Identifying Effective Catalysts for Action Toward Community Health Improvement in Underserved Communities in Wisconsin

Advancing Public Health Practice and Policy Solutions

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.

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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