Region VI - Southwest Regional Health Equity Council

Mission: To increase the effectiveness of programs that target the elimination of health disparities and address the determinants of health through the coordination of partners, leaders, and stakeholders committed to action within Region VI. 

Vision: A nation free of disparities in health and health care.

Priority Areas: 
  • Increasing equity in policies that affect health and the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) with a focus on health literacy
  • Increasing access to health care
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Publications & Resources



Recent Announcements

  • ASTHO Webinar: Integrating Health Equity into Funding Opportunity Announcements Date: Tuesday, February 20 Time: 2 p.m.–3 p.m. EST The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), with support from the HHS Office of Minority Health ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2018, 7:14 AM by Tech Support
  • ASTHO Webinar: Integrating Health Equity into Funding Opportunity Announcements Date: Tuesday, February 20 Time: 2 p.m.–3 p.m. EST The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), with support from the HHS Office of Minority Health ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2018, 7:11 AM by Tech Support
  • Abstracts Sought by January 12 for Atlanta BRFSS Training Workshop The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Conference Committee is encouraging the submission of abstracts for a presentation or poster for the BRFSS Training Workshop, April 9–13 in Atlanta ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2018, 9:49 AM by Tech Support
  • NPA Blog: Improving Organizational Capacity to Address Health Equity by Tiffany M. Pertillar, Marisa New, and Robyn Taylor A recent special issue from the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice (Volume 9, Issue 6 [2016]) featured the Office of Minority Health (OMH) and the National Partnership for ...
    Posted Jan 2, 2018, 9:49 AM by Tech Support
  • Southwest RHEC Releases Regional Newsletter Get the latest news and developments from Region 6 in their latest newsletter. http://conta.cc/2uYaGmo
    Posted Aug 31, 2017, 11:19 AM by Tech Support
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