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    Office o​f Minority Health and Health Disparities​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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    Mission
    The mission of the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) is to address ​the social determinants of health and eliminate health disparities by leveraging the resources of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), providing health equity consultation, impacting external communications, guiding policy decisions, and influencing strategic direction on behalf of the Secretary of Health.

    Vision
    MHHD's vision is to achieve health equity where all individuals and communities have the opportunity and access to achieve and maintain good health.​​

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    Black Maternal Health Week, April 11 – 17, 2024.

    Black Maternal Health Weeks is an opportunity to raise awareness and take action to improve the health of Black mothers. Together, let's raise awareness, drive action, and advocate for positive change in Black maternal health.

    Read more about Black Maternal Health Week here.

    Read the White House Proclamation on Black Maternal Health Week, 2024 here

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