The State of Connecticut applied for the "Communities Putting Prevention to Work" grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant is intended to address obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, and tobacco use/exposure. New Haven would be the state's partner in the project.
Members of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Community Solutions Project surveyed and interviewed community leaders to gather information on the ways in which social context and environmental factors influence health.
This is the summary of the first meeting of the Health Equity Alliance. The notes summarize discussion about various questions related to community health and health equity. It also includes the PowerPoint about social determinants of health equity presented at the meeting.