FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Matthew A. Stefanak, M.P.H.
330-270-2855 ext. 144
CHILD DEATH REVIEW BOARD RECOMMENDS
This finding was among
several recommendations made by the Board based on its review of the 40 child
deaths that were reported in
The mission of the Mahoning County Child Fatality Review Board is to decrease the incidence of preventable fetal and child deaths by:
· Promoting cooperation, collaboration, and communication between all groups, professions, agencies, or entities that serve families and children
Maintaining a comprehensive
database of all fetal and child deaths that occur in
· Recommending local service and program changes to the groups, professions, agencies, or entities that serve families and children that might prevent fetal and child deaths.
· Advising the Ohio Department of Health of aggregate data, trends, and patterns concerning child deaths.
The Child Fatality Review Board’s Report of Child Deaths in 2003 is available at http://www.mahoning-health.org/healthreports-annualreports.asp.