Panelists Dr. Keshia Pollack, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Dr. Edward Ehlinger, Minnesota Department of Health; and Kate Hess Pace, ISAIAH, explain the role of community organizing in eliminating health disparities, the role of policy in addressing the social determinants of health, the role working across disciplines has in building momentum for structural change to benefit community health, and discuss how a Health in All Policies approach can promote health equity in this event that was recorded live at the University of Minnesota on April 10, 2015.
- Explain the role of community organizing in eliminating health disparities
- Describe the role of policy in addressing the social determinants of health
- Describe the role working across disciplines has in building momentum for structural change to benefit community health
- Discuss how a Health in All Policies approach can promote health equity
- Describe several strategies that can be used to bring health into the policy process
1B15-Advocates for the use of evidence in decision making that affects the health of a community (e.g., helping policy makers understand community health needs, demonstrating the impact of programs)
2B8-Recommends policies, programs, and services for implementation
4B6-Assesses the effects of policies, programs, and services on different populations in a community (e.g., customer satisfaction surveys, use of services by the target population)
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