Advancing Health Equity by Institutionalizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Decisions Affecting the Built Environment

Advancing Public Health Practice and Policy Solutions

The Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) and Public Health Law & Policy (PHLP) have joined to help broaden the platform of public health work on the built environment and also to direct the public health work more explicitly and equitably among communities to reduce the inequitable distribution of preventable illness and premature death.

Many of the conditions that influence health, and the inequitable distribution of preventable illness and premature death, are rooted in land use, transportation, economic development and redevelopment, and in the quality of our air, water and soil that is affected by human usage.

Advancing Public Health Practice and Policy Solutions

  1. 1 Developing Policies to Address Oral Health Issues in California Schools
  2. 2 Developing a Community Scorecard to Chronicle Public Health Disparities in South Los Angeles
  3. 3 Developing a Model Program for Integrating Tribal Public Health into the Multijursidictional Public Health System for Infectious Diseases
  4. 4 Integrating Health Impact Assessments into the Federal Environmental Impact Process with a Focus on Alaska Native Communities
  5. 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. 6 Threats of Litigation Against Proposed Public Health Laws
  7. 7 Using Health Impact Assessment
  8. 8 Identifying Effective Catalysts for Action Toward Community Health Improvement in Underserved Communities in Wisconsin
  9. 9 Developing a Health Equity Toolbox for Health Practitioners to Advance Public Health Advocacy to Eliminate Health Disparities
  10. 10 Meta-Analysis of the Literature on the Effect of Alcohol Taxes/Prices on Drinking, Morbidity and Mortality
  11. 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. 12 Advancing Health Equity by Institutionalizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Decisions Affecting the Built Environment
  13. 13 Expanding the Ability of Practitioners and Scholars to Assess Law as a Tool to Improve Public Health
  14. 14 Stronger Partnerships for Safer Food

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