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      November 14, 2019

      Thursday   8:00 AM

      6201 Florida Boulevard
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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      Louisiana Better Birth Outcomes Summit

      The March of Dimes Better Birth Outcomes State Workgroup is comprised of healthcare providers, community, and industry partners strategizing collective measures to improve perinatal health services for the state of Louisiana.  We work to ensure all moms and babies have a healthy start. On November 14, 2019, March of Dimes and The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health (BFH) will co-host the Louisiana Better Birth Outcomes Summit in Baton Rouge, LA. The summit will convene statewide healthcare leaders, policy makers, community members and maternal child health advocates. The audience will come from diverse platforms to highlight current birth outcome data, hear from maternal child health experts and strategize future resolutions to reduce negative perinatal outcomes. Agenda topics:  I. Premature Birth   II. Perinatal Health Equity   III. Maternal/Infant mortality    IV. Opioids  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Fleda Mask Jackson, President/CEO of MAJAICA, LLC and author of Save 100 Babies A town hall panel discussion will focus on gathering policy and programmatic recommendations for improving equity in birth outcomes for high-risk mothers and infants. The Louisiana Commission on Perinatal Care and Prevention of Infant Mortality meeting will take place following  the summit from 1pm to 3pm.  

      Categories: Health & Wellness

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