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Policy Development, Promotion and Enforcement

Strategy

State Public Health Activities

Local Public Health Activities

Desired Outcomes

Educate State and local policy makers about primary prevention of childhood obesity from a life course perspective for health and learning.

Explore opportunities to educate policy makers about child obesity.

Conduct effective communications.

Evaluate success of strategy.

Explore opportunities to educate policy makers about child obesity.

Conduct effective communications .

Evaluate success of strategy.

State and local policy makers are informed about public health prevention from a life course perspective, and life course programs and interventions, in order to prevent child obesity.

Promote health in all policies, using partnership, collaboration, and health impact assessment efforts.  Assure special focus on built environment in policies and plans.

Explore ways to educate internal and external stakeholders about health in all policies.

Convene stakeholders to identify low hanging possibilities and win-win scenarios.

Support state and local efforts for health in all policies through health impact assessment and rapid assessment trainings.

Explore ways to educate internal and external stakeholders about health in all policies.

Convene stakeholders to identify low hanging possibilities and win-win scenarios.

Convene and participate in health impact assessment and rapid assessment trainings.

State and local policy makers identify win-win scenarios; policies are developed that maximize positive health impacts and reduce health consequences.

Advance key selected state and local policies to support healthy weight and development in childhood and prevention of child obesity.

Perform review of state and local policies.

Identify policies yielding outcomes of interest for Oregon.

Identify key stakeholders to help advance policy initiative.

Perform review of policies.

Identify policies yielding outcomes of interest for community.

Identify key stakeholders to help advance policy initiative.

State and local public health identify key policies to support for population health improvements.  Policy makers identify win-win scenarios; policies are developed that maximize positive health impacts and reduce health consequences.

Collaborate and promote Healthy Communities objectives.

Develop and support relationships with chronic disease and Healthy Communities staff.

Identify shared opportunities intraining and technical assistance, messaging, assurance, etc.

Identify opportunities for win-wins for community health.

Develop and support relationships with chronic disease and Healthy Communities staff.

Identify shared opportunities in training and technical assistance, messaging, assurance, etc.

Identify opportunities for win-wins for community health.

State and Local Maternal and Child Health programs and staff are recognized as key partners for chronic disease efforts, and are integrated within Healthy Communities efforts.

Strengthen place-based obesity prevention policies and practices that address nutrition, physical activity, screen time and breastfeeding.

 

Promote Baby Friendly Hospital designation and adoption of 10 Steps in hospitals and birthing centers.

Educate the public and partners about Oregon’s breastfeeding laws and regulations.

Explore other policies and practices that would increase public and provider support, initiation, duration, and exclusivity of breastfeeding.

Conduct comprehensive needs assessment related to obesity prevention practices in child care settings

Advocate for changes to Oregon licensing standards that align with best practices.

Assure statewide training related to best practices for licensing training credit.

Develop and implement recognition system linked to the training system for early care professionals.

Promote Baby Friendly Hospital designation and adoption of 10 Steps.

Educate the public and partners about Oregon’s breastfeeding laws and regulations.

Explore other policies and practices that would increase public and provider support, initiation, duration, and exclusivity of breastfeeding.

Advocate for changes to Oregon licensing standards that align with best practices.

Support training related to best practices for licensing credit.

Promote recognition system linked to the training system for early care professionals.

Mother’s infant feeding decisions are supported and protected in a variety of settings.

Early learning and care settings are supported to improve nutrition, physical activity, breastfeeding and screen time policies and practices for health.

Promote healthy worksites through awareness of organizational policies and practices.

Enforce laws and regulations that promote healthy weight and development in childhood.

Perform review of state and local worksite policies and practices.

Identify key stakeholders to help advance policy and practice initiatives.

Pilot implementation of selected practices and policies.

Develop promotional/educational campaign for the public and partners about Oregon’s breastfeeding law and other laws and regulations that influence child obesity.

Review worksite policies and practices.

Identify key stakeholders to help advance policy and practice initiatives.

Pilot implementation of selected practices and policies.

Develop promotional/educational campaign for the public and partners about Oregon’s breastfeeding law and other laws and regulations that influence child obesity.

The public is aware of laws and regulations that influence child obesity.

State and local public health departments are models in their communities of healthy organizational and worksite practices and policies.