Meeting

Meeting 8: Public Health Strategies to Improve Health


When: March 3, 2011 (10:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Venable Conference Center

Topic Public Health
Activity: Public Health Strategies to Improve Health
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

This meeting focused on public health financing, the topic of the committee's third report which will be released in fall 2011. The committee’s statement of task for this report is provided below:

“The committee will develop recommendations for funding state and local public health systems that support the needs of the public after health care reform. Recommendations should be evidence based and implementable. In developing their recommendations the committee will:
• Review current funding structures for public health
• Assess opportunities for use of funds to improve health outcomes
• Review the impact of fluctuations in funding for public health
• Assess innovative policies and mechanisms for funding public health services and community-based 
   interventions and suggest possible options for sustainable funding.”

View the meeting agenda here.

Speaker presentations for this meeting are available on the right side of this webpage under the heading Other Meeting Resources.

If you have any questions, you may contact us via email: PublicHealth@nas.edu.

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