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GHPC’s Angela Snyder and Jane Branscomb Featured in the SaportaReport

Georgia is home to one of the nation’s largest populations of individuals with sickle cell disease, with more than 7,000 individuals living with the disease in almost every county in Georgia. Data from public health, hospitals and insurance claims are collected in Georgia to better understand who lives with the disease, how and where they… more »

Shelterforce Highlights GHPC’s Affordable Housing Work

Can affordable housing policies lead to healthier communities? Based on recent work by the Georgia Health Policy Center, the answer is a resounding yes!

Investments in affordable housing improve the health, quality of life, and opportunities for Georgia residents. Furthermore, developing more affordable housing in areas of “lower-risk” could save the lives of up to… more »

Paulding School’s Nutrition, Fitness Efforts Earn State Childhood Obesity Funding

Posted On October 20, 2017
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Second-graders ran and kicked rubber balls around New Georgia Elementary’s gym on a recent school day.

Their teacher is hoping thousands in state money will give future students a variety of new ways to stay physically fit and nutritionally sound.

Gov. Nathan Deal’s childhood obesity initiative, called Georgia Shape, recently awarded a $3,000 school health… more »