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Helpful links to information relevent to rural health in Kansas

Rural Health Organizations

  • National Rural Health Association (NRHA)
    National nonprofit membership organization with more than 21,000 members. mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.
  • Kansas Rural Health Association (KsRHA)
    Broad-based statewide association through which rural health stakeholders from every corner of Kansas can have a seat at the table and a united voice.
  • National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC)
    Promotes rural health clinics as a means of improving and sustaining the availability of quality, cost-effective health care to patients in rural, medically underserved areas. 
  • Rural Health Information Hub
    Provides access to current and reliable resources and tools to help you learn about rural health needs and work to address them.

Consumer Health

  • MedlinePlus
    Online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. It is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, and a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Multilingual Health Information

  • Health Information in Multiple Languages
    Offers a way to browse health information by health topic or in multiple languages. 
  • Ethnomed
    Aims to be a convenient source for social and cultural details relevant to clinical care. EthnoMed was developed through relationships between programs at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and several of the larger ethnic communities we serve. The website intends to provide cultural context when working with immigrants and refugees in our area. It is also an entree to “cross-cultural” practice. The For Patient Section offers information is multiple languages in multiple formats on a variety of health conditions.
KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas Center for Rural Health
Health Education Center
138 N. Santa Fe
Salina, KS  67401