Reducing Maternal Mortality and Severe Morbidity in Newark, NJ

September 2019
 - September 2021
Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition

In concert with Merck for Mothers’ Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative, a coalition of funders including Community Health Acceleration Partnership, The Nicholson Foundation, and The Burke Foundation, supported for the Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition (GNHCC). GNHCC and its partners educated health care providers on best practices for maternity care, developed a public education campaign to increase awareness of serious complications associated with pregnancy and the post-natal period, and disseminated recommendations to local stakeholders.

Additional Projects

Employer Sponsored Community Health Workers: A Novel Model for Improving Health and Wellbeing Among Low-Income and Minority Populations


Coming Together to Fund a Transformed and Just Maternity Care System


Doulas and Perinatal CHWs in Medicaid: A Learning Series on Leveraging Community-Based Support Services in Medicaid


Birth Equity Catalyst Project


Standards for States to Mobilize Community Health Workers


Strengthening Citywide Data Infrastructure to Benefit Pregnant and Postpartum Women