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Goal 5: Partnerships

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5A. Increase the partnership capacity of NCHHSTP by supporting and facilitating partnership outreach and communication to existing and new partners.

I. Identify opportunities for coordinating partnership plans and strategies across divisions to enhance relationships with existing and long-term partners, to cultivate new partners, and to increase engagement of new or non-traditional partners in NCHHSTP programs and activities.

Indicators:

  • Establish an annual reporting mechanism for generating reports across NCHHSTP programs detailing:
    • increased number of new non-traditional partners;
    • increased number of public-private partnering activities or proposals generated or enacted (e.g., through under-utilized or innovative mechanisms such as CDC Foundation or other mechanisms); and
    • partner utilization and feedback on two-way partner engagement channels

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • Began coordination activities for division-specific media/campaign partners, began building partner collaboration Web-based infrastructure.
  • Partnered with The Council of State Governments on a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state legislators shape public policy.
  • Awarded new 5-year cooperative agreement with NACCHO to support dissemination of policies interventions and other communications through NACCHO website
  • Developed strong partnerships in both the National Chlamydia Coalition (NCC) and the GYT: Get Yourself Tested campaign.
  • Continued to build public private partnerships through work with the CDC Foundation and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR)
  • Continued to build partnerships with state and local TB control programs, Stop TB USA, and international partners.

FY 2011 Plans

  • Establish the annual reporting mechanism as part of the OD partners coordinating practice.
  • Through a cooperative agreement with CSG, the plan following activities are planned for FY 2011:
    1. Pre-conference session on racial/ethnic disparities in HIV and STD to be held December 3, 2010 prior to CSG’s national conference;
    2. Development of publications, webinars, and briefs on topics such as the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and Health Care Reform;
    3. Monitoring of state legislation and providing monthly updates to CDC; and
    4. Preparation of summaries for legislators on evidence-based programs.
  • Hold twice annual viral hepatitis partner meetings in conjunction existing conferences and meetings.

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II. Work with the CDC Foundation to systematically identify opportunities for partners to participate in shaping plans and achieving results for both NCHHSTP and their organizations.

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • Worked with CDC Foundation to hold two meetings that brought together NCHHSTP staff and partners from pharmaceutical industry, diagnostic technology industries, and other interested partners to discuss public-private partnerships.
  • Participated with the CDC Foundation in a meeting with AIDS Funders in February 2010.
  • Worked with CDC Foundation to develop a plan for supporting GYT campaign through mini-grants, additional promotional funds, or in-kind support from external donors.
  • Worked with the CDC Foundation to expand the Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition (VHAC).
  • With other federal partners, published “Lantos-Hyde USG Tuberculosis Strategy”
  • Co-chaired the Federal TB Task Force with NIH.
  • Published joint statement welcoming endorsement by WHO of new rapid diagnostic tool for TB, XPert/MTB/RIF.
  • Participated in workgroups and country visits to help develop the Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative.

FY 2011 Plans

  • Continue work with CDC Foundation to enhance program capacity to promote sexual health and STD screening.
  • Continue efforts to expand the number of projects and partners supported through VHAC.

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III. Manage infrastructure for partner communication that includes mechanisms for periodic collection and reporting of partner perspectives on NCHHSTP program directions.

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • Initiated a project to create a business plan for the National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) that will drive re-engineering to align NPIN with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, NCHHSTP division priorities, and partner priorities.
  • Developed the eHAP product line—a series of communications products that expands CDC’s ability to disseminate timely, targeted information critical to prevention efforts.
  • Continued to participate in STD Prevention Online, a venue for discussion among STD professionals within and outside the United States.

FY 2011 Plans

  • Complete new business plan for NPIN and begin IT/technology and services enhancements, to include upgrades to HIV/AIDS/STDs web-based information delivery.

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5B. Increase understanding of and support for NCHHSTP’s mission, research, programs, and policies among network partners.

I. Develop annual communication plans for routine and ad hoc organizational communication from NCHHSTP to its partners, including regular communication from the NCHHSTP director and management in key areas.

Indicator: Frequency and reach of targeted partner communications across multiple channels, measured by number of messages produced, impressions, and usage statistics. Knowledge gained by audiences, measured by surveys with key partners and opinion leaders (annually)

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • Established an annual organizational communication plan and editorial calendar for NCHHSTP
  • Began formal development of a database for tracking all communications.
  • Created report of all targeted partner communications from OD to establish baseline.
  • Let contract to develop an evaluation framework for NPIN and partner services.
  • Worked with the Council of State Governments (CSG) to develop articles and research briefs on the topics of “STDs and HIV Testing in correctional facilities” and “Syringe Services Programs for injection drug users.”
  • Supported STD Prevention Online, a social media site for STD professionals. The site is now being adapted for use by partners American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA).
  • Distributed quarterly TB Notes newsletters; conducted three web usability studies; and multiple TB conferences.
  • Hosted a pre-conference session at CSG’s national conference on the topic “Reducing health disparities in STIs and HIV.”

