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Prevention Institute E-Alert: February 9, 2017

Webinar will highlight importance of collaboration, upstream strategies

Please join Prevention Institute and our co-sponsors for a February 28 webinar that will explore policy priorities for public health and prevention under the new Administration. The panel conversation will also showcase the importance of collaboration between public health and other stakeholders to integrate numerous sectors, including healthcare, social services, environmental health, and transportation. Our conversation will address emerging and ongoing challenges to public health and health equity, and the need to continually advance strong prevention goals. The discussion will focus on pursuing and implementing upstream strategies to prioritize health, safety, and equity in the current political climate.

Dialogue4Health Web Forum: Leadership Approaches to Defending and Advancing Prevention and Public Health

February 28, 2017

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM PT

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This web forum is for public health practitioners, advocates, and students; community- and faith-based organizations; members of the education, business and healthcare communities; and people focusing on health systems, housing, hunger, transportation, and other sectors that impact health.

The series is co-sponsored by:  

  • American Public Health Association
  • Public Health Institute
  • Trust for America's Health 
  • Prevention Institute

Prevention can curb high utilization

PI’s Larissa Estes co-wrote a new article in Hospitals and Health Networks to make the case that community prevention is a key part of a comprehensive approach to curbing medical high utilization. 

APHA Newswire Q&A with Larry Cohen on his book Prevention Diaries

Larry Cohen discusses how his new book, Prevention Diaries, explores the aspects of daily life that influence our health in a new Q&A published by APHA’s Public Health Newswire.

Health equity and Vision Zero

Our new brief offers recommendations for advancing health equity through Vision Zero, a growing movement among cities nationally and internationally to eliminate all traffic-related deaths and severe injuries. 

US News and World Report op-ed on vaccine panel

PI’s Jessica Berthold wrote an opinion piece in US News and World Report about a proposal by President-elect Trump to create a new commission on vaccine safety. A piece on the same topic appeared on KevinMD blog.

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