REACH Briefing & Panel Discussion – Society for Public Health Education – Health Education Article

<!– –> Please join SOPHE on Tuesday, June 11 in Washington D.C. for a congressional briefing and panel discussion to hear about the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program’s remarkable accomplishments and its next steps in eliminating health disparities. Speakers: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) Dr. Ruth Petersen, Director, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Charmaine Ruddock, Project Director, Bronx Health REACH LoVina Louie, Consultant, Coeur d’Alene Tribe…

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Using your privilege as a platform for advocacy… – Health Education Article

March 26, 2018 If you’re working with kids who come from a place of financial privilege and are teaching them about advocacy, it’s important they understand what that privilege really means. In this great clip, NBA star Dwayne Wade talks about how his popularity gives him a voice, and why he feels an obligation to use it for those who might not be able to. He also talks about the survivors from Parkland behind the #NeverAgain movement and how they understand that as well- and how that…

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How The WEGO Health Awards Work – Health Article

Originally coined the “WEGO Health Activist Awards,” the WEGO Health Awards were created to embody the mission of WEGO Health: To empower Patient Leaders. We connect with countless patient advocates, influencers, and healthcare collaborators who are helping others and transforming healthcare – often without any formal recognition. Since its inception in 2011, the WEGO Health Awards have proven to be one of the best ways to connect the healthcare industry with top patient influencers. The WEGO Health Awards offer a…

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Analyzing the Scientific Evidence Behind Health News – Health Education Article

August 20, 2018 Another awesome lesson plan from the folks at New York Times. This one takes an in-depth look at health news and hits NHES3 (Accessing Information), NHES2 (Analyzing Influences) and NHES 8 (Advocacy). Would love to team up with the librarian and a science teacher for this! Source: ‘Chocolate Found to Stave Off Death!’ Analyzing the Scientific Evidence Behind Health Headlines – The New York Times This is only a snippet of a Health Education Article written by…

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Reach out. Reinforce. Repeat. – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Blog – Health Article

Three months ago, I was hearing strong messages from celebrities, politicians and community leaders: VOTE. Personally, I found the momentum exciting. While the 2018 election cycle got a lot of attention, even more important decisions will be made in government in 2019. The two-year legislative session in Wisconsin and the new Congressional session in Washington, D.C., kicking off this month, are where the action’s at. Whether you’re a patient family, someone who provides care to kids or, like me, both,…

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