By promoting a better understanding of microaggressions, bias, and diversity, public health practitioners can create more equitable workplaces and ultimately improve the health outcomes of the communities they serve.
Indiana’s public health system has long been underfunded and under-resourced, leading to poor health outcomes for our communities. Governor Eric J. Holcomb established the trailblazing Governor’s Public Health Commission to launch an assessment of the state’s public health system, and this legislative session, we hope to see a much-needed financial investment to improve statewide public health service delivery and create a healthier future for all Hoosiers.
The RVPHTC – a community of public health practice and practitioners: Assessing the past four years and plans for the future
While Public Health training centers will continue to play a critical role in training the public health workforce…we must find ways to engage, recruit, and retain this workforce, as well as train them.
There is a growing evidence base that supports art as an effective way to directly improve health. In particular, art has been especially valuable in the areas of collective trauma, racism, social isolation, mental illness, and chronic illness.