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13 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

National Minority Health Month – Missouri Latino Health Survey

As we celebrate National Minority Health Month in April, the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) wants to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity. MOHEC has worked the past couple of years to better understand Latino immigrants’ perspective on: 1) the process they […]

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13 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Affordable Care Act and LGBT Americans

A new federal fact sheet now outlines how LGBT Americans will have better access to stable, affordable health insurance and high quality health care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read more…

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04 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Missouri Rural Health Biennial 2011 Report

From Missouri DHSS, the 2010-2011 Missouri Rural Health Report is rich with data related to Missouri’s underserved, rural populations. Download the most recent report or archives at

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29 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Looking at Health Equity in Missouri

A new project summary from the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) has been released, highlighting the findings from MOHEC’s 2010 research. Please see the summary at the following link: Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) 2010

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19 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

HHS’ Action Plan to Reduce Racial & Ethnic Health Disparities

From HHS: “The HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities outlines goals and actions HHS will take to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. With the HHS Disparities Action Plan, the Department commits to continuously assessing the impact of all policies and programs on racial and ethnic health disparities. It […]

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19 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

NPA’s National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity

Released in April 2011, the National Partnership for Action has developed a tool for organizations and other health advocates to help guide health equity efforts. The NPA plan includes 5 overall goals and 20 strategies for achieving better health outcomes for all people, no matter where they live, work and play. Download the plan This […]

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26 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Social determinants of health

Finding is hard to talk about the social determinants of health in ways that are meaningful for your audience? Take a look at this new PDF from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, “A New Way to Talk about the Social Determinants of Health.” PDF Resource

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30 September 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Is there a Relationship between Health Literacy and Health Disparities?

Health Literacy and Health Disparities

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30 September 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Health literacy and Increased Health Care Costs

Health Literacy and Health Care Costs

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