The immediate focus of the DRA’s work is devoted to implementation of the Health Advisory Committee’s “Growing a Healthy Workforce in the Delta” Action Plan. In launching the Healthy Delta Initiative, we seek to:
In an attempt to increase access to quality health care, the Delta Regional Authority has implemented the Delta Doctors program. The program allows foreign physicians who are trained in this country to work in medically underserved areas for three years. Those in the Delta Doctors program do not take jobs away from U.S.-born physicians. Instead, they provide critical medical services in areas with a physician shortage. To date, 140 physicians have served in the Delta region with the Delta Doctors program.
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