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April 2018

Black Maternal Health Week

April 11, 2018 12:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 17, 2018 12:00 am

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As a Kindred Partner of the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, ROOTT will host several events during the inaugural Black Maternal Health Week, April 11th- 17th. These events are part of a coordinated national effort to raise awareness and increase advocacy for Black Mamas, their children, and families of color. In Franklin County alone, Black infant mortality rates are three times higher than white infants (15 per 1000 and 4.9 per 1000, respectively), with a largely unreported Maternal Mortality and Morbidity…

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