Welcome to the PRIME Website

Dr. Renee Canady, Health Officer of the Ingham County Health Department discusses Racism & Infant Mortality in this video.

Racism and Infant Mortality video

What are Social Determinants of Health? Watch the video and find out!

Social Determinants of Health video

Historical Trauma: Watch the video here!

Historical Trauma video

What is MDCH doing to Address Health Equity? Watch the video and find out!

What is MDCH doing to Address Health Equity? video

Practices to Reduce Infant Mortality through Equity (PRIME) is a 3 1/2 -year, W.K. Kellogg Foundation funded project to enhance the capacity of the Michigan Department of Community Health's (MDCH) Bureau of Family, Maternal & Child Health (BFMCH) to reduce racial disparities in infant mortality between Blacks and Whites and between American Indians and Whites in Michigan.

Latest Status Report
Michigan Health Equity Status Report, 2013, Michigan Department of Community Health (PDF)
This status report presents data for 14 indicators related to the social context in which women and children live. These data provide a snapshot of the non-biological factors that contribute to Michigan’s inequities in maternal and child health.