Health Talks: Maternal Mortality in Washington, D.C.

In the last decade, maternal mortality rates have been on the decline worldwide. But rates in the United States are still far higher than those in comparable developed countries, and Washington, D.C. experiences maternal mortality rates at almost double the national average. What is killing new mothers in one of the wealthiest cities in the United States? In our podcast “Health Talks: Maternal Mortality in Washington, D.C.,” we discuss just a few of the specific challenges expectant mothers face in our nation’s capital.

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Biology of Global Health, BIOL-194
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