Jewish Healthcare Foundation Launches Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City Initiative

Monday, December 16, 2019

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) and its operating organization, the Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal) have announced the launch of Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City, an initiative that aims to transform the city into a safer, more equitable and accessible place to give birth. Through a $1 million multi-year grant from Merck for Mothers, Pittsburgh joins nine other cities across the country as part of the inaugural cohort of the Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative created by Merck for Mothers to foster local solutions that help cities become safer – and more equitable – places to give birth.The collaborative of local nonprofits will work to improve coordination and quality of care among Pittsburgh service providers, train midwives and other health professionals, and support the local maternal health movement. 

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