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Racial Equity Throughout Data Integration
September 3, September 22, October 14

All In with the Network for Public Health Law are pleased to present a three-part webinar series on Racial Equity Throughout Data Integration.  View Page →

Data Governance: Ensuring Trust and Managing Risks

WebinarsHealth Information and Data Sharing

January 14, 2020
by Sallie Milam and Steven Gravely

When health care providers, public health and others create, use and share data, governance is required to ensure that trust is maintained and interoperability risks are appropriately managed. This webinar highlighted how governance is achieved by providing coordination and oversight through a policy framework, a decision-making body and trust agreement.

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Harm Reduction Policy in Practice

WebinarsSubstance Use Prevention and Harm ReductionHarm Reduction Legal Project ResourcesHarm Reduction Legal ProjectOpioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention

December 11, 2019
by Corey Davis

Although government agencies, nonprofit organizations, clinicians, and advocates have made great strides in reducing harm from substance use, they are often hindered by laws and policies that reflect an outdated, punitive-focused approach to drugs and individuals who use them. Attend this webinar to learn about jail diversion and access to treatment, legal aid, naloxone distribution, and other critical programs and policies to help people with substance use disorder. Continuing legal education credits will be offered with this webinar.

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Making Sure Kids are Healthy Enough to Learn: Innovations in Education Law and Policy

WebinarsNational School Lunch ProgramFood Safety and SecurityHealth in SchoolMechanisms for Advancing Public Health

September 26, 2019
by Kerri McGowan Lowrey and Mathew R. Swinburne

Education has emerged as a social determinant of health in its own right. More highly educated individuals are healthier and tend to live longer; they also are at less risk of smoking, drug abuse, accidents and chronic diseases. Despite federal laws that guarantee all children a free appropriate public education, major inequities exist.

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Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change through Law and Policy

WebinarsClimate and HealthEnvironment, Climate and HealthMechanisms for Advancing Public Health

August 22, 2019
by Jill Krueger

Climate change is one of the most significant public health threats of our time. With more frequent and intense natural disasters, such as flooding, extreme heat events, and severe storms, addressing the health risks associated with these events is critical. Laws and policies can impact how communities plan for climate change and can assist in the development of resilience plans to protect public health.

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ACA Under Threat: The Potential Impacts of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

WebinarsHealth ReformPublic Health Statutes and Regulatory Information

June 26, 2019
by Sarah Somers

What would happen to the health of millions of Americans if the Affordable Care Act were to go away? How would some of the most vulnerable populations and those on Medicaid be affected? In this webinar, experts on the ACA will consider the upcoming 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on the constitutionality of the ACA and the impacts were it to be repealed.

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Advancing the Community Health Worker Workforce through Law and Policy

WebinarsCommunity Health Needs Assessments

June 20, 2019
by Colleen Healy Boufides

Community health workers (CHWs) are key members of both health care teams and the public health workforce and, with their close understanding of the communities they serve, are uniquely suited to help address root causes of poor health. As the CHW workforce grows, continuously evolving state laws and policies have the potential to improve public understanding of the CHW role and facilitate sustainable financing for CHWs.

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