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To enhance the health of children for generations to come.
Understanding the effects of environmental exposures on child health and development is a priority for the National Institutes of Health. To advance knowledge in this area, in 2016 NIH launched a seven-year initiative called the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program. ECHO capitalizes on existing participant populations and supports approaches that can evolve with the science and take advantage of the growing number of clinical research networks and technological advances. Learn more »