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What's Happening at MHC

Initiatives You Should Know About
  • Barber Shop and Beauty Parlor Health Project: Multicultural Health Information Dissemination, a project to get prevention and wellness information out into our communities.
  • Youth Health Literacy Initiative: A program for developing informed, engaged younger health care consumers.
  • April 2014 Health Policy Conference: The Integration of Behavioral and Medical Healthcare.
  • State House Health Fair: For Legislators and their Staffs -- April 30, 2014!
  • June 2014  Annual Meeting: Store Front Health Care: Exploring  New Delivery Model

What does my contribution to MA Health Council achieve?

Since 1920, the Massachusetts Health Council has been a leader in promulgating initiatives that improve the health status of the residents of Massachusetts. Just a snapshot ... to see more, view our History page:

2000’s

  • Successful fight for Smoke Free Workplaces
  • Medication awareness outreach programs
  • Member of coalition that fought for and saw passage of health care reform in Massachusetts
  • 6  editions of “Common Health for the Commonwealth: Massachusetts Trends in the Preventable Determinants of Health”
  • Widespread promotion of  workplace wellness
  • Fight for better school nutrition -- passage of school nutrition bill July 2010
  • Advocating and promoting a prevention and wellness agenda for schools, workplaces, communities and government agencies
  • Advocating for support and expansion of health education in schools
  • Establishment of Prevention Caucus for Massachusetts State Legislature March 2011
Calendar

9/4/2014
Member Only Meeting: Health Policy Committee

9/17/2014
Member Only Meeting: Pharmacy Committee

10/21/2014
Annual Award Gala REGISTRATION

10/28/2014
Release of 2014 Health Status Indicator Report: "Common Health for the Commonwealth"



Boston Neighborhood Network News
April 17, 2014
Interview with Chis Lovett
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Dorchester Reporter
April 24, 2014
MHC launches a new Barber Shop/Beauty Salon health info campaign.
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Boston Business Journal
May 13, 2013
Gov. Patrick appoints Susan Servais to the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust Advisory Board.
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MHC 2012 HSIR
November 13, 2012
Release of the MHC 2012 health status report brings broad media coverage.
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Boston Business Journal
August 21, 2012
MHC annual award event.
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The Boston Globe
June 12, 2012
Mass. House health care leader has personal experience with medical over-testing
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The Boston Herald
June 12, 2012
Bigby: ‘Buck has to stop somewhere’ on health cost oversight
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