Blog Posts By: Melissa J. Robinson, MBA

Black Health Care Coalition works to achieve health equity

March 18, 2016

The Black Health Care Coalition (BHCC) is a 27-year-old nonprofit organization deeply committed to the adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” (Benjamin Franklin). While we aim to prevent chronic illness, our staff and medical volunteers understand and value the opportunity to provide secondary prevention and effectively serve those living with […]

The Tools We Need to Break Old Habits, Vote Yes on Prop B

October 31, 2012

Voting Yes on Proposition B is Missouri’s chance to break old habits. Our state has never invested money into smoking cessation and prevention, but Prop B’s 73-cent tobacco tax increase would change that by directing 20 percent of the revenue from the tax to these lifesaving programs and giving people the resources they need to […]

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