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Health in Focus: Black Birth Workers Event

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, #Public/K-12 List, All Members

Join us for “Health in Focus: Black Birth Workers” featuring a presentation by a renowned Black Birth Worker, Tay Amari Little, and one of her clients, Destiné Price, in recognition of Black Maternal Health Week on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EDT.


  • What is a Black Birth worker?
  • What are the experiences of Black Birth Workers and their clients?
  • How can working with a birth worker as a compliment to hospital medicine or care?
  • How is community medicine tied to social justice and equity?

Recommended audience:

  • Library Workers
  • Public Health Workers
  • Health Professionals (Nurses, Medical Students, Family Medicine, OBGYN)
  • People considering using a Birth Worker
  • Those interested in alternatives to traditional hospital services
  • Those interested in maternal health, especially Black Maternal Health

Register: https://nnlm.gov/training/class/health-focus-black-birth-workers



Contact us at:
Network of the National Library of Medicine/NNLM Region 4
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Phone: 801-587-3650
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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