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The role of provider bias in maternity care disparities in western Kenya

UCSF Bixby Center
Bixby member Patience Afulani conducted a study with maternity care providers in western Kenya to understand provider implicit and explicit bias and how that may contribute to disparities in care.

Act now for maternity care that can survive the next crisis

Devex
Dilys Walker and Carolyn Smith Hughes call on funders, global and local development organizations, researchers and academic institutions, program implementers, the tech sector, and policy and advocacy organizations to seize this opportunity to mitigate the consequences of the pandemic while building more resilient systems for lasting change in Devex.

The experiences of Black women at the intersection of race, gender, and pregnancy

UCSF Bixby Center

Pronounced racial disparities in maternal and infant health outcomes persist in the United States.

Perceived conflicts in desire to delay first birth in Nepal

UCSF Bixby Center

In Nepal, as in other parts of South Asia, it is considered the norm for couples to begin having children immediately after marriage.

Quality improvement package reduces stillbirth and newborn mortality in Kenya and Uganda

UCSF Bixby Center

Preterm birth remains a major contributor to infant mortality, accounting for more than a third of newborn deaths globally.

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Health Economist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Safe Motherhood Program
 

Academic Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Francisco General Hospital

 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences