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Tackling a City’s Greatest Public Health Challenges through a “Health in All Policies” Strategy

September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


About this webinar
This webinar will highlight the City of Providence, Rhode Island’s efforts to integrate health into public policies across sectors. Examples will include working in collaboration with Providence public schools to address chronic absenteeism, working with fire stations and first responders to mitigate harms from opiate dependence, and working with the public works department.

What you will learn
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand innovative strategies to work across sectors to address public health problems with innovative public sector partnerships.
  • To gain new understanding of novel strategies to mitigate the public health harms of opiate dependence by training firefighters and first responders in recovery coaching.
  • To understand how to reduce chronic absenteeism by working with public works departments to enhance snow removal in winter months.
  • To understand how to reduce chronic absenteeism by providing menstrual hygiene products in public schools.

Click here for more information and to register.


September 26, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm