been discussing ways to improve data collection and surveillance with CDC, the National Center for Health Statistics, ACOG, and other partners to improve research with the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, all with the goal of improving maternal health and reducing maternal mortality and morbidity in this country.

Rasmussen thanked Lu and Conry for their inspiring and thought-provoking remarks and opened the next segment of the workshop.

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