The North Carolina Black Alliance (NCBA) is looking for an Access to Healthcare Fellow to help enhance internal and external capacity to track our organizational healthcare access and equity work and community movement.
The North Carolina Black Alliance is one of 17 NC organizations to receive funding from Blue Cross NC to address issues causing disparities in labor and postpartum health care.
Rurality decreases individual access to health-related resources. Forty percent of people in North Carolina live in one of 80 rural counties.
Women of color are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality and morbidity disparities. Black women are nearly three times more likely to die during childbirth than white women, and these numbers have not changed in 60 years.
The North Carolina Black Alliance recently engaged with Commissioner Angela Bryant and Dr. Crystal Cené at the UNC Health Equity Speaker Series to discuss five key strategies to help advance health equity.