Announcements

Governor Northam Announces Goal to Eliminate Racial Disparity in Virginia Maternal Mortality Rate by 2025

“The Northam administration and the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association are also committed to form a collaborative with ten Virginia hospitals and their ambulatory providers to implement evidence-based, culturally sensitive training, education, and best practices. The Virginia Department of Health will support hospitals with data collection, onboarding, coaching, and technical assistance.” Read more.

Northam wants to spend $22 million to reduce women’s deaths after childbirth

“Northam said studies have show many new mothers’ lingering health issues — sometimes fatal — can persist well after two months from giving birth. A review by the Virginia Maternal Mortality Review Team found the majority of pregnancy-associated deaths occur more than 43 days after pregnancy.” Read more.

Perinatal & Infant Mortality Summit

Please join us for the Perinatal and Infant Mortality Summit.The summit will be held on February 24, 2020 at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Richmond. Register here.