Perspectives on state Title V programs' involvement in FIMR programs.

Holly Grason, Gillian B. Silver

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OBJECTIVES: The aim of this paper is to explore the involvement of state Title V programs in fetal and infant mortality review (FIMR) programs. METHODS: On the basis of information from four data sources, this article explores interactions among state Title V and FIMR programs, and considers recommendations regarding how these connections can be fostered for their mutual benefit. RESULTS: A brief history of state Title V engagement with FIMR programs is reviewed. Examples of state Title V-FIMR interactions are provided as suggestions for consideration by other states. CONCLUSIONS: Fetal and infant mortality review programs are, by design, local interventions, but there are many instances in which state Title V agencies can play roles in individual local, regional, or statewide FIMRs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-257
Number of pages7
JournalMaternal and child health journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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