Region II Health Equity Council

Mission: To eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity in Region II through culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and policies. 

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

Priority areas and language on committees:
  • Engage youth as emerging leaders in region-wide efforts to promote health equity
  • Improve data availability and coordination, utilization, and diffusion of research and evaluation outcomes, as well as help integrate the various data collection activities in PR and USVI
  • Investigate the Impact of the Federal Smoking Ban on Residents of Public Housing Communities
  • Increase access to health care
The council’s activities are coordinated by one Co-Chair, and directed by the three committees, Data, Youth, and Policy.

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