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Promoting Prevention through Healthy Public Policy


The following PowerPoint presentation discusses how healthy public policy can be used to promote prevention to reduce incidence of diseases. The presentation also cites the ACA and the creation of the National Prevention Council and the Prevention and Public Health funds as major efforts of the U.S. HiAP efforts. 

Local jurisdictions working to implement Health in All Policies (HiAP) will also find this presentation useful for communicating with stakeholders about the importance of prevention to reduce incidence of diseases.

Primary Toolkit:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Community Design, Environmental Health, Health Policy, Obesity, Policies


Institutional Author:

George Washington University





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