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H.R.2029 - Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to establish and implement a birth defects prevention, risk reduction, and public awareness program. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to establish and implement a birth defects prevention, risk reduction, and public awareness program. as introduced.
  • Short: Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Rosa DeLauro

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Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to establish and implement a birth defects prevention and public awareness pr

Official Summary

Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to establish and implement a birth defects prevention and public awareness program, which includes:
(1) a nationwide media campaign to increase awareness among health care providers and at-risk populations about pregnancy and breastfeeding information services;
(2) grants for the provision of, or campaigns to increase awareness about, pregnancy and breastfeeding information services; and
(3) grants for the conduct or support of surveillance of or research on maternal exposures and maternal health conditions that may influence the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes and maternal exposures that may influence health risks to a breastfed infant, or of networking to facilitate such surveillance or research.

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