Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Communicating the Value of Public Health

Illinois Strategic Communication Leadership Project

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Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This worksheet offers a user guide to developing and disseminating messages about public health’s importance and successes. It is a short resource developed by the Illinois Strategic Communication Leadership Project, intended to help users organize thinking and identify themes. It offers a few examples of overarching messages concerning the importance of public health as a field.

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Public Health Communications

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