Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity promotes sustainable healthy communities, especially those with diverse and underserved populations, through the provision of actionable data, research, and engagement / training of clinicians and community leaders.
The Sankofa Community Development Corporation is committed to sustainable, health-centered development to revitalize the Lower Ninth Ward area through a model of equity and justice. Their community and economic development programs address systemic problems that cause social and health disparities by building infrastructure that works with nature (rather than against it). They create simple solutions to real-world problems by building infrastructure that brings clean food, water, and energy for food, water, and energy to support a resilient community in the Lower Ninth Ward with the ultimate goal to support the creation of a local environment that promotes positive health outcomes and builds healthier communities for generations to come.
The Healthy Hearts Network is comprised of national organizations with local affiliates, state and federal agencies, and academic, civic, and nonprofit institutions with a demonstrated interest in heart health.
Tulane University School of Medicine is the second-oldest medical school in the Deep South and the 15th oldest medical school in the United States. Tulane School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
The Lower 9th Ward Senior Center is located at the Andrew P. Sanchez & Copelyn-Bird Center at 1616 Caffin Ave., Suite 1100 in the Lower Ninth Ward. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays; all residents of Orleans Parish aged 60-plus are eligible to join.
The Xavier University Health & Wellness Center is committed to improving the health of the community by providing education, medication therapy management and screening services to those with Diabetes-related health care needs in the Greater New Orleans area. In addition, the Center seeks to engage the community in research designed to eliminate related health disparities.
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