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Creating Virtual Resources to Amplify Public Health Equity
This week, Community Commons joined the American Public Health Association and the Alliance for Disease Prevention and Response at APHA’s 2022 Annual Meeting and Expo to share more about the Public Health and Equity Resource Navigator, or PHERN. PHERN is a free,...
Upcoming Event: APHA’s 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo
Join the American Public Health Association in-person in Boston, MA, Nov. 6-9 for APHA’s 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo and the 150th anniversary celebration
Welcome to PHERN!
PHERN, or the Public Health and Equity Resource Navigator, is a new web-based platform housing over 1,000 curated resources to help changemakers find information and resources to end the pandemic, advance equity, and build a resilient, robust, sustainable public health system for the future.
Centering and Celebrating Culture in Public Health: Your Guide to National Public Health Week 2023
Culture is the set of attitudes, values, conventions, goals, social practices, and beliefs of a racial, religious or social group, and their social forms and material traits. In other words, culture is our way of life. When it comes to health, culture shapes our...
New Resource! Meeting America’s Public Health Challenge
This report outlines recommendations for building a national public health system that addresses ongoing and future health crises, advances equity, and earns trust.
New Resource! Urban Health Agenda
The Urban Health Agenda, released in June 2022 by Big Cities Health Coalition, aims to advance a shared, actionable vision to transform urban health.
New Resource! The Impact of Chronic Underfunding on America’s Public Health System: Trends, Risks, and Recommendations, 2022
This report tracks federal, state, and local investment in public health and how underinvestment in public health programs impacted the COVID-19 response, exacerbates health inequities, and continues to put Americans’ lives and livelihoods at risk.
New Resource! How Investing in Public Health Will Strengthen America’s Health
How Investing in Public Health Will Strengthen America’s Health, released in May 2022 by the Center for American Progress, considers the impacts of underinvestment in public health, and how better funding can bolster the public health workforce, data, technology, and infrastructure to meet existing needs and future threats.
Upcoming Event! Raising the Bar: Informing Workplace Practices and Policies to Advance Equity
In this webinar, a panel of healthcare leaders and equity experts will highlight the sector’s role in employing and supporting a diverse health workforce
New Resource! Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar provides an actional framework for the entire healthcare sector to embed equity and excellence throughout its work and help achieve optimal health for all.
Public Health Law Summit (2022)
Join the Network for Public Health Law in Baltimore to examine the use of public health measures to mitigate harm from COVID-19, recent legislative and other efforts to severely limit these measures, and strategies to strengthen public health’s capacity to protect communities and advance health and racial equity.
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The Public Health & Equity Resource Navigator (PHERN) is an initiative of
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