Ohio Wellness and Prevention Network Releases Resources to Help Community Leaders Address Health Challenges

The AMCNO is a member of the Ohio Wellness and Prevention Network (OWPN), which is part of the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO). Recently, the OWPN released to its members a Guide to Evidence-Based Prevention to help community leaders address health challenges identified in the HPIO’s Health Value Dashboard and what works to prevent these health concerns, such as tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure, food security and healthy food access, and physical activity.

The groups also cited additional resources related to the work they do:

Health and Equity in All Policies

Health and Equity in All Policies—Ohio Update

OWPN “lunch and learn” webinar, Thursday, June 9 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM

Click here to view the flyer.

 

Embracing equity in community health improvement

Report from Health Resources in Action

 

Population health

The association between income and life expectancy in the United States, 2001-2014

Articlein the Journal of the American Medical Association (free access available)

Health Inequality Project website

Interactive data toolfrom the New York Times

 

Variation in health outcomes: The role of spending on social services, public health and health care, 2000-2009

Article in Health Affairs (subscription required to access full text)

Article in USA Today (free access available)

 

Spotlight: Impact of unhealthy behaviors

State profile reports from America’s Health Rankings



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