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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Ahead of National Rural Health Day on November 16, leading organizations working around the country give an exclusive media update on the state of their mission to reduce rural health disparities.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm EST


WHO: Presenters from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH), National 4-H Council, and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

WHAT: Update on RWJF’s Rural Learning Agenda and Culture of Health Prize-winning communities, NOSORH update on National Rural Health Day and Power of Rural Movement, National 4-H Council programs to engage with rural youth, and additional resources from ARC. Brief presentations from each organization, and time for media Q&A and follow-ups.

WHEN & HOW: Wednesday, Nov 8, 11 AM EST. Virtual, online video meeting with Newswise Live (via Zoom). Register here: instructions to join online or by mobile device to follow after registration.

Registration is closed for this event.

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