Region VIII - Mountain States RHEC

Mission: To improve conditions in which people live, learn, work, and play through innovations and coordination of shared action, knowledge, and resources, working with new and existing partnerships 

Vision: Optimal health for all to achieve health equity

Priority Areas: 
  • Increase awareness about RHEC VIII initiatives and efforts to reduce health disparities, promote health equity, and increase understanding of the social determinants of health 
  • Provide education and awareness of cultural and linguistic competency within the region 
  • Serve as a clearinghouse of information on individual tribes’ activities related to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (93-638, or ISDEAA) 
  • Engage youth as emerging leaders in region-wide efforts to promote health equity 
  • Increase access to health care 
  • Build capacity by sharing implementation models to support community health worker (CHW) programs

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