Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes when implemented in multiple real-life settings, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities.

Talking Health: A New Way to Communicate About Public Health

de Beaumont Foundation

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The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the vital role of public health but also revealed communication challenges and misconceptions about the field. This book, published by de Beaumont Foundation, details evidence-based best practices for talking about the what public health is and why it matters. It offers tools for more impactful communication, practical insights, and guidance for how public health practitioners can strengthen community partnerships. The book encourages a shift in the perception of public health professionals as bureaucratic specialists and emphasizes the need for better communication and partnerships to address future public health challenges.

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