Call to Action: Rural Health

Published: February 10, 2020

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  • Addressing the unique health needs of people in rural America is critical to achieving the American Heart Association’s new 2030 impact goal for equitably increasing healthy life expectancy.
  • Innovative approaches are needed to address and improve rural health, and research is needed to identify which approaches work best.
  • The AHA is committed to working with strategic partners to develop solutions to improve rural health in America, the Presidential Advisory calls for sustained commitment at the local, state and national levels.