The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve Maternal Health
Describes the state of maternal health in the United States, including data and statistics on mortality and morbidity. Discusses risks to maternal health, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, infectious diseases, mental health conditions, intimate partner violence, and more. Recommends strategies and actions that individuals, organizations, and communities can implement to improve maternal health and reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. Includes rural references throughout.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Access · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Health conditions · Health disparities · Healthcare quality · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mental health · Mortality · Policy · Public health · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women