Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985).

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  • Source:
    413 pp.
  • Publication Date:
    1986
  • Language:
    English
  • Publication Type:
    Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
  • Additional Information
    • Author(s):
    • Availability:
      Full Text from ERIC Available online: https://eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=ED290537
      Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-01259-1, $11.00)
    • Peer Reviewed:
      N/A
    • Subject Terms:
    • Subject Terms:
    • Keyword:
      Infant Care, Tennessee, California, Maternal Health, Texas, Congress 99th, Michigan, Virginia, Florida, South Carolina, District of Columbia, Minnesota
    • Abstract:
      A subcommittee report introduces the subject of these joint hearings--the problem of infant mortality in the United States; addresses the need for the legislation; summarizes the proposed legislation; and lists endorsing organizations. The hearings examine both the scope of the problem and S. 1209, legislation to create a national commission to prevent infant mortality. Testimony, which includes remarks by persons experiencing problems and participating in programs, reports: (1) efforts made to address the problem in Texas; (2) the work of the Southern Regional Task Force on Infant Mortality in South Carolina and Virginia; (3) Florida's program goals and interest in the legislation; (4) prenatal care of migrant workers; (5) activities of the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center of Liberty City in Miami (Florida); (6) human and economic costs of infant mortality and differences preventive measures make; (7) dimensions of the problem in Florida and efforts to address them; (8) programs of obstetric, pediatric, and neonatal intensive care units; (9) differences prenatal care can make to mothers' and babies' health; (10) the Children's Home Society's special prevention programs for high risk teens; (11) major trends in infant mortality and related statistics for the United States, reasons trends are occurring, and responsive activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; (12) the Reduced-Fee Maternity Program of Providence Hospital's Center for Life, Washington, D.C.; (13) dimensions of and approaches to the problem of infant mortality in Minnesota; (14) infant mortality among blacks in Washington, D.C.; and (15) approaches to preventing low birthweight among infants. Material submitted for the record, in addition to statements and letters, includes a research report on racial and socioeconomic disparities in childhood mortality in Boston, MA, other articles on infant mortality, the text of S. 1209, and an extensive summary of ways to prevent low birthweight. (RH)
    • Physical Description:
      413
    • Publication Date:
      1988
    • Accession Number:
      ED290537
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      CONGRESS OF THE U.S., W. D. S. C. on G. A.; CONGRESS OF THE U.S., W. D. S. C. on the B. Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985). [s. l.], 1986. Disponível em: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=ED290537&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912. Acesso em: 23 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Congress of the U.S. WDSC on GA, Congress of the U.S. WDSC on the B. Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985). January 1986. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=ED290537&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912. Accessed January 23, 2020.
    • APA:
      Congress of the U.S., W. D. S. C. on G. A., & Congress of the U.S., W. D. S. C. on the B. (1986). Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985). Retrieved from http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=ED290537&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs., and Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Budget. Congress of the U.S. 1986. “Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985),” January. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=ED290537&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912.
    • Harvard:
      Congress of the U.S., W. D. S. C. on G. A. and Congress of the U.S., W. D. S. C. on the B. (1986) ‘Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985)’. Available at: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=ED290537&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912 (Accessed: 23 January 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Congress of the U.S., WDSC on GA & Congress of the U.S., WDSC on the B 1986, ‘Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985)’, viewed 23 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs., and Washington, DC.Senate Committee on the Budget. Congress of the U.S. Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985). Jan. 1986. EBSCOhost, widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=ED290537&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs., and Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Budget. Congress of the U.S. “Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985),” January 1, 1986. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=ED290537&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Congress of the U.S. WDSC on GA, Congress of the U.S. WDSC on the B. Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985). 1986 Jan 1 [cited 2020 Jan 23]; Available from: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=ED290537&authtype=sso&custid=s5834912