Center for Maternal and Infant Health
The NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund has partnered with the Center for Maternal and Infant Health to provide You Quit Two Quit. The Center for Maternal and Infant Health (CMIH), located within the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks to improve the health of North Carolina’s women and infants through quality clinical services, patient and provider education, advocacy, research and state leadership. The Center was founded as a partnership between the Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics to better serve the mom-baby dyad. For more information about CMIH, please visit: www.mombaby.org.
About the Women and Tobacco Coalition for Health
The project also benefits from expert guidance provide by the Women and Tobacco Coalition for Health (WATCH). WATCH is comprised of experts in the field of maternal and infant health, public health, smoking cessation, and outreach to health care providers and consumers. Members include representatives from Smoke-Free Families, Project ASSIST, NC Prevention Partners, NC Healthy Start Foundation, Center for Maternal and Infant Health, and the Division of Public Health. This coalition has worked together for over 15 years with particular success around the development and promotion of the nationally respected Guide for Counseling Women Who Smoke.
About Community Care of The Lower Cape Fear
CCLCF is part of Community Care of North Carolina, a partnership between the NC Department of Health and Human Services and 14 independent Community Care networks covering all 100 North Carolina counties. CCNC works to create more seamless health care for Medicaid enrollees in our state. More than 4,200 primary care providers participate in the program, as do all of North Carolina’s hospitals, health departments, departments of social services and mental health agencies. CCNC brings all of these providers together to improve the care and outcomes of Medicaid patients. CCNC is built on the patient-centered medical home and a team-based approach to patient care. For more information on CCLCF, please visit: www.carelcf.org.
About the North Carolina Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
The North Carolina Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch works to improve the health of North Carolina residents by promoting smoke-free environments and tobacco-free lifestyles. Our goal is to build capacity of diverse organizations and communities to implement and carry out effective, culturally appropriate strategies to reduce deaths and health problems due to tobacco use and secondhand smoke. The TPCB works in four goal areas: prevent the initiation of tobacco use among young people; eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke; promote quitting tobacco among adults and youth; and identify and eliminate tobacco-related health disparities among populations. For more information, please visit: www.tobaccopreventionandcontrol.ncdhhs.gov.
About the NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund
The NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund was created by the General Assembly as one of 3 entities to invest
North Carolina's portion of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Due to recent
legislation passed by the General Assembly, the Health and Wellness
Trust Fund was abolished effective June 30, 2011. Funding was
transferred to the NC Division of Public Health to continue the HWTF's
tobacco and obesity initiatives.