To improve health outcomes and advance health equity by offering primary-care services focused on chronic health conditions affecting the local African-American population.
Bottom Line for Portland
Of every 10 patients with high blood pressure, NxNE has helped eight bring it under control, reducing their risk of stroke and heart disease. This beats the national average of five out of 10 adults with hypertension having it controlled.
“I always felt with North by Northeast that I had someone advocating for me, but I didn’t appreciate how important that was until now, how it could be a matter of life and death. What you’re doing is really special.” —NxNE patient
How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?
$10 provides three months of medication for one of our uninsured patients.
How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?
$50 provides four hours of blood-pressure checks in a barbershop as part of NxNE’s Cuts & Checks program, or helps three people enroll in health insurance.