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Making the Case for Foundational Public Health Services

June 24, 2014. In the June session of Hot Topics, Barry Kling, MSPH, explains an initiative in Washington State to secure sustainable public health funding.

Quick Facts

Topics: Leadership & Management, Program Planning & Evaluation

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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Description

In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Barry Kling, MSPH, explains an initiative in Washington State to secure sustainable public health funding.

Air date: June 24, 2014

Learning Objectives

    • Explain the relationship between foundational public health services and the need for sustainable funding for basic public health.
    • Explain why it is important to develop foundational public health services definitions and cost estimates.
    • Summarize the principles used in determining which public health functions are foundational.

    Intended Audience

    Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; Administrators and managers; Board of health members and other elected officials

    Slides and Resources

    Quick Facts

    Topics: Leadership & Management, Program Planning & Evaluation

    Format: Webinar

    Time: 1 hour

    Cost: Free

    Presenter

    Barry Kling, MSPH, Administrator, Chelan-Douglas Health District, Washington

    Discussion Questions

    These questions are designed to further your thinking on the topic covered in this webinar. You may print and discuss them with colleagues and other members of your organization before or after watching this webinar.

    1. Which public health activities must exist in every community for the public health system to work as a whole in protecting the population’s health?
    2. Which of those activities have to be delivered, for practical reasons, at the local level? Which at the state level?
    3. How does these efforts to define a foundational set of public health services connect to the ten essential services and accreditation work?

    Competencies

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