Michigan Department of Community Health

Lansing, Michigan, United States

Enable Michigan Nurse-Family Partnership to continue to address high rates of infant mortality, child abuse, juvenile injustice, and health disparities by providing services in Berrien County, Michigan

April 1, 2011 - March 31, 2012

Focus Area

Healthy Kids

Geographic Focus

Michigan

Amount

$63,000

Related

 

Healthy birth outcomes

As director of the bureau of family, maternal and child health for the Michigan Department of Community Health, Alethia Carr is all too familiar with the consistent health disparity that exists between racial populations, especially when it comes to infant mortality rates.

Healthy Kids

 

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