142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Advocacy to transform public health: An Affiliate perspective

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Sunday, November 16, 2014 : 9:55 AM - 10:10 AM

Lois Hall, MS , Ohio Public Health Association, Columbus, OH
My portion of this panel will describe advocacy efforts made by the Ohio Public Health Association over the past several years.  I will share lessons learned through the advocacy process and suggestions for successful advocacy.

Learning Areas:

Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify three strategies for engaging in a successful advocacy campaign.

Keyword(s): Advocacy

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 35 years of experience in public health, with 30 at the State Health Department level and 6 as the Executive Director of the Ohio Public Health Association. I have had working relationships with funders, advocacy groups, recipients and providers of public health services, and policymakers at the federal, state and local levels. I have a specific interest in making sure that there is an inclusive voice for public health.
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.

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