IMPROVING MATERNAL HEALTH STARTS NOW
Harris County has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality and morbidity among metropolitan areas in the United States. Further, between 2008 and 2015, Harris County’s incidence of maternal morbidity increased 53 percent, compared with a 15 percent increase for Texas overall.
ABOUT THE INITIATIVE
Learn about the initiative’s history, goals, the Community Plan and Steering Committee.
AREAS OF FOCUS
The causes of maternal morbidity and mortality are complex. Learn about efforts to implement real change in Harris County and put recommendations into action