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Q&A Paul Langston: Baptists busy helping North Carolinians

  Interview by Leland Kerr Paul Langston, Missions Mobilization Consultant for the North Carolina Baptists, helps churches involve their members in missions through local, state, national, and international projects. Kerr: You have a lot of different projects at any point in time, including some ramp building projects that have particularly impacted some people’s ability to receive […]

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Empowerment Project & City with Dwellings: knowledge, passion & street smarts

  Groups Develop Winning Formula for Working with Vulnerable Populations   By Les Gura Most don’t see the most vulnerable people in the community or they choose to look away when they walk right past on the street. But two organizations in Winston-Salem are right there with these homeless folks, seeking them out in abandoned […]

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Collaboration for NC Medicaid Managed Care

  Safety net clinics collectively served 351,000 Medicaid patients over a recent 12-month period and plowed the proceeds from those encounters back into serving another 485,480 people who are uninsured. By Tim Gallagher North Carolina has had a rich history of caring for people without health care insurance through a loosely organized group of providers […]

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Q&A with Nashville, NC, Police Chief Thomas Bashore on substance abuse program

  Nashville NC Police Department Breaks with Tradition and Provides HOPE to Drug Users   Interview by Melanie Raskin It’s not your typical law enforcement model, to invite people with opioid addiction to come to the police department, turn in their drugs and get treatment help, with no judgment, no arrest and no jail. But […]

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Workshop: faith-based assets & population health, March 22

  National Academies’ Roundtable on Population Health Improvement “Faith – Health Collaboration to Improve Population Health Workshop.” Shaw University, Raleigh, NC. March 22. REGISTER HERE Workshop exploring faith-based assets and population health By Gary Gunderson How do we work with those social structures of faith in collaboration with government and private entities such as hospitals? Good question. That’s exactly […]

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Roundtable on Population Health Improvement: Faith-Health

  Please join the National Academies’ Roundtable on Population Health Improvement for our spring workshop. “Faith – Health Collaboration to Improve Population Health Workshop” Shaw University, Raleigh, NC March 22, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm REGISTER HERE The free, one-day public workshop that will explore challenges and opportunities for health sector actors that engage with […]

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Watch Videos from the John Hatch Lecture Series

    Three videos are available from the Second Annual John Hatch FaithHealth Lecture Series held on November 28, 2017 at the Conetoe Missionary Baptist Church in Conetoe, NC. The series was sponsored by the Division of FaithHealth Ministries at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in conjunction with the Division of Public Health Sciences of Wake Forest School of Medicine […]

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