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Bronx Health REACH was formed in 1999 to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes in diabetes and heart disease in African American and Latino communities in the southwest Bronx. Since then, the Bronx Health REACH coalition, led by the Institute for Family Health, has grown to include over 70 community-based organizations, health care providers, faith-based institutions, housing, and social service agencies. In 2007, Bronx Health REACH was recognized as a Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and began providing Legacy Project grants to other community coalitions working to eliminate disparities in healthcare. Building on the progress made over the last decade, Bronx Health REACH will continue to work with community members, coalition members, partners, and funders to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes once and for all.

Institute for Family Health/Bronx Health REACH Receives $35,000 Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation to Support the Healthy Bodega Initiative

New York, NY (October 26, 2016)— For a second year in a row, Bronx Health REACH, a community coalition led by the Institute for Family Health, has received a $35,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation to support its Healthy Bodega Initiative. In partnership with the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Inc. (HITN) and The Bodega …read more

News12Bronx Covers The Bronx Salad

News12Bronx stopped by the Mott Haven Bar and Grill to cover The Bronx Salad. You can watch it here.      

The Bronx Salad Covered by DNAinfo and PIX11News

Image: PIX11News Recently, DNAinfo and PIX11News covered the Bronx Salad. You can view the PIX11News video segment here. Below is the DNAinfo article: ‘Bronx Salad’ Aims to Improve Health in the Borough by Eddie Small October 3, 2016 Food in The Bronx normally conjures up images of people chowing down on ballpark snacks at Yankee …read more

Bronx County Recognized as One Of HealthyCommunity50 Members in Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge

New York, NY (September 15, 2016) – The Bronx, New York has been selected as one of 50 members of the HealthyCommunity50 in the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge and will receive a $10,000 community seed award. By participating in the Challenge, The Bronx is now in the running to receive a prize of up to …read more

The Partnership for a Healthier New York City Releases Citywide Advertising Campaign to Drink More Water

New York, NY (June 6, 2016)— Bronx Health REACH, the Bronx Borough Lead of The Partnership for a Healthier New York City, announces the debut of a citywide advertising campaign encouraging New Yorkers to drink more water. The media campaign promotes water as the best beverage choice. The choice is clear, for the health benefits and …read more

New Partners Join #Not62 Campaign in Response to Bronx County Health Ranking

New York, NY (March 16, 2016) – The Health Department, a member of #NOT62 Campaign for a Healthy Bronx, today praised 15 community group organizations for joining the coalition’s effort to improve the health status of the Bronx. Since its launch last year, the Campaign for a Healthy Bronx has worked to recruit the borough’s …read more

March 25, 2017

Not repealing the ACA means that the work of Bronx Health Reach gets to continue, at least for now. (In case you missed the article from The Atlantics's CityLab's)...

March 24, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month. Read the Bronx Health Reach guide to getting your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables....

March 22, 2017

10,000 steps a day is a good start, but what if you increase it to 15,000 steps a day? Read about the study involving postal workers in Glasgow, Scotland. http://nyti.ms/2nJUyp8...

March 21, 2017

FACT: More than 75% of the sodium we eat comes from processed and restaurant foods, not the salt shaker! These tips can help YOU become a sodium-savvy shopper. #NNM http://bit.ly/2kwqZD9...

March 20, 2017

Interested in learning more about community efforts that support healthy living? The next Bronx Health REACH Faith Based Outreach meeting meets on TUES, MARCH 28th from 4-6 PM at Walker Memorial Bapti...

March 20, 2017

Many of the attendees at the last Bronx Health Reach Coalition Meeting were impressed by the interactive exhibit: Undesign the Redline, showing how explicit racism was designed into the fabric and str...

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