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

  • 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
  • Southwest RHEC Released Regional Newsletter   Message from the PresidentGreetings!An interesting and new year is underway! Many thanks to our Communications Committee. As you can see they are expanding our visibility and our capability ...
    Posted Jul 5, 2017, 11:16 AM by Tech Support
  • 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 Tech Support
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