Bethesda Inc.

How Avondale Improved Its Infant Mortality Rate

Jun 14, 2018
cincinnati edition
Provided/Bethesda, Inc., bi3

In 2013, Bethesda Inc.'s grant-making initiative, bi3, awarded a $3.2 million, three-year grant to a first-ever collaboration between Every Child Succeeds, Cincinnati Children’s and TriHealth to tackle infant mortality rates in Hamilton County – one of the highest in the country.   

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