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Rural Health Workforce

Posted by on February 8th, 2017 0 comments

Maintaining the healthcare workforce is fundamental to providing healthcare quality and access in rural areas. Recently updated by the Rural Health Information Hub, this “Rural Healthcare workforce” topic guide covers a wide range of issues related to the healthcare workforce in rural areas, including supply and demand, workforce distribution, characteristics of the rural healthcare workforce,… Read More »

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Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit

Posted by on January 23rd, 2017 0 comments

Rural Health Information Hub has created a new toolkit: Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment. Like other evidence-based toolkits on the site, the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit provides models for programs, evaluation tools and sustainability resources. Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment:

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Rural



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Rural Development Programs for American Indians/Alaska Natives

Posted by on January 11th, 2017 0 comments

Collaborating for Prosperity with American Indians and Alaska Natives: Programs for Tribal Families, Children, and Communities highlights the major USDA Rural Development programs and initiatives that support American Indians and Alaska Natives. Topics include food security, housing, education, healthcare, economic opportunity, and infrastructure. Also included are program specific details and contact information for the RD… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Rural



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Access to Care for Rural People with Disabilities Toolkit

Posted by on January 10th, 2017 0 comments

The intent of this toolkit is to provide rural communities with the information, strategies, resources, and other important materials that could be helpful in implementing a program to improve access to care for people with disabilities. This toolkit consists of seven modules. Each module contains specific information that communities can use to develop a program to… Read More »

Posted in: General, Rural



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Innovations for Healthy Living grant for small business concerns

Posted by on December 15th, 2016 0 comments Tags:

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-MD-17-001 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) invites eligible United States small business concerns (SBCs) to submit Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant applications that propose to develop a product, process or service for commercialization with the aim of reducing disparities in healthcare access and health… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Rural, Scholarships and Grants



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Health Guides in Multiple Languages

Posted by on December 8th, 2016 0 comments

Hesperian is a non-profit that creates and distributes plain language health guides in multiple languages. Although they sell print books, pdf versions of their books, including Where there is no doctor, and many fact sheets are available for no-cost download. Hesperian Health Guides:

Posted in: Multilingual, Public Health, Rural



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Rankings in Action: Schools as a Hub for Health webinar

Posted by on December 7th, 2016 0 comments

Dec 13, 2016 3:00pm EST Register at  Join County Health Rankings and Roadmaps as they explore the intersection between health and education with guest presenter, Miranda Kridler, County Planner, who will share how the Athens County Health Coalition is effectively partnering with five school districts in rural Athens County, Ohio. Participants will learn how the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health, Rural, Webinars



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Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program

Posted by on November 16th, 2016 0 comments

The HHS HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy has opened applications for the Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program (“Network Planning”). The purpose of the Network Planning program is to assist in the development of an integrated health care network, specifically for entities that do not have a history of formal collaborative efforts…. Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Scholarships and Grants



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Rural Health IT Workforce Training Programs for Community Colleges

Posted by on October 12th, 2016 0 comments

A collection of curriculum resources which educators can adapt to create rural health IT workforce training programs is now available from the Rural Health Information Hub. Developed by the Rural Health IT Workforce Program grantees, the training resources were designed to ensure that others could build on their curricula, helping to seed additional health IT training programs… Read More »

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Stay Safe During Hunting Season

Posted by on September 26th, 2016 0 comments

For many parts of the United States, fall is hunting season. has tips for hunters and non-hunters to stay safe in the woods this time of year. Spotlight: Safety During Hunting Season:

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Rural

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