We fund a national resource center—the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center—to improve public health systems so that everyone gets high quality and effective care before, during, and following childbirth.
Through a 5-year cooperative agreement (2019-2024), we fund the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Read the Supporting Maternal Health Innovation Program closed notice of funding opportunity (HRSA-19-106) for more information.
National Resource Center for Maternal Health
Through this cooperative agreement, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill provides the Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center as a national center to foster collaboration and learning among diverse maternal health stakeholders. The goal is to provide national guidance, policy analysis, and a continuum of learning opportunities. These enhance the capacity of all maternal health practitioners across the country.
The Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center directly supports our 18 State Maternal Health Innovation grantees and work in rural regions:
- State Maternal Health Innovation Program
- Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program
In addition, the center also serves as a national hub to connect maternal health learners with maternal health “doers” across the country, cataloging and disseminating best practices related to maternal health improvement.