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Feb 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Executive Action as a Tool for Promoting Evidence-Based Public Health Decision-Making

posted on Tue, Feb 12 2019 10:16 am by Colleen Healy Boufides

Gubernatorial executive orders and directives can serve as powerful tools for furthering public health goals. In addition to directing public health agency activities, establishing policies and priorities, and responding to emergencies, executive orders or directives can also play a role in shaping agency culture to promote effective public health decision-making.

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