APHA Learning Institute: Hacking Your Way to Stronger Health Security

Join the National Health Security Preparedness Index program office for an APHA learning institute that will enhance situational awareness and help you to visualize health security in your state and the nation using dashboards and other tools.

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot as soon as possible at: https://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual/schedule/learning-institutes  

Learning Institute: Hacking Your Way to Stronger Health Security: Using the National Health Security Preparedness Index to Assess, Prioritize, Collaborate, and Communicate.

Date and Time: Sunday, Nov. 11, from 8 to 11:30 a.m.

Continuing Education Credits: 3

Presented by the Index research team: Glen Mays, M.P.H., Ph.D.; Anna Hoover, M.A., Ph.D.; Michael Childress, M.A.

Description: Providing health security requires coordination and communication across many different sectors. As a result, implementing effective strategies to improve health security is challenging. In this learning institute, you will learn how use the National Health Security Preparedness Index to:

  • Communicate the value of health security to policy-makers and the public.
  • Advocate for resources using sound metrics and comparative data.
  • Develop and strengthen community partnerships.

The Index, which is a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, aggregates 140 data points from more than 60 sources measure health security at the state and national level.  As part of this Learning Institute, the Index research team will show you how to visualize health security using dashboards and other Index-related tools. You will learn how to identify focus areas for improving health security. You will work with other participants to analyze scenarios and create strategies for engaging community partners and policy-makers.

For more information, contact the Index program office at healthsecurity@uky.edu 


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