We have changed the conversation about health, and we are ready to accelerate this positive change by tackling the unequal and unacceptable health realities faced by Texans, especially among those who face the most obstacles to health.
Learn why one of the largest health foundations in Texas - led by a physician - is doubling down on efforts to address non-medical factors impacting health, and will target nutrition, maternal health, and diabetes prevention as new priorities.
Barnes explains why EHF believes that prioritizing food/nutrition security, maternal health, and diabetes prevention can start a ripple effect of good health in Texas.
Almost 7 out of 10 Texans say they skipped or postponed medical care in the past year because of cost. That’s just one of the worrying results of a new statewide EHF poll.
See the new video highlighting work being done by the six community sites participating in EHF's Texas Accountable Communities for Health Initiative.
NEW VIDEO explains how the successful program is leading to dramatic improvements in health outcomes and strengthening early relational health for mothers and infants affected by substance abuse and trauma.
EHF's Dr. Ann Barnes says by going beyond the doctor’s office to impact the non-medical factors that impact health, EHF aims to address preventable health differences that are too often prevalent in Black communities.
Our research uncovers invaluable insights about health policy and systems in Texas, and puts forward effective solutions and approaches to deliver better health outcomes.
We activate communities by strengthening grantee organizations, congregations, and coalitions to build a health-promoting Texas.
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