Region IV - Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC)

Our purpose is to build collaboration and partnerships to achieve health equity in the Southeast region of the U.S.

Vision: A region free of disparities in health and healthcare, where all people attain the highest level of health.

Mission: To inform policy, change systems, and increase awareness for health equity.
Priority Areas:
  • Increase funding for Food Financing Initiatives in each state
  • Incorporate Culturally and Linguistic Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards into healthcare professional certification/licensing requirements in each state
  • Increase Awareness about the RHEC and the Affordable Care Act

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Publications & Resources

Recent Announcements

  • SHEC Provides ACA Resources Just In Time For Open Enrollment The SHEC has added ACA resources for the general public, AI/AN populations and Georgia residents to its list of publications. Get the most updated information here and check under ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2016, 10:25 AM by NPA RHEC
  • SHEC Hosts Three Cultural Competency Webinars As A Follow-Up to Cultural Competency Guide The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) hosted a three-part webinar series in various regions of the country, as a follow-up to its Cultural Competency Resource Guide. The webinars ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2016, 7:50 AM by NPA RHEC
  • Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) Releases a Cultural Competency Resource Guide This resource guide was developed with the intention of providing easy access to resources on cultural competency for those who want to know more about it. It includes articles and ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2016, 5:53 AM by NPA RHEC
  • Access to Capital an Often Overlooked Social Determinant of Health Consider for a moment that the nation has 6,500 communities designated as food deserts and that 1,441 of those, or 22 percent, are located in eight Southeastern states ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2016, 5:45 AM by NPA RHEC
  • Southeastern RHEC Partners with UpLift Solutions on Food Financing Initiative The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) launched its fresh food financing initiative on Dec. 4, 2015, in Atlanta, Ga., in partnership with UpLift Solutions, a national nonprofit that serves as ...
    Posted Apr 26, 2016, 6:48 AM by NPA RHEC
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