TITLE

Homing in on disparities

AUTHOR(S)
Barr, Paul
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;1/28/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposed funding by the U.S. Office of Rural Health Policy for its Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program. The Office targets chronic health risks, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and obesity. According to Nisha Patel of the Community Based Division, the grants will focus on conditions with the greatest disparities in the region. Under the grants program, collaboration between organizations and parishes is required as part of their proposal.
ACCESSION #
85182284

 

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