Improving Postpartum Maternal Outcomes for Populations Experiencing Disparities
Application: Aug 31, 2021
This program provides funding to support well-designed studies that compare the clinical effectiveness of multicomponent strategies to improve the early detection of and timely care for risk factors and complications up to 6 weeks postpartum among women from underserved population groups who experience the greatest health disparities, including Black, American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN), and Hispanic women, women who live in rural areas, and women with low/lower socioeconomic status (SES).
Eligible projects may target a range of strategies including but not limited to:
- Increased patient/clinician contact
- Patient and/or clinician education
- Patient and/or clinician reminder systems
- Home visits from nurses, community health workers, or doulas
- Care coordination
- Strategies to overcome bias and racism
Eligible applicants include any public or private-sector research organization, including:
- Nonprofit organizations
- For-profit organizations
- University and college hospitals and healthcare systems
- Laboratories and manufacturers
- Units of local, state, and federal government
Up to $5,000,000 for small studies and up to $15,000,000 for large studies
Project period: 5 years
Applicants must submit a letter of intent through the online system by June 1, 2021. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application, with a deadline of August 31, 2021.
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