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Sean Bruna et. al, 2014. This article examines the experience of a frontier-based community health center when it utilized the Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments (THRIVE) for assessing social determinants of health with a local health consortium. … Continue reading
National Center for Frontier Communities, 2014. The National Center for Frontier Communities has been at the forefront of disseminating information about and gathering comments on the “frontier and remote” (FAR) methodology for identifying frontier areas. In this letter to the … Continue reading
Since January 2014, NCFC has been working with the Southwest New Mexico Food Policy Council to address food policy issues in four frontier New Mexico counties. The mission of the Council is to increase access to healthy, affordable food and … Continue reading
On November 5, 2012, a new methodology for identifying “frontier and remote” (FAR) areas was released by the the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The FAR methodology uses travel time to population … Continue reading
Geoffrey Hudson and Marion Maar, 2014. “In 2005 the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Canada implemented the world’s first and (still) only mandatory Aboriginal community placement for all its medical students… Cultural immersion in [rural and remote] Aboriginal communities … Continue reading
The Nonprofit Resource Group (NRG) is a program of NCFC that provides assessment, training, capacity building and consulting services to nonprofits, coalitions, and health service organizations in rural and frontier communities. Nonprofits and other community organizations and coalitions form an … Continue reading