The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

Now that partners were selected, it was time for the task force to work together and identify strategies for change. The task force met four times. We were very clear that we wanted it to be a concise, short-lived process. We had four meetings over a period of about one year. And at the end […]

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Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients

Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients

[ Music ]>>Welcome to Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients, A Discussion of Current Infection Prevention and Control Challenges in Maternal and Child Health Settings. The audio for today’s conference will be coming through your computer speakers. Please ensure your speakers are turned on and the volume up. The next four slides will […]

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Virtual Reality: Closing the Empathy Gap? | SkollWF 2018

Virtual Reality: Closing the Empathy Gap? | SkollWF 2018

– My name is Jude O’Reilley, and I’m with the Skoll Foundation. It’s my privilege today to welcome all of you to Virtual Reality: Closing the Empathy Gap? Like many of you, perhaps, I first heard of virtual reality actually as a military technology, something that the Israeli military and others used to protect the […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The task force worked to ensure a varied representation of fresh food retailers were given the opportunity to apply for grants and loans. It was very important to us, to all of us, that this program be accessible to a wide array of folks. We wanted to make sure that there was a very diverse […]

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Dr. Rima Rudd

Dr. Rima Rudd

>>I’m Cynthia Bauer in the Office of the Associate Director for Communication. I coordinate the Health Literacy and Clear Communication activities here at the agency. And welcome to the OADC sponsored lecture on health literacy and public health. I’m very pleased to welcome Dr. Rima Rudd from the Harvard School of Public Health where she […]

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The Future of Global Health Systems

The Future of Global Health Systems

ADNAN HYDER: I think we can get started now. Welcome, everyone. My name is Adnan Hyder, and I’d like to welcome you all to this seminar. I must say the weather gave us incredible challenges in actually implementing the seminar, and I want to thank all of you for being so patient. It wasn’t my […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Multi-Sector Partnerships

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Multi-Sector Partnerships

The Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative is an outstanding example of partnerships implementing health equity programs statewide. This collaboration was formed through initial efforts by The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based non-profit. Right around 1999, 2000, there was actually a research study that came out showing that Philadelphia had the second fewest number of supermarkets in […]

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Cultural Competence in Healthcare

Cultural Competence in Healthcare

In the last 50 years nearly 40 million immigrants have migrated to the US. By 2055, researchers predict that over half the American population will hail from non-American descent. And every single individual no matter where they come from or where they go, has the right to belong here. Over the last decade, leaders in […]

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Public Health is Working on EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Public Health is Working on EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

I was the environmental health intern at Scott County Health Department in Davenport, Iowa, over the summer. Some of the basic preliminary things that I did at the beginning of the internship was I basically learned what the department is like in all the different sectors. So there’s a community division, an environmental health division, […]

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OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH (:30)

OUR CULTURES ARE OUR SOURCE OF HEALTH (:30)

WES STUDI At the turn-of-the-last century, Native people lived off the land. WES STUDI As times changed, our way of life of growing, gathering and hunting traditional foods changed. Today, Native people are on the move to help prevent type 2 diabetes. Eat healthy. Be active. Make wise choices. Our people and cultures hold the […]

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