WASHINGTON (WJZ) — Maryland lawmakers on with U.S. Senators announced astir $3 cardinal successful national backing aimed to amended maternal and kid healthcare services crossed the authorities connected Thursday.
The backing totaling $2,987,679 comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It volition beryllium utilized to grow and amended attraction and specialized services for some mothers and children.
“This challenging twelvemonth has brought long-standing disparities successful maternal and kid wellness attraction into sharper focus,” the lawmakers said. “We indispensable guarantee that at-risk populations person the high-quality attraction they request and deserve. Team Maryland remains committed to providing each Marylanders – careless of their race, ethnicity, income oregon zip codification – with affordable and accessible wellness care.”
The authorities antecedently announced a $72 cardinal initiative to enactment mothers and children.