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-UC Davis - New grant will help rural hospitals care for moms with opioid use disorder

Sep 29, 2020 - ENP Newswire

SACRAMENTO - A UC Davis Health team was awarded a $ 500,000 grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and share best practices with rural maternal and infant health care providers.

The goal is to help pregnant and post-partum mothers with opioid use disorder (OUD) and their infants, who may develop neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). The three-year grant starts this month.

Through the project, titled 'Optimizing Pregnancy and Infant Outcomes i...