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News by Topic: Appalachia

Jan 31, 2023 - The Virginia Consortium to Advance Healthcare in Appalachia will use $5.1 million in federal grant money to launch or expand several innovative programs to improve access to care in southwestern Virginia. The effort is aimed at tackling health inequity, improving rural healthcare, and expanding evidence-based models in telehealth for underserved communities.
Source: HealthLeaders
Jan 12, 2023 - The Community Education Group in West Virginia will use two $50,000 grants to help community-based organizations provide mPox education to LGBTQ residents in rural parts of the 13 Appalachian states. The group will create educational materials and host meetings to reduce barriers to care for those in the LGBTQ community who are most at risk.
Source: The Daily Yonder