Isioma D. Okolo, MBChB, MRCOG, DTMH

Dr. Isioma Okolo is a Paul Farmer Global Surgery Research Fellow at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC), a collaborative effort between the Harvard teaching hospitals, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital (BCH), and Partners in Health (PIH). She is a master of public health candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an obstetrics & gynecology senior resident in the National Health Service in Scotland. Follow Dr. Okolo on Twitter @isiokolo.


Posts by Isioma D. Okolo, MBChB, MRCOG, DTMH

Advancing maternal justice on both sides of the Atlantic

Inequities in maternal health caused by chronic systemic social injustice contribute directly to higher rates of maternal death among Black and indigenous people and people of color. Maternal justice is a model of culturally sensitive care that aims to dismantle inequities in maternity care and maximize maternal health and well-being.