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PRESS CONFERENCE ON INFANT MORTALITY, ACCESS TO PRENATAL CARE FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR

 PRESS CONFERENCE ON INFANT MORTALITY, ACCESS TO PRENATAL CARE
 FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR
 State and federal experts will hold a press availability Friday prior to a conference on strategies to address problems of infant mortality and access to prenatal care for people of color, the Washington State Department of Health said today. The conference, noon to 4 p.m. at the SeaTac Marriott Hotel, is sponsored by The Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, a network of individuals and private and public agencies committed to improving maternal and child health.
 WHO: Joan Holloway, director of Special Population Programs
 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
 Claudia Morris, director of Minority Outreach
 National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
 Maxine Hayes, M.D., M.P.H., assistant secretary
 Parent & Child Health Services,
 Washington State Department of Health
 WHAT: Press availability prior to conference on strategies for
 educating people of color on the importance of obtaining
 early and continuous prenatal care. The experts from the
 federal government, a national non-profit agency and the
 State Department of Health will highlight effective
 programs both nationally and in Washington state.
 WHERE: Spokane Room, SeaTac Marriott Hotel,
 3201 S. 176th Street, SeaTac, Wash.
 WHEN: Friday, March 13, 11:30 a.m.
 CONTACT: Ginny Sprenkle of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, 206-259-0298; or Dean R. Owen of Washington State Department of Health, 206-753-3934.
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