Breaking the link between unhealthy housing and unhealthy children: The green & healthy homes initiative
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Explain the GHHI platform and intervention models Differentiate between the existing silo approach and the GHHI integrated approach List the components within the built environment of the home targeted by the Comprehensive Assessment Tool for mitigation Describe emerging findings from participating communities through the use of case studies.
Keyword(s): Housing, Public Health Policy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have 20+ years experience advocating for healthy housing, most recently designing and implementing the Green & Healthy Homes Initiativeâ¢ (GHHI). GHHI is a groundbreaking program in 16 US cities and, through Clinton Global Initiative America, has pledged to create 25,000 green & healthy homes by 2015. I am a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leader, Weinberg Foundation Fellow, and serve as the Chair of the Built Environment for the Sustainability Commission of Baltimore.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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