REACH 2010 Grantee Spotlight: The Genesee County REACH Project

As we enter Women’s History Month, we would like to spotlight a REACH 2010 Grantee that worked on infant mortality, the Genesee County (GC) REACH Project. The Genesee County (GC) REACH Project concept began with a planning grant from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1999. The Community Action Plan (CAP) was […]

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When Health Disparities Hit Too Close to Home

As we close on Black History Month we wanted to share the following note from a long-time advocate and friend of the National REACH Coalition. She wrote to Charmaine Ruddock (NRC Board Chair), regarding her deep distress about disparate outcomes of cancer. Her distress was brought on by the fact that Charmaine had shared with […]

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Pre-Order Daniel E. Dawes New Book: The Political Determinants of Health

Longtime friend and ally of the REACH program and the National REACH Coalition, Daniel Dawes has a new book, The Political Determinants of Health, scheduled for publication on March 24. In this book, Mr. Dawes argues that political determinants of health create the social drivers—including poor environmental conditions, inadequate transportation, unsafe neighborhoods, and lack of […]

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NACDD Releases FY 2021 Chronic Disease White Paper Supporting Funding for Prevention of Leading Causes of Death and Disease in the U.S.

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) has published its annual white paper to promote investment in chronic disease prevention and health promotion. Board Member and Chair of the Government Affairs Committee Dr. David Hoffman, noted that 86% of all of the nation’s healthcare costs are related to chronic diseases, many of which are […]

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Cigarette Smoking Among Those with Mental Disorders: 2012–2013 Update

According to a new article published in Tobacco Control, smoking remains extraordinarily more common among those with mood, anxiety and substance use disorders, with highest rates among those with bipolar and substance use disorders despite overall tobacco control advances since 2000.

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Long-Range Planning for Health, Equity & Prosperity: A Primer for Local Governments

“Long-Range Planning for Health, Equity & Prosperity: A Primer for Local Governments,” was written by ChangeLab Solutions to empower planners, local leaders, and community advocates with the information they need to prioritize health and equity in their planning work. Click here to download.

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Seeking Nominations

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking nominations for individuals qualified to serve as members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent body of experts in prevention and evidence- based medicine.

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Daniel Dawes Named Director of Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Longtime friend and ally of the REACH program and the National REACH Coalition, Daniel Dawes was named Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Associate Lead for Government Relations at Morehouse School of Medicine. Daniel is a nationally acknowledged thought leader in health equity and the political and social determinants of health. Click here […]

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Spotlighting REACH Grantees 2019 Accomplishments: Southern Nevada Health District

From the National REACH Coalition Newsletter: Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) is a regional public health department based in Las Vegas, and they are a first-time recipient of the 2018 REACH grant. Focusing on African American and Hispanic populations, SNHD prioritizes smoking cessation, nutrition education, and access to healthy food. They have shared with us […]

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Interview with Lowell Community Health Center: 1999 REACH Grantee

From the National REACH Coalition Newsletter: As we celebrate REACH’s 20th anniversary, we would like to celebrate the work and success of previous grantees. Tabasa Ozawa, our NRC intern spoke with staff from Lowell Community Health Center, one of the first organizations awarded the REACH grant in 1999. Recently, I got in touch with staff […]

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