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

  • Tribal Epidemiology Centers Strengthen the Public Health Capacity of Communities Through the years, American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations have been underrepresented in the data surveillance that informs health decisions at the federal, state, tribal and local level ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 5:50 AM by NPA RHEC
  • Southwest Regional Health Equity Council Releases Blueprint: Call to Action The Southwest Regional Health Equity Council launched the Blueprint: Call to Action on April 7th, 2016. The Blueprint includes a compilation of regional data addressing health outcomes and burdens along ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 5:50 AM by NPA RHEC
  • Continuing Health Care for All: The Southwest RHEC Issue Brief The Southwest Regional Health Equity Council has released an Issue Brief that identifies gaps in the access and availability of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and community clinics under the ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 5:50 AM by NPA RHEC
  • The Affordable Care Act Resource Kit The Affordable Care Act Resource Kit has been developed to guide activities that will improve opportunities for health care access and coverage as part of efforts by the National Partnership ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 5:50 AM by NPA RHEC
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