High Number of Deaths related to Pregnancy The 3rd Annual Black Maternal Health Conference
A Domestic and Global Issue hosted by Tufts University School of Medicine
More than 400 healthcare students, professionals and families are expected to attend and learn about the prevalent causes of healthcare disparities and unnecessary deaths related to Black maternal health. The aim of the conference is to raise awareness, evoke activism, build community and increase mindfulness for issues related to maternal mortality and morbidity for Black mothers in the United States. "Black maternal health is a pressing issue, we need to come together as one community to dismantle the clinical and structural barriers within the medical and public health field," said Ndidi-Amaka Amutah-Onukagha, PhD, MPH, CHES Associate Professor Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Keynote speaker includes: Shafia Monroe, founder of the International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC), and founding member of the Oregon Doula Association;
The conference is free and open to the public. Food, childcare, tranquility and lactation rooms will be provided. For the schedule, full speaker profiles, general information, vendor or sponsorship opportunities, please visit http://sites.tufts.edu/
Nicole Maxey MaxeymizePR