250645 Multi-Sector Collaboration in Communities Putting Prevention to Work: A Necessity in Building Healthy Communities

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH , National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
CDC's Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program was developed to highly impact the nation's health by reducing chronic diseases related to obesity and tobacco using a prescribed set of effective strategies to build public health policies, strengthen the community environment to support health, and establish successful and sustainable interventions over the long term. As a Moderator, this presenter will provide a brief overview of the CPPW program, successes to-date of the program, and highlight the importance of multi-sector engagement for the future of public health.

Learning Areas:
Chronic disease management and prevention
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Program policy, systems, and environmental change model as an effective and sustainable public health approach. 2. Identify successful approaches being used in communities across the nation to build healthy communities that promote healthy minds and bodies. 3. Discuss the importance of multi-sector engagement for the future of public health

Keywords: Community Health, Chronic Diseases

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present because I oversee chronic disease prevention and health promotion programs.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.