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  • Working Together: The Future of Health in New Haven

    The Future Search Consensus Conference is a multi-stakeholder planning method that brings diverse groups together to discover shared values and purpose. It forces “systems thinking” — promoting a broad yet integrated approach. The two-day conference focused on determining how to take advantage of Yale's research resources to advance health care in New Haven. This report outlines the findings and recommendations.

    May. 15, 2007

    Health

  • The Connecticut Diabetes Prevention and Control Plan (2007-2012)

    Diabetes affects many people in Connecticut, but the Connecticut Diabetes Prevention and Control Program seeks to reduce the rate at which the disease affect's the state's population. They issued a series of goals and recommendations.

    Jan. 1, 2007

    Health

  • A Community Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Indicators Handbook (2005 Edition)

    Join Together created this handbook to guide the development of reporting programs based on various indicators of substance abuse.

    Dec. 31, 2005

    Health

  • A Town-Level Assessment of Community Food Security in Connecticut

    This report, released by the University of Connecticut's Food Policy Marketing Center, summarizes a town-level assessment of community food security in Connecticut. The results show which towns are food insecure and provide some insight into what barriers may exist to food security in those areas.

    May. 23, 2005

    Health

  • Town of Guilford Natural Resource Inventory and Assessment

    An assessment and inventory of Guilford, Connecticut's natural resources, produced by the Natural Resource Inventory Committee, a subcommittee of the Guilford Conservation Commission. The document provides a detailed understanding of what resources exist, where they can be found, and how they relate to one another, allowing land use decision makers to protect the integrity of natural resources while providing for compatible residential and commercial growth. An additional benefit is to enhance residents’ understanding about the environment in which they live.

    Jan. 31, 2005

    Health

  • Particulate Matter in New Haven: Local Diesel Sources and Solutions

    Diesel traffic in New Haven is a major contributor to particulate matter pollution. Air pollution is a detriment to health and the aesthetics of the area. The report identifies sources of diesel pollution and recommendations to handle them.

    Oct. 26, 2004

    Health

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