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Chronic Disease in Rural America – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Nov 24, 2023 - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold a hybrid public meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) on December 6, 2023. The agenda and information on how to join the meeting will be posted on the PACHA website prior to the meeting. Preregistration is encouraged by November 27, 2023.
Source: Federal Register
Nov 20, 2023 - Highlights research exploring recent trends in distance to dialysis treatment for rural and urban residents. Discusses policy measures that have improved access to dialysis for rural residents over time, particularly for rural African Americans, as well as barriers to care that remain.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Nov 15, 2023 - Discusses disparities in diagnosis of and outcomes for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in rural residents. Highlights current studies and resources from the National Institute of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute focused on addressing those disparities.
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Oct 4, 2023 - The Indian Health Service is accepting applications for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI), formerly know as the Community-Directed SDPI. The purpose of this program is to provide diabetes treatment and/or prevention services for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Applications are due November 29, 2023.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 11/24/2023