Looking to the Past to Improve the Future: Designing a Campaign to Address Infant Mortality among American Indians and Alaska Natives

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There are three aims for this report, which will be used towards the overall goal of informing the development of a communication campaign to increase awareness of infant mortality among AI/AN. These aims are: 1) outline the burden of infant mortality and associated risk factors and barriers to improvement among AI/AN nationwide, 2) provide an overview of the health communication campaigns that have been directed to this population including the range of topic areas and methods for reaching AI/AN and 3) discuss select previous and current efforts on infant mortality prevention among AI/AN. 28 p.