We aim to achieve equity in maternal and infant health outcomes by centering the voices and experiences of local communities and mobilizing partners, companies, organizations, subject matter experts, policy-makers, advocates and leaders nationally around a common agenda and shared metrics of success.
March of Dimes serves as the backbone organization for M-BAN, providing technical assistance, guidance, training, tools, resources and communication platforms to effectively connect partners and accelerate collective action.
March of Dimes is an active collaborator and partner directly working to advance programs, research and policies to ensure that every mom and baby is healthy.
The EHD Centers support research efforts, mentoring, capacity building, research translation and information dissemination, and are designed to address program-specific research priorities.
This March of Dimes press release describes support for our Local Collective Impact Initiatives in Shreveport and New Orleans.
March of Dimes' Mom and Baby Action Network convened a workgroup with biomedical, clinical, and epidemiologic expertise to review knowledge of the causes of the persistent Black-White disparity in preterm birth. The results are found in this journal article published in Frontiers in Reproductive Health in 2021.