Kansas Health Foundation

The Topeka-based Kansas Health Institute has received a half-million dollar grant for its efforts to help public health departments find ways to work together.

Tobacco And Kansas, A $1 Billion Relationship

Jun 6, 2014
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that Kansas spends over a billion dollars a year in healthcare costs directly linked to smoking. The state once had one of the nation’s lowest percentages of smokers, but decline hasn’t been as rapid as other states – it now ranks 25th in the nation.


KHF Awards $1.5 Million To KU School Of Public Health

Oct 22, 2012

Fundraising efforts to establish a school of public health at the University of Kansas have received a big boost from the Kansas Health Foundation.