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National Institute for Children's Health Quality (NICHQ)

Racial Inequality and Injustice and the Health of America's Children

a Message from CEO Scott D. Berns

"Individuals, families, and children continue to endure discrimination and trauma daily.

NICHQ stands in solidarity with those opposed to institutionalized racism," says NICHQ CEO Scott D. Berns, MD, MPH, FAAP.

In this article, Berns calls for meaningful change to end systemic racism and injustice in our country.

Additional Resources from NICHQ:

Social Determinants of Grief: The Impact of Black Infant Loss


Addressing Black Maternal Mortality Rates Starts with Listening to Black Women


Four Steps to Address Racism's Impact on Maternal and Child Health


Using an Equity Lens to Reduce Mortality in Louisiana



RIAIMH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

RIAIMH is a founding member of the Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health.

RIAIMH is an affiliate of the World Association for Infant Mental Health.

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