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News Topic: Strengthening Public Health

Announcing Montana’s First Public Health Institute

A group of dedicated health professionals have collaborated to create Montana’s first public health institute.

Strengthening Montana’s Public Health System: An Update

We released a new study that takes an in-depth look at Montana’s public health system and gives recommendations for strengthening it. The “Creating a Vision for a Healthier Montana: Strengthening the Montana Public Health System Study” results from a year-long project by the National Network of Public Health Institutes and Population Health Partners. It culminates … Continued

Why Strengthen Montana’s Public Health System?

This month, we are excited to start a new phase of our work with Montana’s public health system.

Montana Health Department Case Studies

In 2014, MHCF issued a major grant to support the work of county and tribal health departments around the state. Here we highlight several innovative and critically-needed initiatives being led by health departments and funded by the MHCF.

Montana Healthcare Foundation Gives $1.3 Million to Public Health Departments Press Release

For its first grant, MHCF gave $1.3 million to Montana health departments to identify community health needs.