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  • Moving Forward Together Grant Program Announcement

    The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced the Moving Forward Together Grant Program, a new funding opportunity to support continued efforts to promote health equity in COVID-19 vaccination in Wisconsin. Eligible organizations can apply …

  • Community Preventive Services Task Force Seeks New Members

    The Community Guide Office has issued a Federal Register Notice to solicit nominations for qualified individuals interested in serving on the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF). Members are appointed by the CDC director and …

  • Communities Confronting COVID-19 project to present at Wisconsin Public Health Association Conference

    The Communities Confronting COVID-19 (C3) project is a collaboration between the University of Wisconsin Prevention Research Center and Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program, prompting vaccine confidence in rural communities. C3 will present some of their …

  • 2022 Community Impact Grants Program: Request for Partnerships

    The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has released its 2022 Community Impact Grants Program Request for Partnerships. Through the Community Impact Grant Program, the Wisconsin Partnership Program advances …

  • DHS WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU: Postpartum Medicaid Extension

    The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is seeking public comment for its draft waiver request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage for an additional 30 days. 2021 Wisconsin Act …

  • 2016–17 Wisconsin Maternal Mortality Report Released

    The Wisconsin Maternal Mortality Review program has released a new report on pregnancy-associated deaths that occurred to Wisconsin residents in 2016–2017. There were 80 pregnancy-associated deaths that occurred during or within one year of pregnancy in 2016–2017, and 41% of those …

  • AABN’s WeRISE Community Doula Program featured on TMJ4

    From TMJ4 Milwaukee: WeRise Community Doula Program sees positive outcomes in pilot year of program MILWAUKEE — After the first year of the WeRise Community Doula Initiative, the African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN) reports positive …

  • Improving Maternal and Child Health Funding Opportunity Now Open

    The UWPRC welcomes opportunities to consult or collaborate with investigators and community partners interested in applying. As the timeline for the letter of intent is short, we encourage reaching out to us with early stage …

  • SWCAP approved by US State Department to resettle Afghan refugees

    UWPRC Community Partner Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) was approved by the U.S. State Department to resettle Afghan refugees in southwestern Wisconsin. SWCAP will be the lead agency and will work under the oversight …

  • Now hiring: Title V Epidemiologist/Evaluator

    UWPRC partner, the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program (MCH Program), is hiring an epidemiologist/evaluator to support their programs. This position will have a high level of independence and leadership in conducting population health surveillance …

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