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Partners

Following are links to organizations and agencies involved in a variety of activities relevant to the national FIMR program. These organizations are committed to promoting the FIMR process. 


The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)  - AAP is the member organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) 
AMCHP is a national nonprofit organization principally made up of the directors and staff of state public health agency programs for maternal and child health.

Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs (ASIP) 
ASIP is an association of health and human service providers committed to bereavement support and risk reduction activities.

CityMatCH 
CityMatCH is a national nonprofit organization principally made up of the directors of urban MCH programs.

FIMR/HIV Prevention Methodology National Resource Center
The goal of the FIMR/HIV Prevention Methodology is to improve perinatal HIV prevention systems by using the FIMR case review and community action process.

First Candle
First Candle is a national nonprofit health organization uniting parents, caregivers and researchers nationwide with government, business and community service groups to advance infant health and survival. 

The Indian Health Services (IHS) 
IHS is the federal health program for American Indians and Alaska Natives. 

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation 
March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) improves the health of mothers, children and their families. Authorized under Title V of the Social Security Act, MCHB programs reduce infant mortality and provide and ensure access to comprehensive prenatal and postnatal care, especially for low-income and at-risk women.

National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) 
NACCHO is the national membership organization for local health departments.

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) 
HMHB seeks to improve the health and safety of mothers, babies, and families through educational materials and collaborative partnerships.

National MCH Center for Child Death Review: Keeping Kids Alive  
National MCH Center for Child Death Review is a nationwide resource center for CDRs with a public health prevention perspective.

National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC)  
NCCC works to increase the capacity of health and mental health programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems.

National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death & Pregnancy Loss Resource Center
The National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death Resource Center serves as a central source of information on sudden infant death and on promoting healthy outcomes for infants from the prenatal period through the first year of life and beyond.

Star Legacy Foundation The Star Legacy Foundation’s mission is to promote awareness, education and family support regarding stillbirth.

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) 
SMFM is a not-for-profit organization of over 2000 members that are dedicated to improving perinatal care. 

Zeta Phi Beta 
Zeta Phi Beta is an international sorority that has partnered with the March of Dimes on the Stork's Nest program to provide pregnant women with education, referrals, and items such as maternity clothing and baby furniture.


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