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The role of community partners in community based public health
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Community stakeholders play a vital role in developing, implementing, and sustaining health-promoting infrastructure, resources, and programs within communities. The purpose of this session is to emphasize the unique and critical role of community stakeholders in collaborative partnerships that have sought to improve community health and well-being. Presentations will showcase thoughtful and innovative community-driven efforts to improve social, economic, and environmental conditions, enhance access to and quality of health care, and engage in coalition building and research efforts to investigate and address health disparities.
Session Objectives: Explain the benefits of partnerships between community and academic in public health research, programs and interventions. Discuss the role of community health workers in public health interventions and research. Describe various methods for effective collaboration between community and academic partners.
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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)