FY 2011 Plans

  • Develop indicators metrics dashboard to report out targeted partnership communications; collect metrics from divisions; develop survey for key partners.
  • Disseminate policies, interventions, other communications through NACCHO website

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II. Use appropriate channels for dissemination based on partner needs and regularly evaluate effectiveness in communication products using these channels.

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • Distributed six bi-monthly and one special Director’s Connections e-newsletters to over 7,000 subscribers.
  • Sent 91 blast emails to partners from divisions.
  • Conducted 11 partner telebriefings.
  • Held 489 meetings at our partner engagement center.
  • Began publishing the NCHHSTP blog bi-weekly, featuring leadership voices;
  • Conducted 52 in-person training and TA sessions at conferences.
  • Exhibited at over 10 conferences.
  • Coordinated the production and publication of the 52 State Health Profiles.

FY 2011 Plans

  • Continue regular channel communications established in 2010, to develop, and collect evaluation data on products.
  • Continue webinar series, establish monthly communiqués with partners, and continue to enhance Prevention Talk.

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III. Develop and maintain effective partnerships with media, opinion leaders, and key stakeholders (1) to increase awareness, understanding, and support for HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB prevention programs and policies; and (2) to raise awareness and enthusiasm about the role and importance of prevention and health protection related to these diseases.

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • Launched public-private partnerships to conduct viral hepatitis education in communities experiencing health disparities.
  • Developed media and partner tools and strategies to communicate about viral hepatitis.
  • Developed strong relationships with multiple NGOs (NASTAD, NCSD, ASHA), corporate leaders (Church&Dwight, pharmaceutical companies), and media/stakeholder companies such as MTV and Kaiser Family Foundation.
  • Held regular calls and annual meeting with STOP TB USA.

FY 2011 Plans

  • Work with media office and partners to build public and policy awareness about viral hepatitis.

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5C. Increase the collaborative partnership capacity of NCHHSTP by using multi-level real-time communication technologies and other mechanisms to meet the increased communication needs of collaborative partners.

I. Use shared and emerging communication platforms and channels, such as collaboration technologies and social media, to strengthen partner communication capacity.

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • Conducted CDC’s first Twitter Town Hall to promote National HIV Testing Day.
  • Provided technical assistance to HHS healthfinder.gov team on town hall format.
  • Used social media (e.g., Twitter and podcasts) to communicate about the Institute of Medicine’s report on viral hepatitis and other key events.

FY 2011 Plans

  • Research, develop, or collect and disseminate evaluation methods for social media, such as Twitter and Facebook.
  • Continue to explore additional social media outlets to expand communications options for HIV, VH, STD, and TB prevention.

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II. Train and provide technical assistance to NCHHSTP staff on the use of collaboration technologies and emerging media for partner outreach and communication.

Indicators:

  • Number of staff trained on the use of collaborative technologies and social media.
  • Number of collaborative technologies and social media activities deployed and evaluated (annually)

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • Created guide for NCHHSTP divisions on how to use Twitter.
  • Developed training and technical assistance materials for in-house and in-field staff to learn about emerging media and technology.

FY 2011 Plans

  • Offer national training through NPIN for NCHHSTP grantees and partners on use of social media to support implementation objectives for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

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III. Proactively promote translation of knowledge from the field and to the field in key program areas and cross-program knowledge sharing and management through highly visible projects and programs, such as PCSI.

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • National webcast on PCSI reaching 600 participants.
  • Supplemented a cooperative agreement to facilitate information exchange among county/local public health officials regarding PCSII.
  • Held regular program improvement webinars to discuss emerging issues, best practices, social marketing, and program evaluations.
  • Worked with NPIN to develop a website for the Turning Research Into Practice (TRIP) seminar series and distribute a quarterly TB Notes newsletter

FY 2011 Plans

  • Release and promote white paper on social determinants of health and health equity.

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5D. Coordinate NCHHSTP partnership and program activities with and among CDC centers and offices, federal agencies, non-profit, and private sector entities to increase collaborative efforts and to enhance the efficiency, implementation, and dissemination of programs and information.

I. Work with and participate in the CDC Excellence in Partnerships Committee to increase internal knowledge of NCHHSTP partner activities and to identify opportunities for increasing internal support for NCHHSTP disease prevention priorities and programs.

FY 2010 Accomplishments

  • With other USG partners, developed and began implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
  • Continued to work with partners to enhance the implementation and dissemination of viral hepatitis programs.
  • Collaborated with other CDC divisions and other organizations within and outside the federal government to accomplish the “GYT: Get Yourself Tested” campaign and other strategic goals.
  • Collaborated with NCSD to inform best practices, program capacity issues, program implementation, and prevention strategies.

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II. Provide oversight and consultation on partnership development and partner/stakeholder communication of activities related to the Center’s disease foci. Establish a systematic process for capturing baseline data on existing and new partnerships for developing indicators for evaluating the progress and utility of NCHHSTP’s partnership activities.

Indicator: Adoption and utilization of strategic framework for partnership planning, monitoring, and evaluation

Goal is in progress.
 
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