A group of dedicated health professionals have collaborated to create Montana’s first public health institute.
Today we released a new study that takes an in-depth look at Montana’s public health system and gives recommendations for strengthening it. The “Creating a Vision for a Healthier Montana: Strengthening the Montana Public Health System Study” is the result of a year-long project by the National Network of Public Health Institutes and Population Health … Continued
Strengthening public health regional roundtable meetings update.
This month, we are excited to start a new phase of our work with Montana’s public health system.
The Public Health and Safety Division in the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services received funding to strengthen local and tribal health departments and local boards of health, strengthen community partnerships and increase the understanding of community’s health status, and to support targeted public health interventions.
In 2014, MHCF issued a major grant to support the work of county and tribal health departments around the state. Here we highlight several innovative and critically-needed initiatives being led by health departments and funded by the MHCF.
For its first grant, MHCF gave $1.3 million to Montana health departments to identify community health needs.