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Needs Assessment: Opportunities for Collaboration Across Multiple Stakeholders

The National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA) is hosting a webinar focused on community needs assessments in partnership with Community Action Partnership and the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI). Speakers will provide an overview of the key elements of assessments used by Community Action Agencies, hospitals and public health programs to inform community benefits and services programs. Specifically, presenters will discuss commonalities and differences in the outcomes and applications of the different assessments, the degree to which health equity concerns are captured by these assessments, and opportunities for improved coordination between users of both assessments.
SPEAKERS:   

Vincent Lafronza, Ed.D, President and CEO, National Network of Public Health Institutes

Steve Ridini, Ed.D, Vice President, Health Resources in Action, Inc.

Don Mathis, President and CEO, Community Action Partnership

DATE: July 9, 2014

TIME: 3 – 4 p.m. EDT

 

Click Here for Registration and Speaker Information:

https://communityactionevents.webex.com/communityactionevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=668544916 

 

The National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA) is a coordinated, multi-sector effort to tackle health disparities in the United States. Health disparities represent a significant societal and economic burden, not only for the individuals and communities affected, but also for the country as a whole. The NPA promotes cross-cutting, multi-level, and systems-oriented approaches to eliminate health disparities.   

Community Action Partnership serves over 1,000 Community Action Agencies across the nation that are working to change people’s lives, embody the spirit of hope, improve communities, and make America a better place to live. The Partnership cares about the entire community and is dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

Created in 2001 as a forum for public health institutes, today the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) convenes its members and partners at the local, state, and national levels in efforts to address critical health issues.  Dedicated to the vision of improving public health through innovation, NNPHI is the national membership network committed to helping public health institutes (PHIs) promote and sustain improved health and wellness for all.

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