The Infant Mortality Crisis in Minnesota's African-American Community
New research links maternal and infant health disparities among African-Americans in Minnesota to significant life stressors during pregnancy. Hear recommendations, made from a community perspective, on ways to improve poor birth outcomes. Community Voices and Solutions Advisory Group (CVAS) is a partnership between three components of the Minnesota Department of Health and representatives of Minnesota's African-American community, which aims to improve the overall quality of life of African-American mothers and children.
Cheryl Barber, MDH: Community and Family Health
Babette Jamison, MDH: Office of Minority and Multicultural Health
Melanie Peterson-Hickey, MDH: Health Policy
In This Theme: Integrating Public Health and Health Care