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Start 2019 by planning to join more than 900 maternal and child health (MCH) leaders, researchers and advocates at the AMCHP Annual Conference March 9-12 in San Antonio, Texas. Register by midnight Feb. 8 to receive the early registration discount!
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Johnson, Crear-Perry Lead Maternal Mortality Discussions at AMCHP 2019
Charles S. Johnson IV and Joia Crear-Perry will lead powerful discussions on combating maternal mortality at the opening session of AMCHP 2019.
Johnson will deliver a keynote on "A Family's Perspective on the Tragedy of Maternal Mortality." Johnson is the founder of 4Kira4Moms, a nonprofit named after his wife, who died shortly after giving birth, and dedicated to changing systems to better prevent birth-related deaths.
Dr. Crear-Perry, founder and president of the National Birth Equity Collaborative, will deliver an address, "Birth Equity and Maternal Health: Where Do We Stand?", then moderate a panel discussion about collective investments to improve maternal health. Joining her on the panel will be Johnson; Dr. Manda Hall, associate commissioner of the Community Health Improvement Division in the Texas Department of State Health Services; and Janet Jones, the lead public health education specialist for the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District in Texas.
Attend AMCHP's Annual Business Meeting
All AMCHP members, partners, and other interested stakeholders are encouraged to attend the AMCHP Annual Business meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m., in Salon A at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter during the Annual Conference. State delegates and regular members, as part of their membership benefits, have voting rights in all association matters that come before them during the business meeting and should plan to attend to exercise those rights. Full breakfast will be served.