News Archive

The March of Dimes North Carolina Preconception Health Campaign is proud to be a part of the dynamic changes and advancements in preconception health. We not only reflect the news, we create it. This page will spotlight items of interest to the public along with the latest events, announcements, media releases and press clippings from the NCPHC. 

Archived news from the North Carolina Folic Acid Council:

Feb. 10, 2011

Low-income women received thousands of free multivitamins with folic acid: A statewide multivitamin distribution program aims to reduce birth defects (156 KB)

ESPAÑOL: Las mujeres con bajos ingresos recibirán gratis multivitaminas con ácido fólico: Un programa de distribución de multivitaminas a nivel estatal espera conseguir reducir los defectos de nacimiento (174 KB)

Dec. 22, 2010 Every Woman North Carolina: The official newsletter of the North Carolina Folic Acid Campaign/Preconception Health Campaign
Sept. 2, 2010

FILLED: Exciting health education full-time positions to promote women’s health - The March of Dimes is looking to expand its health education team (NC Folic Acid Campaign) to promote preconception health in the Triad region of North Carolina. Position will be located in Winston-Salem. Please view the job description and encourage all qualified applicants to apply via: – about us – careers.

May 25, 2010

Low-income women will receive free multivitamins with folic acid: A new statewide multivitamin distribution program aims to reduce birth defects (156 KB)

ESPAÑOL: Las mujeres con bajos ingresos recibirán multivitaminas gratis con el ácido fólico (160 KB)

April 28, 2010 2009 Folic Acid Campaign Program Accomplishments (658 KB)
Jan. 20, 2010 Free multivitamins for women of childbearing age: The Statewide Multivitamin Distribution Program
Jan. 5, 2010

Birth defects linked to a woman’s health before pregnancy (156 KB)

ESPAÑOL: Defectos de nacimiento vinculados a la salud de la mujer antes del embarazo (161 KB)

Nov. 18, 2009 The Folic Acid Forum - Fall 2009 Edition (556 KB)
Nov. 17, 2009 In the media: The September/October 2009 issue of theNorth Carolina Medical Journal is all about preconception health and it features articles from NCFAC staff and Executive Committee members.
Nov. 11, 2009 The North Carolina Folic Acid Campaign will add new preconception health messages to our campaign
Oct. 19, 2009 Folic acid training influences private health care provider practices (161 KB)
July 8, 2009

North Carolina Folic Acid Campaign Launches Women’s Health Website in Spanish (147 KB)

ESPAÑOL: La Campaña del Ácido Fólico en Carolina del Norte lanza su sitio Web en español para la salud de las mujeres (135 KB)

June 11, 2009 New Spanish Public Service Announcements are now available!
June 4, 2009

North Carolina Hispanic women do not take multivitamins despite increased risk of serious birth defects (157 KB)

ESPAÑOL: Las mujeres Hispanas de Carolina del Norte no toman multivitaminas a pesar del aumento del riesgo de defectos de nacimiento (160 KB)

May 1, 2009 The Folic Acid Forum - Spring 2009 Edition (2.13 MB)
April 9, 2009 2008 Folic Acid Campaign Program Accomplishments (1.2MB)
April 6, 2009 Latino Campaign Evaluation Report (363KB)
Jan. 9, 2009 Knowledge of folic acid increases among Hispanic women in North Carolina (161 KB)
Jan. 5, 2009 North Carolina Folic Acid Campaign launches new women’s health website (145KB)


Revised: March 13, 2013

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