Region III - Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council 

Mission: To inform and strengthen programs, practices, policies and services that contribute to achieving better health for all within Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia by eliminating health disparities, addressing the determinants of health, and stimulating communities to empower themselves. 

Vision: A nation free of disparities in health and health care. 

Priority Areas:
  • Increasing Awareness of the Significance of Health Disparities
  • Cultural and Linguistic Competency: Improve cultural and linguistic competency and the diversity of the health-related workforce
  • Working with HBCUs to address pipeline workforce development for people of color
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Publications & Resources

Recent Announcements

  • 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, 7:07 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, 9:47 AM by Tech Support
  • Region III Meeting: Bridging Health Equity Across State Lines and Communities The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Office of Minority Health (OMH), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)-Region III convened the “Bridging Health Equity Across ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2017, 5:02 PM by Tech Support
  • Nomination Period Open for the Mid-Atlantic RHECs Health Equity Hero Award The Mid-Atlantic RHECs Health Equity Hero Award highlights the exemplary achievement of individuals who support community efforts in the vital goal of ending health disparities and promoting health equity ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2017, 12:33 PM by Tech Support
  • View The Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council’s (RHEC) Webinar on Social Determinants of Health The webinar showcases how three states in the Mid-Atlantic Region are addressing the social determinants of health (SDOH). After viewing the webinar, you will be able to identify SDOH ...
    Posted May 8, 2017, 12:50 PM by Tech Support
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