JHF Releases Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City Program Review

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Women's Health Activist Movement global (WHAMglobal) are grateful for the many collaborators that have worked on making Pittsburgh a safer place to give birth over the past three years during the Pi...
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Safer Childbirth City Gala Showcases Collaborative Progress Toward Improved Care for Black Mothers

Held October 19 at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in Pittsburgh's East End, the Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City Finale Gala was a culmination and celebration of the collaboration of local nonprofits to make Pittsburgh a safer and more...
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Join Us at the Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City Gala on October 19

Join us for the Finale Gala for the Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City initiative on the evening of Thursday, October 19 at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater. At the event, you'll hear from critical community organizations supporting Black ...
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PA PQC December Quarterly Meeting Underscores the Successes and Year AheadĀ 

The Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative's (PA PQC) December 14th quarterly learning session gathered representatives of 56 PA PQC birthing hospitals comprising 81% of live births in PA, to discuss the success of 2022...
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Sara Nelis Presents at National Safer Childbirth Cities Conference

On August 23 and 24, the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs hosted the Safer Childbirth Cities (SCC) annual meeting in Chicago with presentations being shared by large and small organizations across the country, i...
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Perinatal Health Equity Champions Program Kicks Off

A kickoff session was held June 14 for the new Perinatal Health Equity Champions Program, a year-long engagement model designed to build capacity in the birthing workforce to help address racial disparities and improve maternal health ...
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Birthing a Movement Celebrates Birth Workers at Three Rivers Arts Festival

WHAMglobal's Birthing a Movement multi-day event and exhibit at the Three Rivers Arts Festival received a great reception over the first weekend of June. Birthing a Movement included commissioned artwork, interactive artwork, local bir...
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Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City Partners Unite and Uplift Communities Through Outreach Efforts

This is the second article in a series featuring the Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City partners. Read the first article here. As part of Merck for Mothers' network of 20 Safer Childbirth Cities across the U.S., Pittsburgh: A Safer Ch...
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Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City Partners Organize Maternal Health Training and Education Programs

This is the first article in a series featuring the Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City partners. As part of Merck for Mothers' network of 20 Safer Childbirth Cities across the U.S., Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City aims to reduce r...
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WHAMglobal Holds First Meeting of Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City and Community Fund Partners

The Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City partners met with the Community Fund partners for the first time in February, to discuss their collective work in promoting maternal health. The Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMgloba...
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Perinatal Health Equity Champions Program Applications Available

The Perinatal Health Equity Champions Program is designed to build workforce capacity to help address racial disparities and improve maternal health care in the Pittsburgh region. This year-long program provides the opportunity to brin...
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Opt in PA Event Highlights Pennsylvania Postpartum Medicaid Extension Opportunity

On November 4, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal) partnered with State Representative Morgan Cephas' office to host Opt in PA: A Panel on Postpartum Medicaid Extension, the 2021 in...
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WHAMglobal Board and Learning Collaborative Convene

On Thursday, December 10th, the Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal) Safer Childbirth Cities team convened its first Learning Collaborative virtual meeting. The Learning Collaborative welcomed Brown Mamas, The Birthing ...
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WHAMglobal Solidifies Plans for Role in Future of Maternity Care and Announces Community Fund Applications Open

WHAMglobal continues to make new connections in maternal health leadership. On July 7 and 9, WHAMglobal team members joined other Safer Childbirth Cities project teams from around the country for a two-day virtual Community of Practice...
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Doulas and Health Plans Gather to Discuss Shared Interests

On March 5, doulas and health plan representatives gathered in the QIT Center to discuss their shared interest of providing comprehensive and cost-effective care for moms and families. The purpose of the meeting was for the groups to g...
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