Campaign to Improve Maternal, Child Health Performance in NJ

 In Nurses Weekly

New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy launched Nurture NJ, a new statewide awareness campaign that focuses on improving the health of mothers, children and families. The campaign is committed to reducing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity while ensuring equitable care among women and children of all races and ethnicities to improve overall maternal and child health. Despite being the richest and most powerful nation in the world, the United States continues to struggle with ensuring its mothers and infants have an equal shot at a healthy life. New Jersey ranks 47th nationally with a mortality rate of 37 deaths per every 100,000 live births, according to the New Jersey Department of Health…

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