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:
  • Use a health equity and empowerment lens to analyze programs, policies, and resources
  • Increase awareness of immigrant and refugee health equity realities and issues in Region X and at the national level
  • Increase the Community Health Worker (CHW) /Community Health Advocate (CHA) workforce and strengthen CHW/CHA programs to improve health outcomes and save costs to the health care system
  • Under the inclusion of CLAS, promote language equity in Region X and at the national level
  • Support activities related to environmental justice
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Publications & Resources


Recent Announcements

  • RHEC X CHW Listserv Thank you for your patience as we work hard to develop the CHW Listserv. We look forward to this resource supporting you in fostering collaboration and in disseminating information regarding ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2018, 3:22 PM by Tech Support
  • 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, 7:19 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, 9:52 AM by Tech Support
  • 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 Tech Support
  • 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 Tech Support
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