Meeting Archive:
Multi-Sector Collaborations to Advance Health Equity

Meeting Description:

ASTHO's Center for Population Health Strategies developed the Introduction to Multi-Sector Intersections and Collaborations to Advance Health Equity report.  The report highlights ways in which public health intersects with other governmental sectors (e.g. agriculture, economy, education, environment, housing, justice, and transportation) to address the social determinants of health and promote optimal health for all. State and local public health officials can utilize this document to inform effective approaches to developing partnerships, both within and outside of government, and across health and non-health sectors to improve health outcomes of racial and ethnic minority populations and address health disparities.

ASTHO, with support from the Office of Minority Health within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will host this webinar. Any sector interested in partnering with governmental public health to advance health equity should attend this webinar. 


Objectives for this conversation are:

  • Describe federal leadership on state/regional health equity initiatives.
  • Provide specific examples from Massachusetts and Virginia of how state health agencies have engaged in multi-sector partnerships to advance health equity.
  • Describe the new tool for health equity developed by ASTHO and the HHS Office of Minority Health.

We hope you will join this discussion. Please contact Melissa Lewis, Director of Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health, ASTHO with questions or comments, and we hope to speak with you soon. 

Date: Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Time: 01:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): ASTHO Center for Population Health Strategies
 Presenter Information
Shavon Arline-Bradley, MPH, MDiv, Senior Technical Advisor, National Partnership to End Health Disparities, Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
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Karen Reed, MA, Director, Division of Multicultural Health & Community Engagement, Virginia Department of Health, Office of Health Equity
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Ben Wood, MPH, Director, Office of Community Health Planning and Engagement, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
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