Community Driven Population Health Improvement Efforts with Health Equity & Cultural Competence: Healthy Food Programs in Sitka, Alaska

Community driven population health improvement efforts that include a health equity lens as well as cultural competence in their programs and initiative work to address population health issues. Through a community driven, collaborative approach, essential stakeholders as well individual citizens provide valuable insight, data, research, ideas for ways to address the population health issues, funding, […]

Ways to Include Environmental Health Data When Assessing Community Health–Using the Environmental Profile of a Community’s Health (EPOCH) Instrument

The Environmental Profile of a Community’s Health (EPOCH) One way in which to conduct a study specific to the community is by using the Environmental Profile of a Community’s Health (EPOCH), a measurement tool designed for collecting data on environmental factors that are associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. EPOCH measures both objective factors […]