Mother Infant Health & Equity Collaborative (MIHEC) Meetings

  • MDHHS holds quarterly Mother Infant Health and Equity Collaborative (MIHEC) meetings as part of Michigan's Maternal Infant Health and Equity Improvement Plan. The meetings rotate to different regions to engage all members of the community in the Improvement Plan. Anyone with an interest in maternal & infant health and equity is welcome and encouraged to attend. 


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    MIHEC Schedule 2020 - UPDATED

    1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    *Registration is required*
    February 13, 2020 - Genesee County
    May 21, 2020 – Virtual Meeting
    RSVP for August 20, 2020 – Virtual Meeting
    RSVP for November 12, 2020 – Virtual Meeting

    The MIHEC meetings for 2020 are now scheduled as virtual meetings due to safety concerns and recommended public health response to COVID-19.

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  • COVID-19 Response in Maternal and Infant Health Populations
    May 21, 2020 – Virtual Meeting 

    Clinical Impact and PerspectiveHappy Family with Baby

    Joanne Bailey, Michigan Medicine
    Penny Cox, Munson Health System

    Local Health Department Impact and Perspective

    Joann Hoganson, Kent County Health Department

    Community Based Organization Impact and Perspective

    Kiddada Green, Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association
    Debbie Aldridge, Healthy Futures

    Implicit Bias Exercise

    Facilitated by Michigan Public Health Institute

    Maternal and Infant Health Partner Sharing 
    MDHHS Update 

    Meeting Slides - May 21, 2020 (PDF)