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How a Rural Region in the South Cut Its Infant Mortality Rate in Half
Sep 1, 2018 - Details the efforts of a specific region of the Louisiana Office of Public Health to reduce infant mortality rates. Using grant funding, this region provided a public health nurse for every parish to counsel women on reproductive health needs. They also worked to make long-term reversible contraception options more accessible. In just two years, the infant mortality rate in the county was cut in half.
Source: Governing
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