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Press Yearly Archives: 2011

DHA and Project HOPE Collaborative

(Stoneville, MS) The free medical supplies arrived at Greenville’s Good Samaritan Center on Friday. And there is more to come thanks to a newly formed agreement between Project HOPE and the Delta Health Alliance. Project HOPE is an international health education and humanitarian assistance organization that provides free medical supplies and equipment to needy clinics. After hearing about the work of the Delta Health Alliance, and the needs in the Mississippi Delta, they decided to offer their assistance.

Project Hope Tour

Frank Howell of Delta Council interviews Josh Davis of Delta Health Alliance about the recent visit from Project Hope to see how they can aide Delta Health Alliance in providing humanitarian health assistance to the Mississippi Delta.

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Delta Health Alliance Awards $129,983 to Five Organizations

(Stoneville, MS) – Delta Health Alliance (DHA) announced it has awarded grants to five Delta organizations bringing health education and services to residents of all ages in seven Delta counties. According to Karen C. Fox, president & CEO of Delta Health Alliance, “We are very pleased to partner with these groups in order to bring more health awareness to Delta residents.”

Inspiring Health Programs Still Face Challenges

Dr. John P. Howe, III toured the Mississippi Delta with Dr. Karen Fox and her team to see what Delta Health Alliance is doing to improve the health and life styles of Delta residents.

Southern Echo and the MS Delta Catalyst Rountable Press Conference

On Wednesday, January 26th at 11:30 am Southern Echo and the MS Delta Catalyst Roundtable will hold a Press Conference at the Capitol on the 2nd floor in support of:
a. Full funding for the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP); and
b. In opposition to any bill that mandates the forced merger or consolidation of public school districts.

Delta Regional Authority Press Conference

CLARKSDALE, MS – Today, Delta Regional Authority Federal Co-Chairman, Chris Masingill, participated in a press conference for the Delta Council Adult Literacy Program in Greenville, MS. The press conference was held to celebrate eight successful years of the Delta Council Adult Literacy Program changing lives in Northwest Mississippi. Also making remarks were Trina George, Mississippi State Director of USDA Rural Development, Dr. Connie Schimmel, Director of the Delta Council Adult Literacy Program, and Billy Percy, with the Delta Council Executive Committee.

Round III Funding Announcement

The Community Partnership Mini Grants Initiative will be accepting applications for the Round III funding opportunity. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2011. The project period will be March 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011. Proposals in excess of $20,000 will not be accepted. If you have innovative “grassroot” ideas which provide a direct service to the community, we encourage you to apply. The Delta Health Alliance is interested partnering with you to support focused community-based healthcare initiatives that would target critical health and wellness in the Mississippi Delta. Please download and complete the application. For additional information, please contact Bernadette Parks at bparks@deltahealthalliance.org.