What Works for Health

Evidence matters. Our What Works for Health tool will help you find policies and programs that are a good fit for your community's priorities.

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Curated Strategy Lists

Each What Works for Health Curated Strategy List is carefully selected by our expert evidence analysts to include evidence-informed programs, policies and systems changes that can support community change efforts around specific topics and themes.  

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Featured Strategies

These strategies can help your community in its health improvement journey.

Support financial institutions providing services to underserved and disadvantaged communities

Support funds that help create or maintain affordable housing, subsidize rental housing, and assist homebuyers with low incomes and non-profit housing developers

Provide funding for local community development activities such as affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, and infrastructure development

Purchase the land a home is on to lease to homeowners with low and middle incomes and require homeowners to sell the home back...

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Learn how you can effectively use What Works for Health to find evidence-informed policies and programs to make a difference in your community and explore what's behind our evidence ratings.

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