The RHIhub has published a new Rural Transportation Toolkit with their partners at the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis. This new Evidence-Based Toolkit for Rural Community Health is designed to help rural communities create a sustainable program through planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Three new articles are now available in the Rural Monitor:
- Rural Youth Fight for Tobacco-Free Communities Casey County students in Kentucky, reACT members in Montana, and Vermont Kids Against Tobacco/Our Voices Xposed raise awareness of tobacco companies’ marketing strategies geared toward teens and fight for local and state policy changes
- Organizations Help Veterans Transition into Healthcare Careers Rural veterans pursuing careers in healthcare may face barriers like difficulty in navigating GI Bill eligibility requirements. Two organizations in the Midwest are working with colleges and universities to reduce these barriers and help veterans reduce rural workforce shortages.
- Pulmonary Health in Rural America: Cause and Impact of Work-Related Lung Diseases Holding your breath is not an option: Protecting Rural Workers from Occupational Lung Disease with insights from NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the AgriSafe Network, and Reedsburg Area Medical Center.
- It’s a Girl Thing: Making Proud Choices Teen pregnancy rates have decreased by 18% in Union Parish, Louisiana, with the help of this program. Find out how it helps girls build self-confidence, prevention principles, and personal responsibility.
- Mississippi Rural Health Fellowship Certification Mississippi rural health professionals and medical students can now receive recognition for their experience and expertise.
- NC-REACH: NC-Rurally Engaging and Assisting Clients who are HIV positive and Homeless CommWell Health overcomes triple stigma and whole patient care challenges with their NC-REACH program: Rurally Engaging and Assisting Clients who are HIV positive and Homeless.
- Health Extension Rural Offices (HEROs) – University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center’s HEROs save the day for many rural New Mexican residents who need health and social services.
- Men in Nursing Roundtable – In Wisconsin, only 6.9% of the nursing workforce is male. The Men in Nursing Roundtable works to support male nurses and to encourage other men to pursue a career in nursing.
- Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment – November 2, 12:00 pm Central
Will feature speakers from the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, the Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry, and North Carolina Rurally Engaging and Assisting Clients who are HIV positive and Homeless (NC REACH).
- Injury Prevention and Control in Rural America – Insights from the CDC MMWR Rural Health Series – November 15, 12:30 pm Central
This National Rural Health Day event will delve into the recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports on unintentional injuries in rural areas.