Reaching equitable birth outcomes through healthy start
Learning Areas:Social and behavioral sciences
Identify the ways in which Healthy Start, a national community-based, patient driven, culturally competent program has successfully addressed the racial and ethnic disparities in the health of mothers and babies from under resourced communities. Explain the promising practices for Healthy Start in addressing the psychosocial and determinant risks through its emphasis on empowerment and equity as the basis for advancing community resourcefulness and individual resilience across the life course. Identify the opportunities for the growth and development of Healthy Start as a hub for placed-based initiatives attuned to meeting the health care, psychosocial, and determinant needs of women, families, and infants across the life course.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As the President of the Majaica, LLC/Save 100 Babies, I have considerable experience on issues related to equitable birth outcomes through Healthy Start initiatives.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.