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Healthy Women, Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Futures: Action Plan to Improve Maternal Health in America

Description
Action plan outlining steps the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is taking to reduce maternal mortality and address disparities that endanger women before, during, and following pregnancy. Four main goals include: improving prevention and treatment services to promote positive health outcomes for every woman of reproductive age; prioritizing quality improvement efforts to support healthy pregnancies and births; improving postpartum health; and enhancing data and research to inform future interventions. Includes data and statistics on maternal health and morbidity, and addresses rural considerations throughout.
Author(s)
Dawn Alley, Andre Chappel, Nancy De Lew, et al.
Date
12/2020
Type
Document
Organization
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tagged as
Access · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Health conditions · Health disparities · Healthcare quality · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mental health · Mortality · Policy · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women