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.
The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is seeking a productive and well-organized Communications Associate to develop and lead communications strategies and support branding, marketing, promotion, and media efforts. The Associate will support multiple IPHI initiatives, with a focus on DASH, Data Across Sectors for Health. DASH is a national grant-making and communications initiative to support […]
Participants will learn about available data, a set of basic core competencies identified for those who work directly with individuals who have dementia and their care partners, and Illinois Alzheimer’s Disease State Plan priority recommendations which can be implemented in communities to address cognitive health or impairment, including Alzheimer’s disease, and support the needs of […]
On Sunday August 9, Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune wrote a column featuring a number of healthy eating and active living initiatives that typify the types of place-based efforts that help people in communities be healthier. Schmich, Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) CEO, Elissa Bassler, Active Transportation Alliance and Slow Roll Chicago toured Englewood, West Englewood […]
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites You to Participate in a Survey to Advance Community-Based Information Sharing Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) is a new national initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to foster multi-sector collaborations sharing data and information to improve the health of their communities. One of DASH’s first activities is […]
Poll Finds Nearly 2/3 of Illinoisans Support Raising Revenue for Community Prevention & Medicaid through a Sugary Drink Tax
(CHICAGO) A new public opinion poll released today shows that 65 percent of Illinois voters support a proposal to raise funding for Medicaid and community health programs that prevent heart disease, diabetes and obesity through a penny per ounce tax on sugary drinks. At a time when the Illinois General Assembly and Governor are looking for […]
Hosted by the IAPO Nutrition in Communities and Institutional Settings workgroup, this webinar helped participants learn more about how to implement healthy vending initiatives in municipalities, park districts, hospitals, worksites, and other institutions. The webinar featured information about two Illinois healthy vending success stories (in Chicago and DuPage County) and provided “how-to” information on a variety […]