Black women disproportionately suffer complications of pregnancy and childbirth. Let’s talk about it.

March 14, 2018 Carma Henry 0

About 700 to 900 women die each year from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. And for every death, dozens of women suffer life-threatening complications. But there is a stark racial disparity in these numbers. Black mothers are three to four times more likely to die than white mothers. Nevertheless, Black women’s voices are often missing from public discussions about what’s behind the maternal health crisis and how to address the problems. […]

Black AIDS Institute Launches initiatives focused on Black Women

March 14, 2018 Carma Henry 0

Black AIDS Institute is launching a Black Women and PrEP Tool Kit, offering direct services for Black women in our prevention clinic in Los Angeles, and announcing that we will conduct a series of summits nationwide to increase capacity for advocacy and education around PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) access  for Black women. […]

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