USA Today Examines Lack of Maternal Health Care in America's Rural Communities of Color in 4-Part Project
Aug 16, 2022
A 4-part project from USA Today examines maternal
healthcare access issues for rural communities of color,
highlighting disparities in maternal mortality and
morbidity and historic health inequity.
In Rural America, Maternal Health Care is Vanishing.
These Moms are Most at Risk presents the experiences
of a rural Black mother living in a maternal health
desert, noting the vulnerability of women of color and
the burden of long transportation distances to access
Indigenous People are Promised Health Care. For Rural
Moms, It's an Empty One examines maternal health
inequity and access issues for Native American women,
highlighting efforts by tribal governments and
communities to address the problem.
Inequities in Maternal Health Care Access are Not New.
They Have Deep Roots in History" offers an overview
of the historic mistreatment of women of color and the
resulting structural inequities that contribute to gaps
in maternal healthcare access for rural communities of
color, highlighting research into maternal health
Part 4 is forthcoming and will be listed here when
Source: USA Today via Yahoo! News