UIC to Address Infant, Maternal Health Disparities in Chicago

“Unfortunately, many of our communities are experiencing alarming disparities when it comes to the life expectancy of moms and babies, particularly in black communities.”

UIC to Address Infant, Maternal Health Disparities in Chicago

In Illinois, African American women are six times as likely to die of pregnancy-related conditions than white women. A new initiative aims to close that gap in three Chicago communities, with the help of a $4.7 million grant.


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