Department of Health Services: Receives $1.8 million grant to expand maternal mortality review team efforts

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today it will receive a 5-year, $1.8 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to decrease pregnancy complications, reduce maternal deaths, and reduce disparities in Wisconsin through an increased investment in the Wisconsin Maternal Mortality Review Team (MMRT).

“Looking closely at maternal deaths and complications during and after pregnancy helps us better understand how to improve outcomes for women and children in the future,” said Jeanne Ayers, State Health Officer and Division of Public Health Administrator.

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