Posts tagged "Community Transformation Grants"
Public health and community planning are interdependent

Public health and community planning are interdependent

Transforming communities into healthier environments takes city and community planning, an overarching theme at the American Planning Association’s 106th National Planning Conference held recently in Atlanta.
Congress marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill

Congress marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill

Congress released its spending package for fiscal year 2014 late Monday with implications for a range of public health priorities.
Top 10 stories for 2013 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories for 2013 on Public Health Newswire

It’s been a remarkable year in public health news. From the Affordable Care Act and government shutdown to health department accreditation and the role of technology, public health has made headlines.
How Community Transformation Grants can draw attention

How Community Transformation Grants can draw attention

Your innovative strategies are making people healthier in your city, school or neighborhood. How do you plan to show it?
CDC hosts community health leaders for 3-day training

CDC hosts community health leaders for 3-day training

Good public health is synonymous with healthy communities. And though a national infrastructure works to create a healthier America, its influence is obstructed by barriers that prevent the public health workforce from working well together.
Neighborhood planning increases impact of Community Transformation Grants

Neighborhood planning increases impact of Community Transformation Grants

“Does healthy planning equal more equity? Yes, if policies are written with an explicit equity focus.”
Successful Community Transformation Grants show importance of public health funding

Successful Community Transformation Grants show importance of public health funding

Demonstrating the success of public health is vital in protecting funding for the nation’s health. One of the most palpable examples is the ongoing success of Community Transformation Grants, or CTGs.
TFAH reports Prevention Fund facts, success

TFAH reports Prevention Fund facts, success

The impact of the Prevention and Public Health Fund, suggests a Trust for America’s Health report, may be determined by the future health of this generation’s children.

3 steps to stronger prevention funding

U.S. citizens from coast to coast recognize the importance of the Prevention and Public Health Fund. However, the sequester — which has already slashed $51 million from the law set in place by the Affordable Care Act — puts the fund in great danger in years to come.
Community Transformation Grants creating a culture of health

Community Transformation Grants creating a culture of health

Learn how Community Transformation Grants are bringing unprecedented systemic changes to community health through transportation improvements, disease prevention programs and healthy food initiatives since the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act three years ago.

Community initiatives providing affordable, healthy food

Today, organizations across the U.S. are supporting National Food Day, a movement created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest to help improve nutrition for all Americans — regardless of their age, race, income or geographic location.

Transportation programs promote active communities, reduced obesity

The increasing role of transportation and number of fast food restaurants in America are both leading to obesity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.