Region X Health Equity Council

Mission: To identify and use existing efforts and resources that target the elimination of health disparities, promote health equity, and to educate and increase the awareness of the social determinants of health within the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington 

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

Priority Areas:
  • Using a health equity and empowerment lens to analyze programs, policies, and resources
  • Supporting activities related to environmental justice
  • Promoting going beyond the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards and advocating for plain language compliance among healthcare providers by developing and sharing a Region X language services guide

Publications & Resources


Recent Announcements

  • Successful Nutrition Programs for Native American and Pacific Islander Communities 4-Part Webinar Series Don’t miss out on the Successful Nutrition Programs for Native American and Pacific Islander Communities 4-Part Webinar Series hosted by the Western Region Public Health Training Center-Center ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 6:15 AM by NPA RHEC
  • The Region X Health Equity Council Releases a Blueprint for Action The Region X Health Equity Council has released a Regional Blueprint for Action. This blueprint illustrates trends in regional data on health disparities and the social determinants of health. Among ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 6:16 AM by NPA RHEC
  • Empowering Community Members to Advance Health Equity: Building Capacity through Innovative Training Models Webinar The Region X Health Equity Council’s (RHEC X) August 20 webinar “Empowering Community Members to Advance Health Equity: Building Capacity through Innovative Training Models,” explored modifications to the community ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 6:16 AM by NPA RHEC
  • The Affordable Care Act Resource Kit The Affordable Care Act Resource Kit has been developed to guide activities that will improve opportunities for health care access and coverage as part of efforts by the National Partnership ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 6:17 AM by NPA RHEC
  • The NPA Fall 2013 Newsletter The Region X RHEC has been actively promoting health equity throughout the region. Learn more about our activities and find out what's been happening across the country in the ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 6:17 AM by NPA RHEC
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