The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to promote prevention and improve public health systems in order to maximize health, health equity and quality of life for the people of Illinois.
IPHI co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national initiative that aims to improve the capacity of communities to form collaborations that share data across sectors to improve health. DASH is a partner of the All In: Data for Community Health learning network, which is hosting two upcoming webinars. Empowering Cross-sector Data Sharing to Improve Health […]
For the past 4 years, the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) has been providing support to local health departments and their partners in promoting worksite wellness across northern Illinois as part of the Chronic Disease and School Health (CDASH) grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health. In addition to technical assistance and webinars on […]
Advancing Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Programs: Third-Party Organization Concept Paper Released
As part of the on-going Bridging to Preventive Care Project, the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) and the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO), in partnership with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Leavitt Partners, LLC., are pleased to release a new concept paper: “Advancing Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Programs: Building a […]
In recognition of National Sports and Fitness Month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health’s Region 5 Adolescent Health Network, in partnership with IAPO, presented a webinar on the impact of physical education (P.E.)/physical activity on adolescent mental health and well-being. Dr. John Ratey, Harvard Medical School, […]
Register for April 2018 IAPN Webinar on Health Equity Thursday, April 26, 2018 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CST Our next Illinois Accreditation Peer Network (IAPN) quarterly webinar is fast approaching! The topic for the April 2018 IAPN webinar will be health equity, and we are pleased to have Susan Brace-Adkins as a guest presenter! […]
After two decades of connecting and activating stakeholders and sectors to improve health, IPHI continues to make substantial progress towards creating healthier, more equitable communities—not just in Illinois, but across the nation. We know that a community-driven, multi-sectoral approach is a key strategy to address broad systemic health inequities that fall along the fault lines […]