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Communities Creating Change: Economic and health impact of local food procurement across the nation

Coming this fall: A new report highlighting best practices, lessons learned and economic and health impact of local food procurement across the nation. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Network of Public Health Institutes.  

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Register Today for Upcoming IPLAN Training Webinar: Measuring Community Health Improvement Implementation

  Tuesday, August 20 1:30-3:00pm  

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Register Today for Upcoming IPLAN Training Webinar: Partnering with Hospitals for CHNA and IPLAN

Tuesday, July 23 1:30-3:00 pm According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, Section 501(r) (3) requires non-profit hospitals to conduct a CHNA at least once every three years and adopt an implementation strategy to meet the community health needs identified through the CHNA. The CHNA must take into account input from […]

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IPHI’s CEO Elissa Bassler talks with WBEZ about the health risks of sugar-sweetened beverages

Elissa Bassler, CEO of the Illinois Public Health Institute and Executive Director of the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity, was featured on WBEZ’s Afternoon Shift to share her response to a June 18th, 2013 letter signed by Mayor Emanuel along with 17 other mayors asking Congress to reconsider proposed cuts to the federal Supplemental Nutrition […]

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Preventing Obesity: Nutrition & Physical Activity

Preventing Obesity: Nutrition & Physical Activity

IPHI works to reduce obesity through policy, systems and environmental changes impacting nutrition and physical activity in a variety of settings.  Our goal is to ensure that by 2014, trends in obesity and overweight will have stabilized in Illinois.  By 2018, the trends will be moving downward. Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO)  In 2010, […]

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Measure, manage & improve the public health system

Measure, manage & improve the public health system

IPHI works to ensure a more highly functioning public health system comprised of active public, private, and voluntary partners engaged in measuring, managing and improving the public health system by assuring accountability, ongoing improvement, and performance management in public health. Healthy and Active Communities Network (HACN) Launched in 2012, the Healthy & Active Communities Network (HACN) is […]

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