The overarching goal of the UWPRC is to improve the health of low-income women, infants, and families by conducting health promotion and disease prevention research focused on maternal, infant, and child health.

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The UW PRC is one of 25 CDC Prevention Research Centers across the US.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center is a member of the Prevention Research Centers (PRC) Program. It is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cooperative agreement number 1U48DP006383.

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UWPRC has compiled information from our partners, public health authorities, and our communities on the effects of COVID-19 on people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, have recently given birth, or are caring for infants and children.

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