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A primer for multi-sector health partnerships in rural areas and small cities

Build Healthy Places Network

A tool to guide cross-sector collaborations between the community development, finance, public health, and healthcare sectors to support partnerships in rural areas and small cities.

This primer aims to assist multi-sector approaches that increase community-centered investments to support opportunities for all individuals to live long, healthy lives, regardless of their income, education, race or ethnic background. Acknowledging the unique opportunities and challenges to working in rural areas and small cities, we recognize the importance of incorporating resources that reflect these realities creating freedom for locally generated solutions to accelerate through innovative partnerships.

Build Healthy Places Network. A Primer for Multi-Sector Health Partnerships in Rural Areas and Small Cities. 2021. Available online

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