North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

N.C. Child Fatality Prevention Program

Mission Statement

The North Carolina Child Fatality Prevention Team seeks to identify and reduce preventable child fatalities through:

  • systematic, multidisciplinary, and multiagency reviews of child fatalities,
  • data-driven recommendations for legislative and public policy initiatives,
  • assisting local teams,
  • interdisciplinary training, and,
  • promotion of community-based prevention education.

Reports and Other Documents


Last Modified: October 21, 2015