What we leave behind: Factors influencing community institutionalization of public health projects
This presentation will highlight factors associated with the sustainability of these five centers in diverse rural communities that are of particular importance are: 1.) broad community support; 2.) diverse funding streams; 3.) broad community stakeholders; 4.) leveraging of funding; 5.) longevity of each center.
Learning Areas:Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe a 12 year public health project aimed at increasing access to care in rural areas. Present sustainability and institutionalization factors related to the project. List key factors of public health projects' institutionalization in communities.
Keyword(s): Community Development, Sustainability
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I conducted this project and I wrote this abstract.
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.