Nationwide, the health care system is transforming to meet the Triple Aim: better care for individuals, better health for populations, and lower per capita costs of health care. Public Health departments are addressing this transformation by moving beyond the clinic to the community to address the social determinants of health and implementing primary prevention strategies for MEB disorders and chronic disease.

APP provides support and resources to help strengthen the infrastructure and collaborative efforts of local health departments in their primary prevention strategies.

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Highlights from the Breastfeeding Community of Practice Kick-Off Event
By Amanda Li, Junior Policy Associate The Advancing Prevention Project (APP) and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) are coordinating a Breastfeeding Community of Practice (CoP) for Local Health Departments. The Breastfeeding CoP will help LHDs achieve the 2013-2018 Prevention Agenda...
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