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Fifty Forward: Metro Atlanta

Description:

"Fifty Forward: Metro Atlanta" is an example of a primer document for a call to action for multiple sectors to implement health in all policies (HiAP) in a local jurisdiction. The document discusses about the expansion of thinking about a healthy community beyond treatment to include HiAP to address preventable diseases.

This primer can serve as a guide and provide sample language to other local jurisdictions interested in educating and building support for HiAP.

To learn more about Fifty Forward: Metro Atlanta, visit: http://www.atlantafiftyforward.com/index.htm. 

Toolkit:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Health Equity, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Atlanta Regional Commission

Submitted:

09/24/2012

Modified:

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