News from health resources and services administration (hrsa) A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 18, 2013, 12:30 ET

$5.6 million to fight chronic health diseases in Delta region

New funding to help eight states of the Delta region address chronic health diseases was announced today by Mary Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N.,...

Nov 15, 2012, 17:10 ET

HHS Celebrates 25 years for the Office of Rural Health Policy

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today observes National Rural Health Day and celebrates the 25th anniversary of the...

May 02, 2012, 09:00 ET

HHS announces $10.4 million to enhance rural health care

Rural health providers across the nation will receive more than $10.4 million to provide direct health care services to their communities. ...

Dec 13, 2011, 16:26 ET

Workplace Partnership for Life Campaign Gets Major Support From Hospitals

Public/Private effort encourages organizations to promote organ and tissue donation Eight organizations, including the American Hospital...

Dec 05, 2011, 06:30 ET

Children With Special Health Care Needs More Likely to Have Health Care Access Problems

New HRSA report also finds greater health risks at home In the first national report that compares the health and well-being of children...

Nov 01, 2011, 09:55 ET

HRSA Issues 2011 Report on the Health Status, Health Behaviors and Use of Health Care by U.S. Women

  The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Women's Health USA 2011, the tenth edition of an annual data book...

Oct 24, 2011, 16:30 ET

New Report Finds Children in Rural Areas Face Different Health Challenges

Children in rural areas are more likely to face different challenges to their health and have less access to care when compared to children in...

Oct 12, 2011, 13:45 ET

HRSA Awards $3.4 Million for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs

The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $3.4 million to programs in 19 states working to improve the system of services for...

Oct 11, 2011, 17:51 ET

HHS Awards $82 Million to Strengthen Nursing Workforce

Funds help support facilities with nursing shortages HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has announced $82 million in awards to help bolster the...

Sep 27, 2011, 17:12 ET

HRSA Awards $2.3 Million to Integrate Oral Health Care into School-Based Health Centers

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) today announced nearly $2.3 million in awards to 12 organizations to increase access to...

Sep 13, 2011, 15:56 ET

HRSA Awards $9.7 Million to Strengthen Health Care Workforce Diversity

Awards help students from disadvantaged backgrounds enter health professions The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) today...

Sep 08, 2011, 16:16 ET

HRSA Awards $550,000 to Provide Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Access to Oral Health Services

HRSA recently awarded $550,000 to the National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) to provide training and technical assistance to help HRSA's...

Sep 08, 2011, 14:33 ET

HRSA Awards $231,800 to Provide Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Care for the Elderly Among Safety Net Providers

HRSA recently awarded $231,800 to North American Management (NAM), based in Alexandria, Va., for its Health and the Aging project. The project will...

Sep 07, 2011, 13:24 ET

HRSA Awards $5.1 Million to Bolster HIV/AIDS Training and Technical Assistance Programs

Awards will expand technical assistance and further develop HIV workforce The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) today announced...

Aug 25, 2011, 12:00 ET

HRSA Awards $28.3 Million for Children With Special Health Care Needs

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $28.3 million to 43 Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other...

Jun 06, 2011, 15:33 ET

HRSA Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care now Available Online

The Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care, a comprehensive roadmap for physicians, nurse-practitioners, dentists and other clinicians on how best to...

May 17, 2011, 14:30 ET

HHS Awards $4.9 Million to Support Families of Children With Special Health Care Needs

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced $4.9 million in new and continuing grants to support the Family-to-Family Health Information...

May 10, 2011, 10:15 ET

Affordable Care Act Helps Expand Future Primary Care Workforce

Funding for the National Health Service Corps will provide scholarships to students in training for primary health care careers HHS Secretary...

Apr 28, 2011, 16:13 ET

Leprosy in U.S. May be Transmitted by Armadillos, Study Finds

A new genetic study on leprosy bacteria reports that armadillos may be a source of infection in the Southern United States.  The collaboration...

Mar 18, 2011, 13:42 ET

Medical Homes Ensure Better Health Care for Children

Researchers at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau publish their findings on health care for...