In the “Babyland” clips and “Precious Loss” short documentary we see a doctor mention that one of the reasons for the lack of attention to the problem of high infant mortality is that “babies don’t vote.”
Discuss what factors contribute to the high rate of infant mortality particularly among black residents of Memphis, Tennessee, where the cemetery “Babylarid” is located and in Aurora, Colorado, where “Precious Loss” was filmed.
Why is it that the wealthiest African American woman’s rate of pre-term birth is higher than the poorest white woman’s?
How do you see the field of community health addressing the issue of infant mortality in poor communities of the United States?
What compelling argument can the health workers make to those in power who can make decisions of allocating funding
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