Community Engagement in Public Health

Type: 
Health
Organization: 
CCHS
Description: 

Local public health departments are charged with promoting overall community health and well-being and addressing the causes of disease and disability. To achieve these goals in the 21st century, local health departments need to engage diverse communities in developing a broad spectrum of solutions to today’s most pressing problems, including chronic diseases (the leading causes of death), health disparities, and other complex community health issues.

Category: 
community participation, public health, CDC, disease, health, engagement

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