University of Wisconsin–Madison

The Critical State of Black Women's Health

Type Ordinance
Year 2022
Level State
State(s) All States, Arkansas
Policy Areas Health
This report provides an overview of the issues affecting Black women's health, including systemic racism, discrimination, and implicit bias within the health care system. It offers the following recommendations: create policies with an intentional racial equity lens, expand Medicaid benefits (including postpartum coverage), integrate health access into public schools, ensure technological accessibility for Black families, increase the number of Black professionals in the medical field, and improve the quality of care for Black women.

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