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Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity

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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.
Author(s)
Committee on Community Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States
Date
01/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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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