Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity
Identifies elements of effective solutions to advance health equity at the local or community level. Featured examples include the Delta Health Center, a rural Federally Qualified Health Center that uses a community-oriented primary care model to address population health. A brief overview of rural health disparities which includes a discussion on Appalachian health is found on pages 2-19 and 2-20. Appendix A provides a historical and legal context for understanding Native American health disparities.
Committee on Community Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Appalachia · Delta Region · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health disparities · Population health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Mississippi