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The Office for Community Health


The University of New Mexico's Office for Community Health (OCH) plays a vital role in advancing health and health equity for all New Mexicans. OCH recognizes that social determinants, such as housing, education, food, transportation, utilities, income and social inclusion, play a far greater role in health than does the health care system.

OCH has developed powerful strategies to address these determinants, which start by touching the lives of individuals and extending to communities, the state, the nation and world.