Know of a worthy organization in your community that could benefit from a no-strings-attached gift? Six $25,000 prizes have recently been announced by the Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for communities that make tangible improvements in the current health status of their residents.
Posts Tagged ‘Public Health’
Interested in learning about data resources related to childhood obesity? The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research will host a free webinar on its online Catalogue of Surveillance Systems that allows users to review, sort, and compare more than 75 surveillance systems (including the California Health Interview Survey) that collect data relevant to childhood … [ Read full post ]
At the California Adolescent Health Collaborative (CACH), our work focuses on building partnerships with other organizations that promote the well-being of youth and to connect professionals “on the ground” to information and resources. Data about the health of adolescents in California are central to this work. With data, we can paint a picture of the … [ Read full post ]
THE UNINSURED ARE ‘US’: Cliff Sarkin, policy director for the Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP), writes about how CHIS data can help us all understand who the uninsured are — overwhelmingly employed citizens — as we move forward to implement health reform in California.
It has been quite an exciting time for health policy … [ Read full post ]
ACCESS TO FOOD: The CalFresh Act would improve access to food by bolstering participation CalFresh, California’s version of Food Stamps. “By removing unnecessary hurdles for families, my bill would support California financially and ensure that thousands more families and children in need have adequate nutrition,” said Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes. Read more about the CalFresh Bill… [ Read full post ]