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Ask the Experts: Improving Health Disparities in Rural Communities
ASTHO and CDC hosted a virtual session on improving health disparities in rural communities, with experts from the New Mexico Department of Health, CDC, University of New Mexico Prevention Research Centermore »

ASTHOConnects Session #2: Working Across Boundaries to Incorporate an Equity Lens to Breastfeeding Initiatives
ASTHO hosted its second ASTHOConnects Breastfeeding Learning Community on November 13, 2019. The audience was the 16 State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) states participating in the leaning communitymore »

ASTHOConnects: Healthy People 2020 & 2030 Conversation and Cup of Joe
Learn from the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and featured states about current efforts to implement Healthy People 2020. ODPHP will also discuss what to expect during themore »

Building Healthy Communities Twitter Chat
Join ASTHO, the Rhode Island Department of Health, and NACCHO on June 6th for a twitter chat! We’ll be discussing community-led approaches to improving health, and sharing how this work ties into ourmore »

Cross-Agency Approaches to Preventing and Treating Substance Use Disorders
This webinar will share insights from state officials to address the needs of people living with or at risk of developing substance use disorder (SUD) and feature state examples of successful partnershipsmore »Webinar

Health Opportunity Index: Using Data to Measure and Address Social Determinants of Health
Join ASTHO and state health leaders in learning more about a tool known as a Health Opportunity Index (HOI). Health departments in Ohio and Virginia have used this index to understand how communitiesmore »Webinar

Health Opportunity Index: Using Data to Measure and Address Social Determinants of Health
Learn from state health leaders about a tool known as the Health Opportunity Index. Featured states, Ohio and Virginia, share how they've used the tool to understand how communities are affected bymore »

Healthy People 2020 and 2030: Conversation and Cup of Joe
Learn from the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and featured states about current efforts to implement Healthy People 2020. ODPHP will also discuss what to expect during themore »

Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention USAPI In-Person Convening
Invitation only. This in-person convening will bring together the FY19 ASTHO/CDC Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Learning Collaborative USAPI jurisdictions (Palau, Guam, and CNMI).Meeting

Medicaid Innovations Workgroup: Social Determinants of Health and Predictive Analytics
This ASTHOConnects webinar featured guest speakers and discussion on social determinants of health in Medicaid and the use of big data and predictive analytics in population health.

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