The First Community Health Center in Mississippi: Communities Empowering Themselves


This article discusses Tufts-Delta Health Center, a community health center that has been successful in addressing the social, economic, environmental, and political circumstances that determine the ill health of the community and people it serves. It provides a brief history of the area and population that Tufts-Delta Health Center serves as well as a discussion of how population health could be improved nationwide through the use of community health centers.

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