When it comes to lowering infant mortality rates in LMICs, a hopeful future may depend on looking back

Head shots of Nancy Krieger and S V Subramanian

Harvard Pop Center faculty members Nancy Krieger, PhD, and S (Subu) V Subramanian, PhD, and lead author Amiya Bhatia, a Harvard Pop Center graduate student affiliate, have authored a paper published in The Milbank Quarterly that makes the case for why low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) should take a deeper look into early 20th-century United States history for some constructive ways to lower their infant mortality rate.