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A Practitioner's Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease

Health Equity Guide showing different people of different ethnicities at work and at play

Introduction

A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease [PDF–7.3MB] provides lessons learned and innovative ideas on how to maximize the effects of policy, systems and environmental improvement strategies—all with the goal of reducing health disparities and advancing health equity.

Incorporating Health Equity into Foundational Skills of Public Health

Foundational skillsThis section includes lessons learned from practitioners across the nation and helps the reader think about ways to incorporate the goals of health equity into key foundational skills and practices of public health including:

Maximizing Tobacco-Free Living Strategies to Advance Health Equity

Broken cigarette imageThis section provides equity-oriented considerations, key partners, and community examples related to the design and implementation of the following strategies:

More Information

For more information and to download the Health Equity Guide visit: http://www.cdc.gov/NCCDPHP/dch/pdf/HealthEquityGuide.pdf [PDF–42MB]

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