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


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.