helping rural kansas

survive and thrive

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Our Mission

KsRHA serves Kansans through interdisciplinary collaboration to provide innovative ways to promote healthy rural communities to survive and thrive into the future through education and advocacy.

Our Vision

Serve Kansans by providing a common voice to address the challenges and elevate the awareness of rural healthcare issues in Kansas. KsRHA intends to foster a healthcare environment that supports collaboration, rewards innovation, and encourages all rural Kansans communities to thrive.

Photo © Kathy Anderson, courtesy of the Rural Kansas Photo Contest.

Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.
— Laura Ingalls Wilder

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The Kansas Rural Health Association (KsRHA) is the result of years of combined effort from the widely varied individuals and organizations in our state that have a rural health interest. 

There are many organizations in the state that represent various significant aspects of the rural health spectrum. Many organizations have participated in the formation of the KsRHA or have representation in the association.


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