TFAH’s Fall 2018 4-part webinar series, Taking Action to Promote Health Equity – Using the Lessons from Cutting-Edge Practices to Improve Health and Well Being, features national public health practitioners and community leaders sharing their experiences shaping and executing programs to increase health equity in their communities. The webinar series is designed to inform a broad, national audience about compelling and replicable health equity initiatives and how to address the grass roots issues that will impact their success. The programs you will learn about via this series are transferable to diverse communities – large or small, urban or rural, with substantial or minimal resources. For links to the webinar recordings, click here.
The National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) jointly released the United States Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimates Project (USALEEP). Users will be able to look up the life expectancy estimate for their neighborhood and direct them to community resources that will help ensure everyone has an opportunity to live a long, healthy life.
The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) is a national clearinghouse on rural health information and resources to support healthcare and population health in rural communities. Featuring an online library, rural health data, state guides, toolkits, rural programs models, custom alerts, and more, the RHIhub is your first stop for rural health information. The RHIhub is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, meaning that all of its services are provided free of charge.
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHRR) is a valuable tool for not just analyzing your county's health data but also learning about how those data can be used to study topics such as health equity in your community. CHRR has a wealth of webinars available to public health advocates with topics around equity, poverty, and getting the most out of your ranking information.
NACCHO has a podcast! Listen to in-depth interviews with public health officials discussing hot topics in their field. Find the series on iTunes here.
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASHTO) has a podcast about public health that discusses topics ranging from the opioid epidemic to being a successful public health leader.