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NINR Holds Virtual Workshop on Reducing Inequities in Maternal Health

Maternal health poster

On Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., NINR will hold a virtual workshop on innovative models of care for reducing inequities in maternal health.

The event will be streamed live via NIH Videocast ( and registration is not required.

The workshop will explore how nurses, midwives and birth companions can improve maternal and infant health, specifically for women in U.S. communities affected by structural and health inequalities.

The workshop is co-sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and NIH’s Office of Research on Women’s Health and Tribal Health Research Office.

To learn more about the workshop, visit

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock

Dana Talesnik

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