The Institute of Mother and Child Foundation (IMCF) aims to act for the protection of patients’ health and promotion of preventive medicine for children, adolescents and pregnant women. The IMCF is directly associated with the Institute of Mother and Child and supports its activities. To meet its goals, the IMCF cooperates with the scientific community, organize trainings and lectures, and do other activities for the protection of health of the Polish citizens. In recent years the IMCF participated in various projects co-financed from EU such as EpiSchool, Improve the Youth, Back to School, Promoting Active Travel To School In Europe, and the members of IMCF are coordinating the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in Poland.