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Meeting Name: Health & Hospitals Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/14/2024 2:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Public Hearing - Issued on: 5/7/2024
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24-2304 1 MATERNAL HEALTH MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY RATES IN COOK COUNTY RESOLUTIONResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A HEARING OF THE HEALTH AND HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO RECEIVE AN UPDATE ON MATERNAL HEALTH MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY RATES IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, each year in the U.S., hundreds of women die from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, known as maternal death, at a rate many times greater than in other developed nations; and WHEREAS, maternal death/mortality is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes, and maternal morbidity as “any health condition attributed to and/or complicating pregnancy, and childbirth that has a negative impact on the woman’s well-being and/or functioning”; and WHEREAS, Health and Human Services officials and stakeholders stated that the pandemic worsened factors contributing to maternal health disparities, like access to care, cardiovascul   Not available Not available