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

  • Healthcare Coverage in the Southwest by Christian Henry, RHEC VI Emerging Professional Since the inauguration of the recent administration, the subject of healthcare coverage has received an increasing amount of attention among media circulation. With several Americans unhappy with insurance options under ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2018, 9:45 AM by daniel yoo
  • FREE Live Webcast Series in Spanish: Bringing Behavioral Health Best Practices to Latino Communities In April and May, SAMHSA, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, and the National Latino Behavioral Health Association will present a free, four-part live webcast series in Spanish—Nuestra ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2018, 2:41 PM 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, 7:14 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
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