What is the Connection Between Health and Social and Economic Factors?
Public health leaders need to make the health connection by identifying their roles in effectively addressing social and economic factors. Individuals need to make changes in their behaviors to prevent and control many diseases. AND public health leaders need to make policy, environmental, and systems change to promote and sustain that individual behavior change.
The relationship between socio-economic factors and health
A life-course perspective looks at how age, relationships, life transitions, and social changes
ACHIEVE/Health Coalition of Wichita
A survey by the Health and Wellness Coalitionof Wichita revealed that less than half of the area residents felt that their neighborhoods encouraged outdoor activity and that the overall condition of the parks nearby was poor. Read how ACHIEVE funding helped Witchita impact their community for health.
NACDD Voted One of the Top 10 Healthiest Workplaces Among Small Businesses in Atlanta, Georgia
As a nonprofit public health organization dedicated to mobilizing efforts to reduce chronic diseases and their associated risk factors, the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) knows a thing or two about the risks associated with unhealthy living.
NACDD Receives Nomination for Presidential Fitness Award
The President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition's annual awards recognize organizations that improve the lives of others through fitness, sports, and nutrition programs within their community. This year, NACDD is proud to be nominated for the Community Achievement Award for their Walk-the-Talk office wide policy that encourages all employees to stay healthy through physical activity and nutrition.
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NACDD is a Proud Supporter of the Million Hearts Campaign
Million Hearts™ is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years. Million Hearts™ brings together communities, health systems, nonprofit organizations, federal agencies, and private-sector partners from across the country to fight heart disease and stroke.
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