Detroit Infant Mortality Map 1969

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Another persistent health issue in Detroit has been infant mortality. As William Bunge demonstrates in his map, many of Detroit’s zipcode areas infornat mortality rate match with “third world” or “developing” countries rates. This has remained an issue in Detroit. Recently the ‘Sew Up the Safety Net” program, a collaboration between all of the major health systems in the city as part of the Detroit Regional Infant Mortality Reduction Task Force. Recently, renamed to the Women’s Inspired Neighborhood Network (WIN Network), the program has had incredible success and extensive outreach.

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