Northeast

San Miguel HIA Team

The HIA Team is partnered with NMHU students who are conducting research to document the potential impacts a Reintegration Center would have on the communities in NE New Mexico. For full information…

San Miguel County- Health Impact Assessment: NM HIA From Incarceration to Reintegration HIA

The New Mexico Highlands University School of Social Work and the NMHU Foundation, Inc. received a grant and partnered with the San Miguel County Detention Center and its Citizen Advisory Committee, the Las Vegas Peace & Justice Center, the San Miguel County Family and Community Health Council, and numerous other community partners to conduct a Health Impact Assessment, For full information…

Santa Fe County- Health Impact Assessment: EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT AND RISK OF DISPLACEMENT:Profiles of Four Santa Fe Neighborhoods

The Chainbreaker Collective – The root of the problem is the lack of affordable housing in Santa Fe. A national report released recently shows that over half of all Santa Fe renters have unaffordable rents and that almost a third of all Santa Fe renters pay more than 50% of their income on housing. Even at a time when housing affordability is in a crisis everywhere in the country, these numbers are higher than the national average. Chainbreaker members are working hard, For full information…

Taos County- Health Impact Assessment: Creating Policy to Inform Effective Investment in the Health of our Community

Taos, a rural frontier county in northern New Mexico, has no mechanism devoted to funding programs to improve livability and health in our community. The absence of formal policies that prioritize health has become an unwritten policy of neglecting health issues. A formal approach is needed to identify a sustained funding source(s) and formalize a way to disburse funding. We have identified the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program as a potential focus for such policy change, For full information…

Santa Fe County- Health Impact Assessment: Indian Health Services Budget and Urban Indian Budgeting Decisions – Examining the Health Effects of IHS Underfunding on the Santa Fe Urban Indian Community

From 1998‐2010, the Indian Health Service (IHS) was forced to operate on its 1998 budget, during a time when healthcare spending per capita more than doubled. This under funding forced the IHS to make serious cuts to available services at facilities throughout the country. The Indian Health Care Improvement Act was permanently enacted into law with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, and currently an annual budget is submitted with projected costs based on consultation with tribal leaders and key stakeholders (www.IHS.gov). The existing budget, For full information…

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