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
  • Lead efforts aimed at reducing the health burden of violence with Region IV
  • Increase access to health care.
Contact SHEC
If you would like to contact SHEC, click here

Join the SHEC Email Listserv
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Join the SHEC
If you would like to apply to become a SHEC member, click here

Partner with SHEC
To find out more about becoming a SHEC Expert Stakeholder, click here


Follow the SHEC on social media to keep up-to-date with the latest health equity efforts in the Southeastern region:

https://twitter.com/SHEC16
https://www.facebook.com/SoutheasternHealthEquityCouncil



Publications & Resources


Recent Announcements

  • September 11-13: State of Black Health National Conference NAATPN, Inc., in conjunction with the National Medical Association, the NAACP, and the Southeast Health Equity Council, is pleased to host a national conference to address the state of health ...
    Posted Jul 11, 2018, 9:16 AM by Tech Support
  • Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) and the Stay Connected. Stay Strong! Conference: Supporting Families Impacted by Incarceration It is important to understand the ways in which incarceration impacts the health and well-being of prisoners and their children and family members. Everyone can benefit from resources and ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2018, 1:50 PM by Tech Support
  • ASTHO Webinar: Integrating Health Equity into Funding Opportunity Announcements Date: Tuesday, February 20 Time: 2 p.m.–3 p.m. EST The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), with support from the HHS Office of Minority Health ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2018, 7:09 AM by Tech Support
  • Abstracts Sought by January 12 for Atlanta BRFSS Training Workshop The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Conference Committee is encouraging the submission of abstracts for a presentation or poster for the BRFSS Training Workshop, April 9–13 in Atlanta ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2018, 9:48 AM by Tech Support
  • SHEC Application for Membership The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) is seeking new members to fill one or more vacancies for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. (There currently are ...
    Posted Oct 8, 2017, 6:30 PM by Tech Support
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