The Marshall University Minority Health Institute received a $1 million grant today from the UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia. The check presentation took place at the 3rd Annual West Virginia Minority Health Fair at the A.D. Lewis Center in Huntington.
The funding from UniCare will help the Marshall University Minority Health Institute address health equity and disparities throughout the region. The grant will also put a focus on economic stability, social and community services, neighborhood enrichment, and education.
The money will also help the Minority Health Institute to examine the social aspects of health that create barriers to positive health outcomes and overall wellness among minority groups and other vulnerable communities in the state.
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