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Delta Health Center staff work in the clinical lab

Courtesy Daniel Bernstein

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MOUND BAYOU, MISSISSIPPI

Based on an example from South Africa, the Delta Health Center was launched in Mound Bayou, Mississippi in 1967. As well as medical care, staff focused on the social problems that undermined health in the region, such as hunger and unemployment.

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GUEST COLUMN

Dr. Jack Geiger is a founding member of Physicians for Social Responsibility and established the first community health centers in the United States.

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Based on an exhibition at the National Library
of Medicine

ONLINE ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES

ONLINE ACTIVITIES & RESOURCES

Test your knowledge of the world of global health in online activities, and take this topic into the classroom with resources for students and teachers.

DOWNLOADS

Hear more about global health topics from leaders and advocates featured in the exhibition.

GET INVOLVED

GET INVOLVED
Getting involved starts here. Find out what you can do to tackle the issues you care about.

VISIT

VISIT
The Installation at the National Institutes of Health has closed. See the Traveling Exhibition at a library near you.