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The National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention is the national resource and data center for Fetal and Infant Mortality Review and Child Death Review.

The Center has four major objectives:

  1. Provide leadership, training and technical support to the CDR and FIMR programs.
  2. Manage a National Case Reporting System that will promote high quality FIMR and CDR data collection, analysis and dissemination to local, state and national audiences.
  3. Promote coordination among review processes.
  4. Build partnerships at the state and local level to move CDR and FIMR review findings into recommendations and actions that will improve agency systems and prevent deaths and serious injuries.

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Review Programs

There are more than 1,250 Child Death Review Teams in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and the Navajo Nation. There are 173 Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Teams in 29 states. There are also programs in other countries.

Find information on these CDR and FIMR teams

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News/Events

Webinar: State Child Death Review Advisory Boards: Strategies to make them effective in preventing deaths

Free webinar hosted by the National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention
When: May 10, 2017
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST

Do you have a State CDR Advisory Board? Could your board be more effective in making recommendations or moving to action? Join us for this webinar.

For more information: Click here.

To register: Register Today

Webinar: Data Driven Strategies for Drowning Prevention
NCFRP Webinar, April 12, 2017
Archive available

CDR Process

Find information, tools and resources to build, maintain and evaluate an effective CDR team or program.
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FIMR Process

Find information, tools and resources to build, maintain and evaluate an effective FIMR team or program.

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Data

Search for mortality data and learn more about the National Fatality Review Case Reporting System.

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Causes

Search for information by specific cause of deaths and learn about effective prevention strategies.

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Resources

Find tools and resources to help your review team or program.

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