Promote child bicycle helmet use via bicycle safety education, media campaigns, or provision of free or subsidized helmets
How Healthy is Your Community?
What WorksMaximize your chances of success by choosing policies and programs that have been shown to work in real life and that are a good fit for your community. Our What Works for Health database provides evidence summaries and ratings for policies, programs, and systems changes that can improve health. A sampling of them is included below.
Offer reproductive health services (e.g., pregnancy tests, prenatal and postpartum care, gynecological exams, STI screenings, etc.), health education, and social service referrals via medically equipped vans
Provide prescriptions with healthy eating goals for patients and families, often accompanied by progress checks at office visits; can include partnerships with local farmers’ markets via FVRx programs
Deliver health care services and support to individuals with mental health concerns via mobile devices using text messaging or mobile applications (apps)
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Join us for Evidence at Your Fingertips: Tools to Inform Decision Making
Register today for this upcoming webinar! We'll discuss questions such as:
- What is evidence?
- What is the role of evidence in decision making?
- How can I include evidence to select strategies that will support local change?
We'll also share guidance and resources like What Works for Health and Streetsmart, which are designed to help make research and evidence more accessible and easy to use in your work.
Evidence at Your Fingertips: Tools to Inform Decision Making
Tuesday, July 24 | 3pm ET