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Enhancing Platforms that Support Local Health Improvement

Posted On March 31, 2017

The number of resources available to catalyze and support community health improvement efforts is growing substantially. This includes a large number of online platforms. These platforms provide communities access to data to identify opportunities for health improvement and tools and resources to guide action towards achieving healthier communities.

The Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia… more »

Mid-South Regional Greenprint Health Impact Assessment: Final Report

Posted On June 10, 2014

The GHPC has completed an HIA examining how to incorporate community health into green infrastructure planning as envisioned in the Mid-South Regional Greenprint, a HUD-funded initiative in the Memphis region led by Shelby County’s Office of Sustainability. The Greenprint Plan is designed to enhance regional livability and sustainability by establishing a unified vision for a… more »

Improving Rural Health: How Healthy are Rural Georgians?

Posted On September 1, 2007

An examination by the Philanthropic Collaborative for a Healthy Georgia on the health status of rural Georgians. The fact that Georgians living in rural areas are not as healthy as those living in urban areas is a major source of concern as is the fact that no county in Georgia has an