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Health promotion and public health
Healthcare inequities in the underserved population beyond the fanfare surrounding a pandemic: COVID-19
  1. Magalie L Alcindor
  1. Nursing, York College, Jamaica, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Magalie L Alcindor, Nursing, York College, Jamaica, New York, USA; MAlcindor{at}

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Commentary on: Giuliani F, Oros D, Gunier RB, etal. Effects of prenatal exposure to maternal COVID-19 and perinatal care on neonatal outcome: results from the INTERCOVID multinational cohort study. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2022, Elsevier Inc.

Implications for practice and research

  • Educating practitioners about factors contributing to inequitable healthcare in the poor, minorities and a broad range of vulnerable population can result in improve healthcare practices for confinement of and prevention of disease.

  • Researchers, should target health disparities and identify factors that can be applied for health equalities in the poor, minorities and da broad range of vulnerable population to improve healthcare outcomes.


Past researchers have explored the effect of COVID-19 on maternal outcomes, a few studies have examined mothers who tested positive …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.