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General Implementation Guides
- The Community Health Promotion Handbook: Action Guides to Improve Community Health (2008) - CDC's Healthy Communities Program, in collaboration with Partnership for Prevention®, has developed step-by-step Action Guides that provide communities with "how to" guidance for implementing the following five effective community-level health promotion strategies - identified in The Guide to Community Preventative Services - related to diabetes self-management, physical activity, and tobacco-use cessation.
- Establishing a Community-Based Diabetes Self-Management Education Program for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes to Improve Glycemic Control (pdf).
- Facilitating Development of a Community Trail and Promoting Its Use to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth and Adults (pdf).
- Working with Schools to Increase Physical Activity Among Children and Adolescents in Physical Education Classes (pdf).
- Establishing a Community-Based Walking Group Program to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth and Adults (pdf).
- Working with Healthcare Delivery Systems to Improve the Delivery of Tobacco-Use Treatment to Patients (pdf).
Health Equity Tools
- Promoting Health Equity-A Resource to Help Communities Address Social Determinants of Health (pdf) - This workbook is for community-based organizations, public health practitioners, and community health partners seeking to create health equity by addressing the social determinants of health, focusing on community-based participatory approaches, non-traditional partnerships, and integrated interventions that combine social, organizational, environmental, economic, political and community strategies.
- The Guide to Community Preventive Services. A free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions:
- Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective?
- Are there effective interventions that are right for my community?
- What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment?
- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation works to improve the health and health care of all Americans. They provide research, tools, reports, and funding opportunities across the country. Program areas include: