About the MRHA
The Mississippi Rural Health Association is the primary resource for professionals and advocates for rural health in the state. The Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and aims to provide resources, education, and advocacy in support of rural health-related matters.
The Association is membership based, and membership is open to anyone that wants to advance the cause of rural health. Various forms of membership are available, and may be found under the "Membership" tab above. Members are eligible for increased benefits, and are able to show their support for rural Mississippi.
The Association focuses its collective energy on events and activities that provide the largest degree of support, including rural health clinic workshops, tobacco sessation trainings, diabetes awareness, and a variety of communication tools that include the most up-to-date information pertaining to health. In addition, we provide resources that assist practitioners, administrators, and everyday citizens for rural health.
The Mississippi Rural Health Association seeks to continue to increase its influence in the state over the coming years by further increasing benefits to members and outreach to the state and local communities.
Mission Statement: The mission of the association is to provide leadership for improvement in the health status of rural Mississippians through education, communication and collaboration.
Association By-Laws (pdf, updated September, 2011)