Member benefits

Whether you’re an individual or part of an organization, you can help to improve the health of Nevada’s minority and underserved communities. Members are part of a collaborative network that strengthens and mobilizes available resources through workshops, educational programs, events, and knowledge sharing. Other benefits include special access to research, policy information, and our annual NMHEC Impact Summit. Join us in our mission to eliminate health disparities in Nevada.
MEMBERS ACCESS, DIRECTORY & RESOURCES
Through your membership will have access to our state-wide members’ information, share your events through our distribution list, special discounts to seminars, and early registration and access to our events. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your organization’s services to our statewide coalition through our general members’ meetings and our social media platforms.

EDUCATION & TRAINING
Conduct individual and agency education on current health disparities and practical ways to join in the effort to reduce these disparities. Capacity building and skill development services to help organizations provide high quality, culturally and linguistically appropriate services.

RESEARCH & EVALUATION
Part of our ongoing efforts to highlight health discrepancies within Nevada is to expand the research collaboration within academic institutions and local partners. Our commitment is to provide research to enlighten health care practitioners, public policy makers and community leaders in their efforts to improve the lives of Nevada citizens.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
In support of the field of health services research, we provide information on funding opportunities from foundations and government agencies

NETWORKING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
We partner with and bring together community organizations, health systems leaders, and others, to support initiatives that drive innovation and improve health and health care. Then, through partnership and collaboration, we are able to accelerate change in communities and work towards health equity. As a membership benefit, you will have the opportunity to table in our annual Impact Summit.

MINORITY HEALTH INITIATIVES
We have launched numerous programs and projects to address specific health issues within Nevada’s minority and underserved communities including HIV/AIDS, smoking cessation, mental health, addiction, and infant mortality.

POLICY INFORMATION, ADVOCACY & SUPPORT
We are at the forefront of advocacy efforts, including identifying and tracking legislative bills, working with policymakers to develop, testify on, monitor, and evaluate services and issues that affect public health.

EDUCATION & TRAINING
Conduct individual and agency education on current health disparities and practical ways to join in the effort to reduce these disparities. Capacity building and skill development services to help organizations provide high quality, culturally and linguistically appropriate services.