DHS Releases New Reports on Infant Deaths in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) released two new Wisconsin Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) reports on birth outcomes highlighting risk factors contributing to infant death, and how to best reduce and address significant …

Birth Cost Recovery Program Research Recruiting Participants

Dr. Tiffany Green, UWPRC Affiliate, is recruiting research participants for 1-hour interviews about their experiences with the Birth Cost Recovery program. Participants will be compensated $50 for participating in a virtual interview. Black residents of Dane and …

UWPRC Hosts BIRTHING JUSTICE Film Screenings

Register The University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center (UWPRC) is taking on the maternal health crisis to find solutions that incorporate the true needs and desires of Black women and birthing people by hosting screenings …

Wisconsin DHS Accepting Applications for Maternal Mortality Review Team (MMRT)

From the WI DHS MMRT: Background The Wisconsin Maternal Mortality Review Team (MMRT) is a multi-disciplinary group of professionals that reviews case-level (de-identified) information about deaths of Wisconsin residents that occur during pregnancy or within …

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Community-Led Support for Maternal and Child Health Equity

From Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment: The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) is announcing the availability of $2.75 million in health care grants for Wisconsin-based maternal and child health programs and projects, awarded to …

Solicitation of Nominations for Membership To Serve on the Advisory Committee on Infant and Maternal Mortality

From the Federal Register: HRSA is seeking nominations of qualified candidates for consideration for appointment as members of the Advisory Committee on Infant and Maternal Mortality (ACIMM or Committee). ACIMM advises the Secretary of HHS …

Diaper Dilemma: Low-Income Families Face High Costs And Limited Supplies Of An Essential Good

The Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has released a Fast Focused Policy Brief on diaper scarcity. “Diaper Dilemma: Low-Income Families Face High Costs And Limited Supplies of An Essential Good” …