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Public Health

Focus Area Description

A strong public health system is vital to help protect entire populations from disease, disability and premature death. The Foundation seeks to strengthen and connect the critical components of the public health system in Kansas by addressing issues such as public health education, work force development for public health professionals and bioterrorism preparedness.

Focus Area Goal

Local health departments have received national accreditation

Grant Amount: $205,000
Duration (months): 12
The purpose of this grant is to contribute toward the development of the core technology infrastructure necessary for establishment of a Health Information Exchange (HIE).
Grant Amount: $149,367
Duration (months): 12
The purpose of this grant is to form a collaborative partnership with the Pew Charitable Trust to improve oral health in Kansas.
Grant Amount: $35,000.00
Duration (months): 9
Design the curriculum for a public health institute.

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