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  • 2009 CDC Communities Putting Prevention to Work Grant Application

    The State of Connecticut applied for the "Communities Putting Prevention to Work" grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant is intended to address obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, and tobacco use/exposure. New Haven would be the state's partner in the project.

    Dec. 1, 2009

    Health

  • A Preliminary Understanding of the Social Determinants of Health in New Haven and Using Data to Improve Health

    Members of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Community Solutions Project surveyed and interviewed community leaders to gather information on the ways in which social context and environmental factors influence health.

    Sep. 30, 2009

    Health

  • Health Survey of New Haven Residents Seeks to Stem Growing Rates of Chronic Disease

    A press conference to kick off this project is scheduled for Friday, October 2, 2009, at 11 a.m. in City Hall. (New Haven, CT) September 24, 2009.  Residents of six New Haven neighborhoods will be surveyed this fall about their current health and health habits as part of a long-term project that seeks to reverse growing rates of chronic disease in the city.

    Sep. 30, 2009

    Health

  • Health Equity Alliance Startup Work Session Meeting

    This is the summary of the first meeting of the Health Equity Alliance. The notes summarize discussion about various questions related to community health and health equity.

    Sep. 25, 2009

    Health

  • Health Equity Alliance Startup Work Session Meeting (w/PowerPoint)

    This is the summary of the first meeting of the Health Equity Alliance. The notes summarize discussion about various questions related to community health and health equity. It also includes the PowerPoint about social determinants of health equity presented at the meeting.

    Sep. 25, 2009

    Health

  • Creating a Healthy New Haven

    The health trends that are profiled in this document, some positive and some negative, are intended to set the stage for local action aimed at addressing the social determinants of health and at reducing health inequities. They can be used to inform policy, inspire community involvement, and bring more resources to bear on local health improvements.

    Jul. 31, 2009

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