Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Cuyahoga County Uses Health Improvement Process to Lift Up Equity and Racial Inclusion

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Organizational Change/ Development
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This case study outlines how the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) in Ohio helped to found, coordinate, and facilitate a multisectoral consortium that created a Community Health Improvement Plan for the county. The consortium also implemented trainings on equity. The CCBH’s participation in the consortium helped bring equity to the front of CCBH’s strategic plan.

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Advancing Racial Equity, Improve Organizational Infrastructure, Partnership Building, Reduction of Health Disparities

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