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When the health care system fails women, Kansas City community workers try to bridge the gap
Some Kansas City groups are trying to improve the healthcare of expectant mothers and new born infants. Marvia Jones voices her concerns that while mortality and morbidity rates have decreased for white women, the same is not true for women of color, especially Black women.
Marvia Jones, PhD, MPHMarvia Jones, PhD, MPH As Health Director for the Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO), Health Department, Marvia develops, plans and implements strategies aimed at measurably improving the health and quality of life for all Kansas Citians and minimizing threats to healthy workplace culture. She works to ensure that public health priorities align with community needs and…