Other Case Studies and Collections of Program Examples: Food security and nutrition
In addition to RHIhub's Rural Health Models and Innovations rural program examples, you may also want to browse other case studies, databases, and websites with collections of health programs.
Each resource listed below uses its own criteria for selecting program examples, which may range from programs known to be effective based on research to anecdotal accounts. In each resource, you may want to review information on the level of evidence required for a program's inclusion.
May include non-rural programs that could be applicable to rural health delivery.
Profiles the lifestyle and weight management counseling program at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in rural New Jersey.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
Describes the Shape Up North Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, an initiative of the Munson Medical Center in rural Traverse City, Michigan, in cooperation with local farmers markets.
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Health & Hospital Association
Describes a project that began in 2009 to improve Rio Grand Valley tribal members' nutrition and expand the local food economy by developing a pueblo farm.
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Native Americans
A searchable collection of projects from the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Features projects addressing tobacco cessation, healthy eating, physical activity, and more.
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention