Closing The Gaps In Black Maternal Health Care

Closing the gaps in Black maternal health care

While the pandemic has shined a much needed light on our frontline health care workers – it’s also uncovered the stark divide in care and the racial inequities for people of color. This is particularly evident in maternal health – where Black women in America are more than 2 times likely to die during or after childbirth than white women.

Watch this clip, to listen to Permanente physician Dr. Ada Emarievbe, discuss the gaps in maternal health and what needs to be done to close them.

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