Posts Tagged ‘community health’

Infographic: The Rise of HIAs in the United States

April 24th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

The major health issues that cause chronic health conditions — obesity, asthma, heart disease and diabetes and injuries — can be shaped by living and workforce conditions. To improve wellness, a growing number of cities and states are conducting health impact assessments.

Pew’s Health Impact Project’s infographic on the subject looks at the growing number of assessments and the areas they are assessing.

The Rise of HIAs in the United States

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Derryberry’s Educating for Health: A Foundation for Contemporary Health Education Practice.

Infographic: Better Transportation Equals Better Health

November 15th, 2012 by Patricia Donovan

This infographic from Robert Wood Johnson’s new PublicHealth National Prevention Strategy series explores the impact of transportation factors — public transit, commuting, seat belt safety, and more — on health. This image tells a visual story of transportation’s role in the health of our communities.

Transportation and Health
Courtesy of: Robert Wood Johnson

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