Improving Population Health
The NYS Prevention Agenda 2013-2018 is New York State’s innovative blueprint for mobilizing public and private sector resources toward improving population health and reducing health disparities.
The Advancing Prevention Project (APP), a project of the New York Academy of Medicine, supports local-level implementation of the Prevention Agenda with backing from New York State Health Foundation.
The project is building the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) and hospitals to implement actionable Prevention Agenda plans.
The Advancing Prevention Project provides opportunities for collaboration and technical assistance to local health departments to support the implementation of the Chronic Disease and Mental Health/Substance Abuse priority areas of the Prevention Agenda.
APP offers the following services to local health departments:
• One-on-One Technical Assistance
• Learning Collaboratives
Communities experiencing the greatest health inequities often have the least power to influence the institutions, decisions, and resource allocations that significantly impact health outcomes. Health equity approaches should consider power and community leadership, especially by those most affected by inequities, in the co-creation of conditions in which people can reach their full health potentia...May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm at