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
• Webinars

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  • Local Public Health Approaches to Breastfeeding in New York State: Breastfeeding CoP Kick-Off Webinar

    This webinar will kick-off the Breastfeeding Community of Practice (CoP) for Local Health Departments (LHDs). The webinar will focus on how promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding can support the goals of the Prevention Agenda and improve the health of moms and babies in your county. Participants will learn about breastfeeding-related activities occurring across NYS that support the Pre...

    November 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Live Webinar