Training Opportunities- November 20, 2015

Making Data Work for the Public’s Health: Telling the Story Behind the Numbers Register here Data can undoubtedly change the way public health works. Among other benefits, improved access to data allows for increased efficiency in planning, decision-making, and spending. Data can help reach a more targeted population in health improvement efforts.

Data alone doesn’t always drive action, or emotionally engage your audience. Good data is most valuable when it can be translated and communicated to an audience able to use it, including decision-makers, community-members, researchers, advocates, healthcare providers, technology experts, and community members. Compelling content, a call-to-action, data visualizations, audience engagement and creative design can be as critical as your data.

In the fourth Web Forum of the Making Data Work for the Public’s Health Series, Dialogue4Health is proud to again partner with the California HealthCare Foundation to explore methods of creating stories that build bridges between data and the audiences who can act on it, including a look at the HealthData+ initiative, an award-winning effort to combine health stories and data.

Presentations and recording of the first three Web Forums in the data and public health series are available:

Making Data Work for the Public’s Health: The Current Total (July 23, 2015) Making Data Work for the Public’s Health: Diving Into the Details (August 13, 2015) Making Data Work for the Public’s Health: Forecasting the Future (September 9, 2015)

Empowering People to Manage Their Diabetes: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar
Register Now | December 10, 2015 | 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Thursday, December 10 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a webinar highlighting evidence-based resources and strategies focused on diabetes self-management education.

Diabetes affects an estimated 29.1 million people in the United States. Diabetes self-management education is a proven strategy for reducing complications and improving quality of life for people with diabetes.

A Return to the Wild, West of E-Cigarettes
Sponsored by Prevention Partners
Thursday, December 3rd, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST) – webinar
To register

{save the date} Smoke-Free New Orleans: Exploring the Impact of Community Engagement
Sponsored by Truth Initiative
Tuesday, December 8th, 4:00 p.m. (EST) – webinar

Grantees – Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization

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