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Mississippi Organizations

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
Supports economic and social development in all of West Virginia and parts of twelve other states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Includes grants and funding, research, data, and maps.
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Mississippi Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
A statewide health professions network dedicated to improving access to health care in Mississippi's rural and underserved communities.
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Mississippi Department of Human Services
Mission is to provide services for people in need by optimizing all available resources to sustain the family unit and to encourage traditional family values thereby promoting self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for all Mississippians.
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Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA)
A statewide trade organization dedicated to effectively serving the health care needs of Mississippi, serving those who serve the state's hospitals and their employees.
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Mississippi Office of Rural Health
Serves to understand and improve rural health conditions within Mississippi through collecting and evaluating data, providing technical assistance, and updating a rural health care information clearinghouse. A division of the Mississippi State Department of Health.
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Mississippi Primary Health Care Association (MPHCA)
Represents the interests of its members in national, regional, and statewide efforts to improve access to health care for the medically underserved.
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Mississippi Public Health Association (MPHA)
Advocates on behalf of Mississippi public health professionals and Mississippians' health interests.
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Mississippi Rural Health Association (MRHA)
Provides support and leadership for improvement in the health status of rural Mississippians through education, communication and collaboration.
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Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH)
Works to improve the health of Mississippi residents.
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South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC)
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. Assists health care organizations, health care networks, and health care providers in the implementation of cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and medically underserved areas and populations. Includes Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
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Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at the University of Kentucky supporting and conducting research, and education to prevent occupational illness and injury, and improve the safety and health of agricultural workers and their families in the Southeast.
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Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC)
Strengthens the capacity of the region's 29 land-grant institutions to address critical contemporary rural development issues impacting the well-being, including health and social services, for people and communities in the rural South. Serves a 13 state area in the Southern region which includes TX, LA, AR, OK, AL, MS, GA, FL, KY, SC, NC, VA, and TN.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Mississippi
Works to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing. The HUD state office provides information about HUD housing programs and local contacts for the state.
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USDA Rural Development Mississippi State Office
Committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America. The Rural Development State Office provides information about Rural Development programs and applications for financial assistance.
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Last Reviewed: 11/9/2017