Online Program

Addressing women's health as an infant mortality reduction strategy

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Arden Handler, DrPH, Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago, IL
Milton Kotelchuk, PhD MPH, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Boston, MA
Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, FACPM, IBCLC, FABM, Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute, Department of Maternal Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Sara Shields, MD, MS, Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Worcester, MA

Learning Areas:

Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Identify the ways in which improving womb's health can lead to reductions in infant mortality. Identify key national strategies which link preconception/interconception/well-woman care with prenatal care, high-risk maternity care, and the postpartum visit. Discuss opportunities to improve women's health and reduce infant mortality through the ACA.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a professor of maternal and child health and a member of the Secretary's Advisory Committee in Infant Mortality. My research focuses on women's health across the reproductive lifecourse.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.