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Accelerate Your Learning about Social Determinants of Health with Health and Well-Being for All

July 10, 2017

 

Health and Well-Being for All: Meeting-in-a-Box (HWFA) is a new product created by Dr. Denise Koo to improve communication among community stakeholders regarding the social determinants of health (SDOH). HWFA is an innovative way to facilitate a discussion about SDOH and mobilize with a “meeting-in-a-box.”...

 

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Improving Vector Control Program Performance: An Intervention Guidance Document

July 6, 2017

 

From 2014-2017, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) collaborated with 15 local health departments on performance improvement initiatives to increase vector control program efficiency, effectiveness, and capacity. In addition to reports and resources produced by the 15 health departments, PHF worked with...

 

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Zika Virus Draft Discussion Driver Diagram

June 29, 2017

 

At the time Zika became a priority issue in the US, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) was collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health and five local health department vector control programs. With knowledge and insight from these local...

 

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Opioid Population Health Driver Diagram (Draft)

September 20, 2016

 

The opioid epidemic has been in the news and on the minds of public health and healthcare professionals from coast to coast, prompting the U.S. Surgeon General to send a letter to over 2.3 million leaders calling for action1. Like other population health issues, efforts to address this crisis will be...

 

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How Local Public Health is Tackling the Opioid Crisis (Archived Webinar)

September 6, 2016

 

This archived webinar, co-hosted by the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Bio-Defense Network, provides information, examples, and resources for communities addressing opioid use. Originally presented in August 2016, this 60-minute webinar includes resources from PHF and presentations from local...

 

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Practical Approaches for Zika Preparedness and Response (Archived Webinar)

September 1, 2016

 

This archived webinar, co-hosted by the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Bio-Defense Network, focuses on practical and replicable efforts being carried out by local health departments to prevent, prepare for, and respond to Zika. Originally presented in July 2016, this 60-minute webinar includes...

 

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A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department Vector Control Programs

August 10, 2016

 

Local health department (LHD) vector control programs have experienced budget reductions, resulting in reduced capacity and decreased ability to identify and quickly respond to emerging vector-borne diseases such as Chikungunya and Zika. "A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department...

 

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Vector Control Program Resources and Reports

October 5, 2015

 

​The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) collaborated on a performance improvement initiative to assist 14 local health departments to increase their vector control programs' efficiency, effectiveness, and capacity. This document is a compilation of...

 

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The Public Health Improvement Resource Center

April 15, 2015

 

The Public Health Improvement Resource Center is an online database is managed by the Public Health Foundation (PHF), and offers resources developed by colleagues and partners throughout the field to help build and improve public health systems. The resources support the initiation and continuation...

 

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Vector Control Population Health Driver Diagram

February 9, 2015

 

​With funding from the National Center for Environmental Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has developed a Vector Control Population Health Driver Diagram to help community stakeholders work together to decrease the presence of vectors and prevent...

 

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