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.
IAPO, convened by IPHI, hosts seven-day challenge to educate communities on the importance of choosing healthy beverages CHICAGO (Dec. 1, 2017) – As the controversial Cook County sweetened beverage tax was officially lifted, the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) kicked off a weeklong campaign — #RethinkYourDrinkIL — calling on Illinois residents to reconsider the […]
Register December 13 @ 1 pm CT (2 pm ET) IPHI co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that aims to align health care, public health, and other sectors to systematically compile, share, and use data to understand the factors that influence health and develop more […]
Immigration and Health Webinar Recordings: Creating a Welcoming Environment for All: Learn from Immigrant Health National Experts
The Alliance for Health Equity (newly named merger of the Healthy Chicago Hospital Collaborative and Health Impact Collaborative of Cook County) and IPHI recently partnered with several other organizations to hold a webinar on health and immigration, “Creating a Welcoming Environment for All: Learn from Immigrant Health national experts.” The webinar included presentations from the […]
The Alliance for Health Equity is offering 2 FREE workshops in November for behavioral health practitioners to discuss recovery oriented systems of care, trauma informed practices, and approaches to reduce behavioral health/mental health stigma. Madeline Ofina, PhD will lead the workshops. Dr. Ofina is a clinical psychologist and expert in Mental Health Recovery-Oriented treatment. We […]
On October 11, 2017, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 15-2 to repeal the County’s sweetened beverage tax. Critical Cook County services and the health of our children lost to Big Soda’s multi-million dollar campaign to protect its profits. That means diseases linked to sugary drink consumption, like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and […]
Register November 9 @ 1 pm CT (2 pm ET) IPHI co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health, which is a partner of All In: Data for Community Health, a national network of projects with the common goal of improving multi-sector data sharing and collaboration. Join All In: Data for Community Health for the next webinar in our project […]
What we do
- Rethink Your Drink Week in Illinois, Dec. 3-9, 2017
- DASH Webinar: Big Cities, Big Data, Big Lessons!
- Immigration and Health Webinar Recordings: Creating a Welcoming Environment for All: Learn from Immigrant Health National Experts
- Free Workshop: Promoting Hope and Recovery in the Wake of Behavioral Health Stigma
- Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax Repealed