Cash Transfers for Low Income Expecting Mothers, feat. Zea Malawa

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Expecting Justice, a program out of the San Francisco Department of Public Health, is spearheading a cash transfer program for low income expecting mothers, with a focus on Black and Pacific Islander women. Dr. Zea Malawa, who is leading the initiative, joined the podcast to discuss the rationale behind the pilot and how cash transfers can be cost-effective from a healthcare perspective.

If you’d like to support this initiative, you can contact Dr. Malawa by email at zea.malawa@sfdph.org.

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