Rural Community Health Gateway
Build What Works
The Rural Community Health Gateway can help you build effective community health programs and improve services you offer. Resources and examples in this Gateway are chosen for effectiveness and adaptability and drawn from programs with a strong history of service and community success. By starting from approaches that are known to be effective, you can make the best use of limited funding and resources.
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Evidence-Based Program Examples
The Rural Health Models and Innovations Hub provides access to program models that have been shown to be effective:
You may also be interested in other collections of program examples from reputable sources, each of which use their own criteria for what types of programs are included.
About the Rural Community Health Gateway
The Rural Community Health Gateway showcases program approaches that you can adapt to fit your community and the people you serve, allowing you to:
Gateway resources are made available through the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis in collaboration with the Rural Assistance Center. Funding is provided by the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), Health Resources and Services Administration.
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