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ARCHI’s Exploration of the Roots of Atlanta’s Inequities Highlighted in SaportaReport

Atlanta has the largest gap between the highest income and the lowest income residents, greater even than cities like San Francisco or New York, according to Bloomberg analysis. This income inequality makes it difficult for children born into poverty to ever move out of poverty.

Recognizing this link between poverty and health, ARCHI, the… more »

GHPC Begins Work With 8th Round of Georgia Shape Grantees

Twenty-four Georgia schools are the latest recipients of Georgia Shape grants from the Georgia Department of Public Health. These grants are designed to improve a schools’ nutrition and physical activity strategies. For the seventh year, the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) will continue to provide technical assistance to the selected schools as they… more »

GHPC Acknowledges New Sickle Cell Disease Legislation

Posted On December 17, 2018
Categories Featured Stories, News

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) acknowledges the passage of the Sickle Cell Disease and Other Heritable Blood Disorders Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018 (S.2465) by the U.S. Congress, which the president signed into law on December 19, 2018.

This legislation authorizes programs of the Health Resources and Services Administration and of… more »

GHPC Facilitates Groundbreaking Meeting for Rural Investment

How can public and private investments be aligned to address health challenges and the social determinants of health in the rural South?

That was the big question attendees at the Southern Convening of Rural Philanthropists: Bridging the Public and Private Divide sought to tackle.

“While health care challenges in rural communities are often the topic… more »

Congratulations, ARCHI!

ARCHI, the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement, was a recipient of the 2018 Community Health Leadership Awards, sponsored by U.S. News & World Report and the Aetna Foundation.

The award was presented as part of the annual Healthcare of Tomorrow conference (Washington, D.C.; Nov. 14-16).

“We are here tonight to recognize exceptional community… more »