Public Health Practice Worth reading: Black Maternal Health Week, childcare costs, and ocean conservation
First, a few of the great pieces from Black Maternal Health Week:
- Monica McLemore in Scientific American: To Prevent Women from Dying in Childbirth, First Stop Blaming Them
- Tasmiha Khan in Essence: It’s Time To Demand More When It Comes To Black Maternal Health
- Regina Mahone in Rewire: State Legislators Are Finally Doing Something About the Black Maternal Health Crisis
- Char Adams in People: Meet the Women Fighting to Save Black Mothers: ‘There’s a Lot of Work to Do’
- Rose Minutaglio in ELLE: Black Mothers Are Dying At Alarming Rates. Rep. Lauren Underwood Wants Congress to Do Something About It.
And some other pressing concerns for public health:
- Chloe Angyal in Marie Claire: The Cost of Child Care Is Crushing American Families. What Will the Presidential Candidates Do About It?
- Meredith Smith and Rachel Kirk interview Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for State of the Planet: Grappling With Ocean Conservation and Social Justice
- Lauren Weber in Kaiser Health News: As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It
- Adam Harris in The Atlantic: When Medical Schools Become Less Diverse
- John Balmes in the New York Times: Don’t Let a Killer Pollutant Loose
- Maryn McKenna in The New Republic: The Plague Years: How the rise of right-wing nationalism is jeopardizing the world’s health