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International

Urban Health and Nutrition
The goal of this World Bank program is to provide multi-sectoral programs for urban interventions that will improve health and nutrition outcomes.

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USAID - Global Health
USAID has global health projects around the world.

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Environmental Health at USAID
USAID's Environmental Health Team provides global leadership in developing, implementing, and promoting new and improved interventions to prevent illness and death associated with environmental factors.

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Project HOPE
The mission of Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Everywhere) is to improve the quality of life of the world's most vulnerable – predominantly women and children – through health education programs and related activities that improve the delivery of health care while building local capacity to sustain improvements after HOPE's assistance ends.

United States/Regional

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Center for Urban Population Health
Addresses the health needs of Wisconsin and beyond through education, research, patient care and service. The Center's research programs focus on projects that address the health needs of women and children, the aging population, minority groups, and the economically disadvantaged.

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Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI)
The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) serves as an interface between Johns Hopkins and the Baltimore community. Together with its community partners, the UHI explores ways that the research, teaching, and clinical expertise of the University can be better harnessed for the benefit of the residents of East Baltimore.

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Population Health Forum
The Population Health Forum's mission is to raise awareness and initiate dialogue about the ways in which political, economic, and social inequalities interact to affect the overall health status of our society. The group focuses on the poor health status of people in the United States.

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Contra Costa Health Services - Reducing Health Disparities Initiative
Contra Costa Health Services's goal is to reduce health disparities by addressing issues of diversity and linguistic and cultural competence. Their site contains community health indicators for Contra Costa County, California.

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