News and Events

What's New?

The Bureau of Family Health Services is conducting a survey of Alabama families and primary health care providers for women of childbearing age, children, and youth to identify the most important maternal and child health needs for the state. Deadline is November 15.

Infant Mortality Collaborative Effort

ADPH is working on a collaborative effort, the Alabama Perinatal Excellence Collaborative (APEC), to lower infant mortality and improve maternal and infant health in Alabama. The March of Dimes has funded a smart phone app that provides obstetric providers with easy access to APEC guidelines at the point of care, as well as an app for patients, My Family Plan.

Regional Perinatal Advisory Council (RPAC) News and Events

For meeting dates and information from individual regions, visit Regions and Directors and choose the region you are interested in.

April 19, 2019
2019 BEST Spring Conference "7 Steps to Better Bama Babies"
Friday, April 19, 2019 at Grandview Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

May 15, 2019
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center hosts the Advanced Practice Update for the Lactation Consultant
Wednesday, May 15, 2019. 12:00 p.m. -5:15 p.m. at Cahaba Park Church, 4465 Old Overton Road, Birmingham, AL 35210

June 20, 2019
Newborn Pulse Oximetry Screening to Detect Critical Congenital Heart Defects
Satellite Conference and Live Webcast
Thursday, June 20, 2019,1:00-2:00 p.m. (Central Time) 2:00-3:00 p.m. (Eastern)

July 12, 2019
NAHEC
North Alabama Health Education Annual Workshop Agenda at Cullman Regional Medical Center
Wild About Education!

August 2, 2019
The office of Women's Health Advisory Committee is pleased to announce The Twelfth Annual Women's Health Update. The theme for this year is Innovations in Women's Health: A Focus on Technology. The event will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at the Grandview Medical Center Auditorium in Birmingham, AL. Pre-registration is available through July 30. Onsite registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Learn more. We hope you can join us!

August 3, 2019
The Alabama Cooperative Extension will be hosting a free training for all types of child care providers on Saturday, August 3rd from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Montgomery County Extension Office. All providers from Montgomery County or any surrounding counties may attend. Visit SmartStartAlabama.org for more information.

August 23, 2019
Registration for the Alabama Baby Coalition's 2019 Infant Mortality Summit is now open. 
8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. at the Goodwill Easterseals, 2440 Gordon Smith Drive in Mobile, AL 36617.
Agenda and registration information is now available!

September 5-6, 2019
Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Certificate Training
Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center
5 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, Alabama 35805
Sign-in 8:00 a.m. / Training 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: 8/28/2019  -  Cost: $375.00

September 26-27, 2019
2019 Infant Mortality Reduction Summit, Prattville, AL
"Community Interventions Combatting Infant Mortality"
Learn more and register now!
Read more about the Alabama Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative and the 2018 Summit.

October 4, 2019
Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children presents the 2019 Annual Perinatal Conference: Let's Celebrate!
Friday, October 4,02019 from 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. at the Ledges in Huntsville, Alabama.
Please see our brochure for more detailed information.

October 15, 2019
River Region Community Action Team, Candlelight Memorial in Honor of Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day
To be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts on 1 Museum Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117.
Registration will begin at 6:00PM with the Program starting at 6:30PM. See our flyer for more information.

October 24, 2019
Cultural Awareness of the Dynamics of Domestic Violence Workshop.  October 24, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Trenholm State Community College Auditorium, 3920 Troy Highway in Montgomery, AL.  See the attached workshop flyer for more information.

October 25, 2019
Motivational Interviewing Workshop at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
October 25, 2019 from 8:00AM-4:00PM located at 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223. 
See the workshop flyer for more information.

November 23-24
2019 Series, Intensive Course in Prescribing and Pharmacology of Controlled Drugs: Critical Issues and Common Pitfalls.
This Meeting is presented by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and the Alabama Board of Nursing. See our brochure for more information or register for the course.





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