The MMRC’s purpose is to determine the causes associated with maternal mortalities of District residents and those that occur in the District. Responsibilities also include describing and recording any trends, data, or patterns that are observed surrounding maternal mortalities and to create a strategic framework for improving maternal health outcomes, including addressing the disparities experienced by people from marginalized racial and ethnic groups in the District. The committee makes recommendations to improve the identification, investigation, and prevention of maternal mortalities. The committee writes a publicly available annual report of its findings, recommendations, and steps taken to evaluate the implementation of past recommendations.
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Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME), DC Health (DOH), and the Executive Office of the Mayor
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