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New Study Reviews the Health Impact of Banning Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in SNAP

Concludes that a combination of voluntary restrictions, incentives, and education may hold promise for improving nutrition  April 30, 2014 – The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) has released SNAP Decisions, a new study assessing the intended and unintended health impacts of a proposed Illinois ban on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly […]

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Health In All Policies Training- Chicago

This training is an introduction to tools, approaches, and strategies for implementing health in all policies including:

  • Health Impact Assessment (HIA)
  • Healthy communities checklists and indices
  • Healthy development measurement tool
  • Model policies
  • Policy databases
  • Root cause analysis
  • Advocacy planning and stakeholder analysis
  • What Works for Health from County Health Rankings

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Health In All Policies Training-Springfield

This training is an introduction to tools, approaches, and strategies for implementing health in all policies including:

  • Health Impact Assessment (HIA)
  • Healthy communities checklists and indices
  • Healthy development measurement tool
  • Model policies
  • Policy databases
  • Root cause analysis
  • Advocacy planning and stakeholder analysis
  • What Works for Health from County Health Rankings

To register, click here.

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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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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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Health Disparities

Health Disparities

IPHI works to ensure that the public health system is be actively engaged in addressing health disparities and the social determinants that affect health outcomes across the lifespan. Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO)  In 2010, IPHI launched and continues to coordinate The Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity(IAPO). IAPO is a statewide coalition comprised of stakeholders […]

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