Plan4Health: Physical Activity

Webinar //

Date:

Mar 09 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

Description

Join us for the second webinar of a three-part series for APHA and its Affiliate members about the Plan4Health Initiative, and the importance of planning and public health to create the healthiest nation. Presenters will talk about Complete Streets and ways that it was integrated into a city plan and how a coalition worked to encourage dialogue across sectors and between decision-makers to ensure health is a consideration in policy recommendations and implementation strategies.

Objectives:

  • Discuss policies, systems and environmental strategies focused on physical activity.
  • Describe successes, challenges and lessons learned when implementing policies, systems and environmental change related to physical activity.
  • Discuss the intersection of climate change and physical activity.

Moderator: 

APHA President Tom Quade, MA, MPH, health commissioner, Marion County, Ohio

Presenters: 

Terry Johnson, director, Healthy eating Active Living Hew Hampshire, Plan4Health Nashua

Judy Robinson, principal planner, sustainability manager, Sacramento County, Design 4 Active Sacramento

Please stream the audio through your computer.

The Plan4Health project is a collaboration between the American Planning Association and APHA. It represents significant cross-sector support for policy, systems and environment changes, as well as an opportunity to build leadership among our members.

Registration Information

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