The COVID-19 member Workforce Development workgroup is pleased to share a new report for the field, Recommendations on the Role and Future Directions of Community Health Workers in the Public Health Workforce. The workgroup interviewed community health workers (CHWs), their employers, and staff from associations that serve CHWs to develop a series of recommendations for […]
As part of the Springboard to Active Schools initiative, NNPHI collaborated with Health Resources in Action and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop “Considerations for Classroom Physical Activity during COVID-19.” This resource provides tips for teachers on how to effectively engage students in active learning and printable sheets of easy-to-use and adaptable activity/energizer […]
As part of the Springboard to Active Schools initiative, NNPHI collaborated with Health Resources in Action and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop “Considerations for Classroom Physical Activity during COVID-19.” This resource provides district and school administrators, teachers, and parents/caregivers and families with practical ideas and considerations to safely and equitably incorporate physical […]
This presentation offers an overview of NNPHI member Health Resources in Action’s multi-pronged work in the opioid misuse space, including work in prevention, treatment, law enforcement, behavioral health, and systems change.This slide deck was presented by Health Resources in Action at the 2018 NatCon Annual Conference.
NNPHI developed this brief listing of definitions in collaboration with Health Resources in Action and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago. While its original use was to inform several state convenings related to opioid overdose prevention, it may be a helpful resource for anyone working in this topic area. media and communication
This brief highlights national data to describe the state of physical education in schools in the United States and identifies key policies and practices that school districts and schools can put in place.
This analysis of national data describes the state of recess in schools in the United States. The brief also identifies key policies and practices that school districts and schools can apply and implement.
Developed by NNPHI and member institute Health Resources in Action, “Partnering with Food Service to Reduce Sodium: A Toolkit for Public Health Practitioners” provides public health practitioners with a list of strategies, tools, and resources to build new and/or enhance existing partnerships with food service providers to reduce sodium in foods prepared, served, and sold. It is meant to help public health practitioners identify and engage food service providers to reduce the sodium content of food by understanding the context of food service settings as well as the language and drivers of food service providers. Case studies and success stories provide examples of stories from the field, aiming to inspire and generate ideas for implementation. Finally, tools and resources developed for public health and food service professionals are included to impart the experience and learnings of previous sodium reduction efforts.
This paper discusses approaches for intentionally promoting an equity agenda throughout the community health improvement (CHI) process, so that scarce resources are directed to addressing the underlying factors that have led to consistently poorer health outcomes for historically marginalized groups.