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The Collective for Health Equity and Well-Being

Cooperative Extension’s Collective for Health Equity and Well-Being is a community of Extension personnel and their partners united by their shared commitment to advancing health equity and well-being. Members work together to support the implementation of Cooperative Extension’s National Framework for Health Equity and Well-Being (2021) to ensure that all people can be as healthy as they can be.

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National Academy of Medicine - Community-Driven Health Equity Action Plans

Roger Rennekamp ·
As part of its Culture of Health Program , earlier this year the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) released a model for developing Community-Driven Health Equity Action Plans , as well as Community-Driven Health Equity Action Plans developed by groups from across the country with facilitation from the NAM. The model and completed plans are intended to serve as resources for communities as well as state and national organizers interested in advancing health equity at the community level. The...
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National Health Outreach Conference - Hold the Date

Roger Rennekamp ·
Mark your calendars for the 2021 National Health Outreach Conference! The conference will be held virtually May 3-7, 2021. With the theme of “The Grand Challenge: Building a Healthy Future for All,” there will be sessions related to health equity, effective behavior change messaging, policy system and environmental change, health behavior, and pandemic response programming. Keynote speakers, concurrent and posters sessions will be relevant for professionals who address health, nutrition,...
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HRSA National Rural Health Day - November 19

Roger Rennekamp ·
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is hosting a variety of events throughout the week of November 16 to celebrate National Rural Health Day (NRHD) on November 19. While these events are open to the public, registration is required for some events. NRHD is HRSA’s opportunity to showcase the work and accomplishments across the agency supporting rural health. For more information and a a schedule of events for each day, visit ...
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Celebrating "Can Do" Spirit on National Rural Health Day

Jennifer Grizzard Ekzarkhov ·
The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health sets aside the third Thursday of every November to celebrate National Rural Health Day. National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded, “can do” spirit that prevails in rural America, gives us a chance to bring to light the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face, and showcase the efforts of rural healthcare providers, State Offices of Rural...
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Re: Celebrating "Can Do" Spirit on National Rural Health Day

Aaron Weibe ·
Thank you for sharing this!
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Social Determinants of Health: What’s Happenin’ on the Hill?

Erin Yelland ·
TL;DR: The social determinants of health are gaining the attention on the hill, there is bipartisan support, and there is strong hope that the 117th Congress and the Biden-Harris administration will make progress – particularly regarding health equity. The main driving factor…money.
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Re: Social Determinants of Health: What’s Happenin’ on the Hill?

Roger Rennekamp ·
Thanks for summarizing the information shared in the briefing!
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Re: Social Determinants of Health: What’s Happenin’ on the Hill?

Peg E. ·
This is encouraging, thank you for sharing. I work in transportation education at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Tompkins County, New York. Sometimes people know what they need to do to improve their health, but they have no reasonable way to get to their doctor's appointments, or to physical therapy, or even to the pharmacy.
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Re: Social Determinants of Health: What’s Happenin’ on the Hill?

Abby Gold ·
I taught a course titled Integrating Public Health and Clinical Systems. There is of course no standard text book for such a topic, but I found a great compendium of essays from the deBeaumont Foundation called the Practical Playbook for Integrating Public Health and Primary Care. The social determinants of health are at the heart of connecting the two sectors. The second edition of this book talks about developing multisector partnerships. https://www.debeaumont.org/pro.../practical-playbook/
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One Health Approach for Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Roger Rennekamp ·
National Academies' Forum on Microbial Threats will host a virtual workshop to examine ways to systemize and integrate the One Health approach as part of outbreak prevention, detection, preparedness, and response efforts. This workshop will explore multi-sector collaboration mechanisms, community engagement strategies, workforce development, and policies that can effectively implement the core capacities and interventions of One Health principles to strengthen national health systems and...
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Register Now for the 2022 National Health Outreach Conference

Roger Rennekamp ·
Registration is now open for the 2022 National Health Outreach Conference to be held May 4-6 in Kansas City, MO. 45 concurrent sessions and 30 poster sessions were accepted for the 2022 conference. Sessions focus on such topics as coalition building, PSE change, workforce development, immunization education, diabetes prevention, and food insecurity. Keynote speakers include Dr. Salma Abdalla of the Rockefeller Foundation. To learn more and register for the conference, visit ...
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Opportunity to Host: 2023 National Health Outreach Conference

Roger Rennekamp ·
Although the 2022 National Health Outreach Conference (NHOC) hosted by the University of Missouri is still a couple of months away, now is the time to consider whether your institution would be interested in hosting the 2023 conference. Originally known as the Priester Conference, NHOC is an annual gathering of Extension faculty and staff, cross-campus collaborators, and external partners focused on the role that they can collectively play in improving the health of the nation. A copy of the...
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Updated Schedule for the 2022 National Health Outreach Conference

Roger Rennekamp ·
The 2022 National Health Outreach Conference will be held May 4-6 in Kansas City, MO and features 45 concurrent sessions, 30 posters, and four engaging keynote speakers. Don't miss out on the early bird registration and opportunity to reserve a room in the conference hotel. Also know that an updated conference schedule and a detailed listing of the current sessions are now available at the conference web site. Sessions focus on such topics as coalition building, PSE change, workforce...

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