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Structural Capacities, Processes and Performance of Essential Public Health Services by Small Local Public Health Systems

Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN, Madison School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, H6/246CSC, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792-2455, 608-263-5282, sjzahner@wisc.edu

What factors influence the performance of small local public health agencies in Wisconsin? This study identifies key factors by determining the contributions of specific structural capacities and processes in providing three essential public health services: (1) monitoring health status; (2) mobilizing community partnerships; and (3) developing policies and plans. The objective of this study is to gain insight inot specific factors that can improve the quality of small local public health systems in order to assist policymakers and administrators with targeting resources and technical assistance.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this presentation participants will be able to

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Any relevant financial relationships? No

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Public Health Systems Research: From Evidence to Improvement

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA