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IAPO Coalition Webinar – Looking Ahead: What’s Next for Obesity Prevention?

IAPO Coalition Webinar –  Looking Ahead: What’s Next for Obesity Prevention? Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CST REGISTER HERE. Join this once-yearly webinar of the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity on Tuesday, April 10th! On this webinar, you will get a chance to: HEAR from our keynote speaker, Dr. Steven Gortmaker, […]

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Register for the IAPO in-person coalition meeting on October 18th

REGISTER HERE to join the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity at its annual in-person coalition meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2017  (10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST) at Elmhurst Hospital (Lower Level, Oak Room), located at 155 E. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126. This year, IAPO is refreshing our guiding document, the State Obesity […]

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Rethink Your Drink sweepstakes winner announced!

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI), which administers the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO), hosted a Rethink Your Drink video and photo sweepstakes to illustrate for Illinois residents that it is easy to make low-sugar beverages — and delicious too!  The winner of the sweepstakes, selected at random from the eligible entries, was Jennifer […]

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HEAL Act reintroduced, makes a splash

In February, Senator Mattie Hunter (D- 3rd District) and Representative Robyn Gabel (D- 18th District) reintroduced the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act [SB 1584 and HB 2667], which would provide tools and resources for Illinois families to live healthier lives by generating more than $600 million dollars a year for investment in communities across the state through a small tax […]

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GOHIT Releases Final Report

The Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) has released the final Work Group Report from its stakeholder engagement process. From Innovation to Implementation is a reflection of the implementation work group process that took place from June to December of 2014. The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI), with support from the Illinois Framework, […]

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Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) Stakeholder Engagement Process Produces Recommendations for the State

  From June through December of 2014 the Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) convened Stakeholder Work Groups to support the development of recommendations for the Alliance for Health Innovation Plan and the 1115 waiver application. The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI), with support from the Illinois Framework, The Chicago Community Trust, and the […]

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