Partner Organizations

March of Dimes - Massachusetts (Facebook):

vhttps://www.facebook.com/MarchofDimesMA

Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance:

http://healthycentralma.com/

Project Baby Springfield:

http://projectbabyspringfield.org/

Data Resources

America's Health Rankings Report on Infant Mortality in Massachusetts

http://www.americashealthrankings.org/explore/2015-annual-report/measure/IMR/state/MA

 

March of Dimes - Massachusetts Premature Birth Report Card

http://www.marchofdimes.org/materials/premature-birth-report-card-massachusetts.pdf

 

NCHS Data Brief - Trends in Infant Mortality in the United States, 2005–2014

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db279.pdf

News

The latest data on infant mortality trends in the United States has recently been released by the CDC. It can be found at: 

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db279.pdf

 

 

A recent article in The Nation's Health, from the American Public Health Association, discusses the increasing focus on addressing the social determinants of health in regards to public health concerns and infant mortality in particular:

 

Shift toward social determinants transforming public health work: Targeting causes of health disparities