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File #: 21-1265    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request for approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 3/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Request that the County Judge execute a memorandum of understanding between the county, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and American Heart Association, Inc., to serve as the backbone organizations and establish the shared administrative relationship for the Greater Houston Coalition for Social Determinants of Health to improve health equity for the residents of the county and the greater Houston area for the period of March 31, 2021-March 30, 2022.
Attachments: 1. 21-1265 MOU Greater Houston Coalition.pdf
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: Gwen J. Sims, Interim Executive Director, Public Health Services
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Prepared By: Wendie Veloz, Director, Office of Policy and Planning

Subject: MOU Greater Houston Coalition for Social Determinants of Health
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Purpose and Request:
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Request that the County Judge execute a memorandum of understanding between the county, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and American Heart Association, Inc., to serve as the backbone organizations and establish the shared administrative relationship for the Greater Houston Coalition for Social Determinants of Health to improve health equity for the residents of the county and the greater Houston area for the period of March 31, 2021-March 30, 2022.
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Background and Discussion:
As the backbones of the SDOH coalition, whose goal of improved health equity is shared between all three parties, their role would be to provide support. Including dedicated staff who provide support, guiding vision and strategy decision, supporting aligned activities, establishing shared measurement practices, cultivating community engagement and ownership, advancing policy, and mobilizing resources

Fiscal Impact:
This MOU is to formalize the relationship between the 3 orgs as backbones for the SDOH Coalition and decision making, no funding details are included.

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