#BlackHealthNow Reveals Painful and Frustrating Experiences With Medical Professionals

TBWA\WorldHealth employees share their stories of bias in treatment

A black and white photo of Zaira Zafra, account supervisor at TBWA\WorldHealth company Wildtype.
Zaira Zafra, account supervisor at TBWA\WorldHealth company Wildtype, shares her story for #BlackHealthNow series. TBWA\Worldhealth

The statistics are unmistakable. Black women are three times more likely to die from complications in pregnancy than white women. And according to the Office of Minority Health at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, black Americans are more likely to die from heart diseases, stroke, cancer, asthma, influenza and pneumonia, diabetes and HIV/AIDS than white Americans.

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