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Charisse Lillie on the importance of improving maternal health for the Our Community. Our Health. campaign

Independence Blue Cross and The Philadelphia Tribune continue to bring awareness to chronic issues facing the African American community – like heart disease, diabetes, COVID-19, and maternal health inequities – with the Our Community. Our Health. campaign 

African American mothers are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than white mothers. CEO of CRL Consulting and campaign ambassador Charisse Lillie shares her passion for prenatal care and the role it played in her family’s maternal health history. Improving health care for people before, during, and after birth means improving the health of families across generations. 

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