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Reduce Adolescent Pregnancy Published literature

Two systematic reviews conducted for the Guide to Community Preventative Services summarize the effectiveness of various community intervention strategies in prevention of adolescent pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. ... | Read More

Reduce Adolescent Pregnancy Published literature

Two systematic reviews conducted for the Guide to Community Preventative Services summarize the effectiveness of various community intervention strategies in prevention adolescent pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. ... | Read More

Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rates Government - Federal

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Integrating Services, Programs, and Strategies Through Communitywide Initiatives The President's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative As part of the President's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (TPPI), CDC is partnering with the federal Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) to reduce teenage pregnancy and address disparities in teen pregnancy and birth rates. To achieve these goals nine state and community-based organizations and five national organizations were funded through the cooperative agreement, Teenage Pregnancy Prevention. The goals of the TPPI are to: Reduce the rates of teen pregnancy and childbirth in priority populations. Increase the number of youth who have access to evidence-based or evidence-informed programs designed to prevent teen pregnancy. Increase links between teen pregnancy prevention programs and community-based clinical services. Educate stakeholders about evidence-based or evidence-informed strategies designed to reduce teen pregnancy and about the needs and resources of the priority communities. ... | Read More

SUCCESS STORIES

People everywhere are taking action – and they’re making a difference. From developing better eating and exercise habits to encouraging others to quit smoking, folks all across the nation are banding together to help make this country healthy. Read these three stories of success and find your inspiration to improve the health of your community.

Healthy Minnesota 2020

State seal of MinesotaThe Minnesota Department of Health has dynamically utilized America’s Health Rankings to build successful partnerships and action plans to improve health outcomes in their state.

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Live Well STL

Mary Jo Condon updates the progress of the Live Well STL initiative.  With support from United Health Foundation and the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition and the Midwest Health Initiative, developed Live Well STL to support St. Louis area residents in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

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Now in its fourth year, the MaineHealth Health Index Initiative was launched in 2009-10 with the two-fold aim of: 1) Engaging MaineHealth, Maine’s largest integrated health system, and its partners to use health data to inform needs and opportunities to improve the health of the nearly 1.0 million people in the 11 counties served by the MaineHealth system, and 2) Monitor improvements made in health status over time
 

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