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National Partnership for Action

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The NPA is a community-driven, partnership-based, multi-level and multi-sector approach that focuses on addressing the social determinants of health (SDoH) as the root causes of health disparities. It does this by increasing the effectiveness of programs that target the elimination of health disparities through the coordination of partners, leaders, stakeholders and partners committed to action and by bringing attention to SDoH.

The NPA is implemented at the federal level by the Federal Interagency Health Equity Team (FIHET) and at the regional level by 10 Regional Health Equity Councils (RHECs). State Offices of Minority Health (SOMHs) work at the state level to align policies and programs with the NPA and with local and national partners to promote health equity in their communities.

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National Stakeholder Strategy

The National Stakeholder Strategy (Complete) [PDF | 11MB]

By Section:

Executive Summary [PDF | 411KB]

Foreword [PDF | 272KB]

Acknowledgements [PDF | 184KB]

Table of Contents [PDF | 139KB]

Section 1 - Development of The National Stakeholder Strategy [PDF | 773KB]

Section 2 - The Current Context [PDF | 2.4MB]

Section 3 - The National Stakeholder Strategy [PDF | 984KB]

Section 4 - Approach to Operationalizing and Evaluating the National Stakeholder Strategy [PDF | 400KB]

References [PDF | 786KB]

Appendix A [PDF | 816KB]

Appendix B [PDF | 377KB]

Appendix C [PDF | 273KB]

Appendix D [PDF | 320KB]

Appendix E [PDF | 256KB]

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