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Sep 17, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comment on a proposed information collection titled "2021 National Blood Collection and Utilization Survey," a biennial survey to produce reliable and accurate estimates of national and regional collections, utilization, and safety of all blood products. Two sections were added to the survey to capture information on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the blood supply during 2020. Comments are due by October 18, 2021.
Source: Federal Register
Sep 1, 2021 - Discusses the role of midwives in addressing limited access to maternal health services in rural areas. Describes the issue of maternal mortality in the U.S. and rural disparities in maternal mortality, rural hospital closures, and reductions in rural obstetric care.
Source: Deseret News