Detroit Infant Mortality Map 1969


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.

One thought on “Detroit Infant Mortality Map 1969

  1. Pingback: Detroit Infant Mortality Map 2009 – 2010 | DETROITography

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s