Health Equity

Develop a deeper understanding of how racism and inequity impact perinatal health by subscribing to the Region 9 PQC’s Health Equity Communication Challenge! Receive weekly emails in December, March, June, & July.

Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth

The Region 9 PQC is excited to partner with Diversity Science to offer the Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth training for free. This training was created by Dr. Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH at Diversity Science and utilizes composite case studies to illustrate how visible and invisible biased stereotypes affect care. The Region 9 PQC is proud to offer free, customized training sessions for your clinic, hospital, or organization. Watch the video below to learn more.

Health Equity Communication Challenge

We challenge you to deepen your understanding of how racism and inequity impact perinatal health! Stay tuned for the 2023-2024 Health Equity Communication Challenge. Subscribe in the banner on the right.


Archived Health Equity Communication Challenges

Feel free to download or share previous resources!

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