Online Program

Using Community Health Improvement Planning to enhance Health in All Policies work

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 2:50 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Jaime Dircksen, AM, Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, IL

Chicago is working toward achieving health equity through a Health in all Policies (HiaP)‎ approach in two ways: 1) By convening the Healthy Chicago Interagency Council for the purpose of working collaboratively across sectors and 2) Through the active participation of Healthy Chicago Interagency Council members in the development of the city's community health improvement plan. This plan aligns and supports our fellow government agency work in areas such as economic development, affordable housing, active transportation, and healthy schools policies; and will further public health ability to assure healthy, equitable communities.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Discuss government engagement in health planning Identify assessment processes that facilitate health in all policies strategy

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I currently lead the development of Healthy Chicago 2.0, a new public health agenda for the city emphasizing healthy equity and health in all policies
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.