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Competent Maternity Care

Competent Maternity Care

Competent maternity care can reduce maternal mortality and improve perinatal outcomes using the core cultural competencies.   This knowledge is a requirement to reduce preventable deaths in maternal and child health and to build a “much needed” diverse workforce. Cultural competency is a well-established discipline that was introduced to medical education in 1988.  It was later […]

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Announcement: Journal Article Published in 2020 NCMJ

I am pleased to announce my recent article “Perinatal Disparities and Solutions,” is now published in the North Carolina Medical Journal January-February 2020. The US infant mortality rate is the highest within the cohort of industrialized nations. Health care providers, family, and friends must listen to women.  We know that at least 60% of maternal [...]
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Cultural Competency Training

Working With Diverse Populations in Maternal and Child Health Purpose This training is for health care professionals, doulas, community health workers and interested persons, who seek to learn cultural competency in a manner that preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities, and examine the issues of power and oppression to create systemic change for […]

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Shafia M. Monroe, DEM. CDT, MPH
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