Maternal Motherhood Grant Award

Release

https://www.phila.gov/2019-09-17-city-announces-million-dollar-grant-award-to-combat-maternal-mortality/

Inquirer

“The highest cause of maternal mortality in Philadelphia is related to cardiovascular conditions,” said obstetrician-gynecologist Aasta Mehta, an adviser to the city Department of Health and a leader of its committee that reviews all pregnancy-related maternal deaths. “With Heart Safe Motherhood, we can monitor them much more rigorously and avoid hospital readmissions.”

https://www.inquirer.com/health/camden-philadelphia-merck-grants-maternal-mortality-20190917.html

By Marie McCullough