The U.S. has one of the highest infant mortality rates among industrialized nations, and unacceptable racial disparities in rates. In a special issue supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) shares the latest research on ways to reduce racial disparities and improve birth outcomes.
WKKF believes every child deserves the opportunity to thrive, and invests in maternal and child health to advance children’s best interests from the start. In the special issue, WKKF’s Dr. Gail C. Christopher, vice president – program strategy, and Patrick Simpson, program officer, explore the impact of racial gaps in birth outcomes and the role a supportive maternal health system can play.
Here is the list of articles available for free access:
The print edition publishes in February.