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Economic Development for Rural Health

October 29, 2019. This one-hour webinar discusses a unique community coalition in Klamath County, Oregon, that is connecting economic improvements to health.

Quick Facts

Topics: Chronic Disease

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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This one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, discusses a unique community coalition in Klamath County, Oregon, that is connecting economic improvements to health.

Air date: October 29, 2019, noon to 1:00 p.m. (Pacific)

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the intersections between health and economic development.
  • Learn about interventions to community health on various levels of the socio-ecological model.
  • Review how a collaborative approach to community health improvements in a rural community can operate.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; community development specialists

Slides and Resources

Quick Facts

Topics: Chronic Disease

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Presenter

Jennifer Little, MPH, Director, Klamath County Public Health

Discussion Questions

  1. How does the food system contribute to health in your community?
  2. How does individual health contribute to employment and economic development in your community?
  3. How can rural communities create meaningful, sustainable changes to improve the health of their residents? 

Competencies

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