3143.0 Communities shaping policy

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session provides examples of community-led initiatives resulting in systemic changes to policies and practices that affect the social, economic and physical environments that are the determinants of health and equity.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe benefits and challenges of mobilizing community support to effectuate systemic change in public health efforts. 2. Discuss central tenents of health and human right approaches.

Building policy capacity through a community-based health impact assessment
Kristine Suozzi, PhD, Victoria Sanchez, DrPH, Jacqueline Garcia, BA and Kitty Richards

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)