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Navigating Maternal Health Challenges

A recently unveiled Maternal Health Report by Heartland Forward has shed light on the critical status of maternal health in four Heartland states: Arkansas, Mississippi, Ohio, and Louisiana. This groundbreaking report, titled "The Economic Case for Investing in Maternal Health," provides a thorough analysis of maternal health outcomes in these regions. It not only identifies areas of pressing need but also presents a strategic roadmap to improve maternal health outcomes.
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At GRC, we offer expertise in critical services that advance public health and research.


  • We are staffed by career healthcare and human service research and policy experts.
  • We've held leadership positions in state and local government agencies & private sector organizations.
  • We have experience working directly with government agencies through MedTAPP, which links academic research centers to state agencies.
  • We draw on the expertise of faculty and staff from Ohio's seven medical colleges and 13 public universities.
  • We maintain close working relationships with public and private sector health policy groups, health advocacy groups, and survey research firms.
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