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Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey Bolsters Trusted Links

New Jersey’s maternal mortality rate is one of the highest in the nation with a rate of 26.7 deaths per every 100,000 live births. Black, non-Hispanic women account for 46.2% of all pregnancy-related maternal deaths in the state, but only 14.9% of the births, making them more than twice as likely to lose their lives during childbirth. To combat these alarming statistics, the Partnership established […] Read More »

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Make Irvington Count! Census 2020

Over the past 22 years, the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health has been proud to call the city of Irvington our home. The Irvington Family Development Center serves as a family-friendly neighborhood hub offering free services, including parent-child activities, community events, support groups, assistance referrals, employment support, and a place to gather. We’ve made […] Read More »

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8 Partnership Abstracts Accepted for APHA 2020

We are proud to announce that eight Partnership abstracts were accepted for presentations at this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo! This preeminent conference brings together nearly 13,000 public health professionals from across the U.S. and the world annually to share best practices. The Partnership will be well-represented with academic posters […] Read More »

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Juneteenth: A Day of Celebration, Reflection, and Action

In honor of Juneteenth, the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey will be closed on Friday, June 19. Our Board of Trustees, leadership team, and staff want to publicly recognize the significance of this date and set aside the day for celebration, reflection, and action. Juneteenth, the oldest celebrated commemoration of […] Read More »

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Watch the Replay of Dr. Paul A. Offit’s SARS-CoV-2 Presentation!

 Watch our acclaimed featured Annual Meeting presenter, Dr. Paul A. Offit, discuss the creation of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine and how to manage expectations following its release in this dynamic presentation! Dr. Offit is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of virology and immunology and was recently featured in The New York Times and […] Read More »

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Jessenia’s Journey

Twenty-two years ago, Jessenia* had just come to the United States from Honduras. She was pregnant, alone, and living in a rental room. She had no job and did not know how to speak English.  “It was the darkest hour of my life,” Jessenia recalled. While attending a prenatal visit at Morristown Medical Center, Jessenia […] Read More »

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Important COVID-19 Update

As you know, the COVID-19 virus outbreak, also known as the coronavirus, has had a tremendous impact in our region. The Partnership has been in touch with physicians and nurses with infectious disease training and public health specialists to ensure that we are taking proper measures to protect the health and safety of the public […] Read More »

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New Symposium Video Underscores the Need to Address Health Equity

On Friday, November 1, 2019, over 300 physicians, nurses, public health experts, and other medical professionals gathered for the 2nd Annual Maternal Health & Perinatal Safety Symposium.  It was an incredible day featuring expert speakers in obstetrics, pediatrics, and public health sharing best practices and resources to prevent maternal mortality and ensure the safety of […] Read More »

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Workshop Bridges Generational Gap Between Parents and Teens

Every generation of teenagers is shaped by the social, political, and economic events of the day. Today’s teenagers are no different—and they’re the first generation whose lives are saturated by mobile technology and social media. To help address the unique issues that today’s youth face, the Partnership recently implemented Teen Speak, a free skills-building workshop […] Read More »

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