Established in 1997, the Summit Health Institute for Research and Education, Inc. (SHIRE) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion of health and wellness for all people. SHIRE works to eradicate health disparities and aid vulnerable populations in attaining optimal health. Communities, government agencies, corporations, and foundations look to SHIRE as an effective and trusted resource to identify inequities, propose solutions, and galvanize grassroots groups to address access to health care and quality of care issues among the underserved, particularly communities of color.
SHIRE JOINS DC CAMPAIGN TO ENROLL THE UNINSURED
SHIRE is one of 35 organizations approved by DC Health Link to help DC residents get insurance they can afford. In SHIRE’s view, the District’s decision to engage a network of trusted organizations that have deep roots in communities has solid potential for success. SHIRE is excited to be part of this effort and we are committed to help everyone in DC get affordable health coverage. Read More
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