Child Death Review & Prevention

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Child Death Review Committee

The purpose of this Committee is to

  • Research Child Death Review processes employed in the US
  • Determine whether there is a need to establish one in Guam
  • If the need is established, what needs to occur to make this happen

Child Death Review is a

  • Process to understand child deaths in order to prevent harm to other children
  • Collaborative – brings together representatives to share & discuss comprehensive information on circumstances leading to the death of a child
  • Reviews can lead to action to prevent other deaths

The purpose of Child Death Review is to conduct a comprehensive, multidisciplinary review of child deaths, to better understand how and why children die, and use the findings to take action that can prevent other deaths and improve the health and safety of children.

Click here to view Guam’s Child Death Data

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