Advancing Policy and Advocacy for Community Health – Georgia Board of Health Trainings (Module 3 of 5)
Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Region IV Public Health Training Center at Emory University - Rollins School of Public Health
This training is an introduction to Advancing Policy and Advocacy for Community Health. The topics covered include: 1) the role of the county board of health in working with the district health director on identifying the specific public health needs of the community; 2) the role of the county board of health in suggesting programs and/or services to meet the health needs of the population they represent; 3) the role of the county board of health in communicating with local decision makers to advocate for the support of public health's essential services within the community; and 4) the value of using evidence-based stories to advocate for public health community resources.
Original program date: Feb 5, 2016
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- Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
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