Rural Oral Health Toolkit

This recently updated toolkit provides models, resources, and best practices to support development and implementation of oral health programs in rural communities.   The toolkit is made up of several modules. Each module concentrates on different aspects of oral health programs. Modules also include resources to use in developing a community program. There are more […]

HHS Announces $5 Million in Funding to Advance Equity in Cancer Screening at Health Centers

  HHS announced the availability of $5 million for community health centers, funded by HRSA, to increase equitable access to life-saving cancer screenings. This funding supports President Joe Biden’s Unity Agenda and his call to action on cancer screening and early detection as part of the Administration’s Cancer Moonshot initiative to end cancer as we […]

Register Now – Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Day

  Register now for the the MCHB-funded EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center webinar, “COPE-ing with the Challenges of Behavioral and Mental Health Emergencies” on May 18 at 1pm ET. This webinar will explore both prehospital behavioral health emergency management and ways to “COPE” at the scene of a child’s death.

AHRQ Grantee Improves Primary Care for Women and Rural Communities 

AHRQ Grantee Profile on Barbara Yawn, M.D., M.Sc., Highlights Work in Women’s Health Barbara Yawn, M.D., M.Sc.   Improving Primary Care Delivery for Women and Rural Communities Barbara Yawn, M.D., M.Sc. Adjunct Professor, Department of Family and Community Health University of Minnesota funding, I was able to conduct primary care research on chronic conditions affecting […]

Hepatitis C – The Silent Epidemic!

  We hear from thousands of individuals with Hepatitis C, often with similar questions. This Research & Treatment News update addresses a common misconception about the absence of symptoms. In the case where Hepatitis C symptoms disappear, it is mistakenly assumed that the virus is gone. If this were only true! The liver is an […]

$55 Million Funding Opportunity Tribal Opioid Response Grant Program

  HHS Announces $55 Million Funding Opportunity for Latest Iteration of its Tribal Opioid Response Grant Program The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through SAMHSA, has announced $55 million in funding for its Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) grant program. This program reflects the HHS commitment to evidence-based programs addressing opioid and stimulant […]