Addressing the Health Care and Public Health Needs of Vulnerable and Underserved Populations: Issues and Solutions for the Delivery of Quality Community-based Services


The Pennsylvania Public Health Association (PPHA), the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH), and the Penn State College of Medicine's Public Health Program announces a one-day conference,
 Strengthening the Health of Pennsylvanians: Addressing the Health Care and Public Health Needs of Vulnerable and Underserved Populations, which will highlight community and public health issues and initiatives for diverse and underserved populations.

Objectives:
Issues that impact health status included, but not limited to, community-based health care services; domestic and intimate partner violence; substance abuse; behavioral health; maternal and child health; barriers to access to care; and oral health;

  • Best practices in improving the health of special and underserved populations, with a special focus on migrant and immigrant farmworkers;
  • The use of data-driven and evidence-based practices in public and community health;
  • Innovations in achieving Healthy People 2020 goals; and
  • Improvements in community and public health indicators.

This conference is funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.


Details

  • When

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Where

  • Eden Resort and Suites
    222 Eden Road
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601

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