Moving the Needle on Maternal Health: Updates on Federal and State Initiatives

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Date Developed: 12/20/2016. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): William Callaghan, MD, MPH; Elliot Main, MD; Kimberly Sherman, MPH. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.


This DataSpeak webinar presented a look at maternal health and mortality data with a focus on how this data is collected and defined, different measurement methods, and how federal and state stakeholders are working to improve maternal health.

The slide presentation, transcript and post-webinar Questions and Answers are available on the MCHB HRSA website at

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