N.C. Perinatal Health Strategic Plan: 2016-2020

North Carolina has been a leader in the maternal and child health (MCH) arena for decades. From the synergy of multiple efforts, the Women, Infant and Community Wellness Section, Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) convened a group of partners to draft a statewide plan to include a focus on infant mortality, maternal health, maternal morbidity and mortality, and the health status of women and men of childbearing age.

North Carolina's Perinatal Health Strategic Plan: 2016-2020The Perinatal Health Strategic Plan (PDF, 12.1 MB) was released on March 24, 2016 by the DHHS. This plan includes feedback from over 150 thought leaders throughout the state. Take our survey to share how your work aligns with the Perinatal Health Strategic Plan.

To learn more about the 12-point plan, hover over the images above. Click on the points that interest you most.

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  • What’s happening in your community to address these issues? Share how you are working with your community to advance the North Carolina Perinatal Health Strategic Plan.
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Perinatal Health Strategic Plan

Last Modified: November 4, 2019