The New Hampshire Health & Equity Partnership (H&EP) is a public-private collaborative of philanthropic organizations, public health agencies, community based organizations, advocates and others concerned with health equity. The Partnership considers health equity within the broad framework of social determinants such as education, housing, employment, environment, and other factors that influence health status and access to quality health care for individuals and communities. By addressing health disparities at their source we will improve health and health care for minority communities and for the general population statewide.

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The Plan

The Partnership is guided in its work by the Plan to Address Health Disparities and Promote Health Equity in New Hampshire. The goal of the plan is to define statewide priorities and prepare recommendations to advance health equity for NH’s racial, ethnic, and linguistic minority communities.

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Our History

The public-private structure used in the process to develop the plan coalesced various individuals, organizations, and coalitions around a shared vision and into a partnership, the NH Health & Equity Partnership (H&EP).

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Our Guiding Principals

Our guiding principals guide the H&EP in its goals, strategies, type of work, roles and responsibilities at all levels of the organization.

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Our Steering Committee

Victoria Adewumi
City of Manchester Health Department, Community Schools Project

Peter Ames, MPH
Foundation for Healthy Communities

Bobbie Bagley, MS, MPH, RN, CPH
City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services

Maria Doyle
NH Children’s Trust Inc.

Kirsten Durzy, MPH
NH Division of Public Health Services

Kary Jencks
Community Member

Jazmin Miranda
Community Member

Dottie Morris, PhD
Keene State College

Selma Tarahija
Manchester Community Health Center

Trinidad Tellez, MD
NH Office of Health Equity

Melina Hill Walker
Endowment for Health

Last updated 6/18/18