CAPACITY BUILDING

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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Addressing Obesity through the Built Environment: An Event Recap
By Ellie DeGarmo, B.A., Junior Policy Associate and Diane Kolack, B.A., Policy Associate We tuned into a daylong Roundtable on Obesity Solutions Workshop In an effort to address obesity by exploring potential mechanisms for changing the built environment, the National Academies of Sciences, Engin...
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