Improving Rural Health: Making an Impact in Five Years
Issue brief exploring state health agencies' efforts to address mortality from heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke among rural Americans. Includes a list of rural health resources for state health agencies and emphasizes the importance of partnerships in improving public health. Describes case studies of programs that target rural and underserved populations in Colorado, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Community health workers · Health disparities · Mortality · Networking and collaboration · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Social determinants of health · Colorado · Minnesota · Ohio · Wisconsin