The Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers (TCC) for Health Disparities Research on Chronic Disease Prevention Program
is being launched by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.This program is designed to implement more-robust ecological approaches to address chronic diseases among racial and ethnic minority groups, underserved rural populations, people of less privileged socioeconomic status, along with groups subject to discrimination who have poorer health outcomes often attributed to being socially disadvantaged.
* The 2005 Health and Human Services Administration Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Program
funded six grants for two years each.
My focus is now on the upstream approach within the public health sector in the Chronic Disease Prevention Program
at the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, Ontario.
Iton initiated Stamford's Westside Project, an interdisciplinary chronic disease prevention program
focused on involving a low-income community in the city's redevelopment process with an eye toward increasing residents' ease of walking and biking around the city.
One in five Oregonians smokes, according to the state of Oregon's Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Program
Reported by: S Baker, PhD, Dept of Community Medicine, Baylor Coll of Medicine, Houston; J Santos, Laredo-Webb County Dept of Health, Laredo; C Laramey, Chronic Disease Prevention Program
, Texas Dept of Health.
Although it's rare that any federal program ends, the Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Program
did in 2011.
The Y will align its Health and Wellness programs with Y-USA's suite of chronic disease prevention programs
through partnerships with other Ys, hospitals and other health providers.
Among the largest cuts would be a $222 million reduction in funding for chronic disease prevention programs
that are designed to help prevent diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and obesity.
Despite the relevance of PYLL for demonstrating the impact of public health efforts in health promotion and disease prevention, the potential for using premature mortality from chronic diseases, expressed as PYLL, has not been maximized to evaluate the link with wide-reaching health promotion or chronic disease prevention programs
and initiatives introduced in Canada starting in the 1990s at the provincial or national levels (e.g., Pan-Canadian Healthy Living strategy, Quebec Plan d'action gouvernemental de promotion des saines habitudes de vie, ActNow BC and Ontario's Action Plan for Healthy Eating and Active Living, Canadian Heart Health Initiative, Canadian Population Health initiative).