Green & Healthy Homes Initiative: Improving Health, Economic, and Social Outcomes Through Integrated Housing Intervention
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Environmental health sciences
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Explain the GHHI platform and integrated housing intervention model that combines weatherization/ energy efficiency activities with Healthy Homes practices for urban children with asthma; Describe the extent of the health disparity of uncontrolled asthma in relation to the demographics and community needs of target population; Differentiate between the existing silo approach and the GHHI braiding approach; Discuss the project findings that demonstrate upstream integrated housing interventions are an effective means to improve health, economic, and social outcomes for children diagnosed with asthma; and formulate a business case that identifies sources of sustainable financing for upstream housing interventions.
Keyword(s): Environmental Justice, Asthma
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Brendan Brown, MHS-Environmental Health, is the organizationâs lead public health researcher and evaluated the Healthy Homes Demonstration program over three years and was co-author of the resulting publication. As an evaluator with a strong background in risk analysis and communication; he is responsible for performing comprehensive research on public health, energy and housing to support organizational goals. He has a strong interest in environmental justice, public policy, evidence-based interventions, community-based participatory research and health education.
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.