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Turning Point

Please note: This program is archived. It no longer receives grant funding.

Turning Point: Collaborating for a New Century in Public Health was a national initiative sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program was directed by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine (UW). Turning Point created a national learning environment and provided resources and support for participating states, tribes, and communities. More »

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Turning Point Background

The effectiveness of the public health system depends on the ability of organizations to form strong relationships across all interested parties, both public and private. More »

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Turning Point Premise Paper

An in-depth explanation of the Turning Point initiative's guiding principles and philosophy. More »

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NACCHO Holds Historic Indian Health Forum and Develops Policy Principles

The Forum advanced collaborative activity among tribal and non-tribal governments and organizations to strengthen public health delivery systems serving American Indians and Alaska Natives living on or off reservation lands. Click the link to view the Forum's Premise Paper. To view the Fourteen Policy Principles for Advancing Collaborative Among and Between Tribal Communities and Surrounding Jurisdictions, click here.