What Works for Health
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What Works? Social and Economic Opportunities to Improve Health for All
When we work together to improve education, employment, income, and family and social supports—the social and economic factors that influence our communities—we can improve the health of all who live, learn, work, and play there.
What Works for Health: Strategies to Improve Rural Health
The What Works for Health: Strategies to Improve Rural Health report outlines key steps toward building healthy communities – rural, urban, and anywhere in between – along with some specific policies and programs that can improve health.
These strategies can help your community in its health improvement journey.
Provide health insurance outreach and support to assist individuals whose employers do not offer affordable coverage, who are self-employed, or who are unemployed
Encourage methods of soil cultivation that keep at least one-third of cultivated soil covered with the previous year’s crop residue (e.g., mulch till, ridge...
Provide career and technical education (CTE) as an integrated part of an academic curriculum for students, especially those at risk of dropping out of...
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