Michigan’s Mother Infant Health Improvement Plan for the years of 2019-2022

by Rezwana A. Choudhury, MPH and Hadi Danawi, PhD MPH

Abstract: Maternal and infant mortalities are still a public health burden, even in the United States. Besides the mortality rates being higher among populations of color, health disparities among Black nonHispanic and White non-Hispanic populations are also present. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has been working on a new initiative to address this issue by proposing new plans including regional town hall meetings in Michigan to develop a new health improvement plan as part of the Mother and Infant Health Awareness campaign.

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