WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be joined on a call by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan to discuss efforts to expand access to and improve delivery of health care at school-based health center sites.
School-based health centers are a major component of the nation’s health care safety net. They not only enable children with acute or chronic illnesses to attend school, but also improve the overall health and wellness of all children through health screenings, health promotion and disease prevention activities.
|-- Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services|
|-- Secretary Arne Duncan, U.S. Department of Education|
-- Mary K. Wakefield, PhD, RN, Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
|-- James Macrae, Associate Administrator, Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA|
Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
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