The goal of this project is to promote broad-based community health improvement in underserved rural communities in Wisconsin through a low-cost health communication intervention.
The objectives of the project were to:
- Increase media advocacy knowledge and advocacy skills among the public health community.
- Increase earned media coverage of the results of the County Health Rankings among Wisconsin’s least healthy rural counties.
- Increase awareness of the broad determinants of population health among local public health, health care, and community leaders.
- Stimulate policy-makers and other community health leaders to engage in program and policy planning and implementation to improve community health and reduce health disparities.
- 1. Developing Policies to Address Oral Health Issues in California Schools
- 2. Developing a Community Scorecard to Chronicle Public Health Disparities in South Los Angeles
- 3. Developing a Model Program for Integrating Tribal Public Health into the Multijursidictional Public Health System for Infectious Diseases
- 4. Integrating Health Impact Assessments into the Federal Environmental Impact Process with a Focus on Alaska Native Communities
- 5. Voices for Change: A Social Action Campaign to Restore the Health and Safety of Residents of the Westside of San Bernardino County, California
- 6. Threats of Litigation Against Proposed Public Health Laws
- 7. Using Health Impact Assessment
- 8. Identifying Effective Catalysts for Action Toward Community Health Improvement in Underserved Communities in Wisconsin
- 9. Developing a Health Equity Toolbox for Health Practitioners to Advance Public Health Advocacy to Eliminate Health Disparities
- 10. Meta-Analysis of the Literature on the Effect of Alcohol Taxes/Prices on Drinking, Morbidity and Mortality
- 11. Using Biomonitoring and Air Monitoring in a Study at Tulare County to Implement a New California Public Health Law on Exposure to Environmental Toxicants
- 12. Advancing Health Equity by Institutionalizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Decisions Affecting the Built Environment
- 13. Expanding the Ability of Practitioners and Scholars to Assess Law as a Tool to Improve Public Health
- 14. Stronger Partnerships for Safer Food