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Multi-Sector Partnerships

  1. Look Alive is a 5-year initiative to increase physical activity and consumption of fruits and vegetables among black women in urban areas with higher rates of obesity. This program was organized by a state health department and funded, in part, by grants from the Wellness Foundation and the Federal government. The project is implemented at the community level by a collaboration of: representatives from district health departments, members of the target population trained as lay health advisors, and local nonprofit groups. Which of the following is NOT a reason for involving multi-sector partners? (Select all that apply)
  2. A state health department has identified four counties with limited access to fruits and vegetables and several environmental barriers to physical activity such as few parks and recreational centers, no sidewalks, and urban sprawl. Which of the following target populations would be appropriate participants in the state’s community participatory approach to increasing access to physical activity as well as fruits and vegetables?
  3. Dr. Ferdinand manages a state-level initiative to encourage the consumption of water, specifically targeting urban areas with high levels of sugar drink consumption. Dr. Ferdinand would like to partner with an existing social media campaign which encourages increased consumption of bottled water among urban youth; however, since this 5-year initiative is currently in the implementation phase, it is too late for him to collaborate with new partners.
  4. According to the Collaboration Multiplier sponsored by the Prevention Institute, organizations should explore partnerships across sectors (private, non-profit, government, etc.) and across disciplines and fields (public health, social services, city planning, etc.)
  5. According to the Community Toolbox, an effective coalition should be assembled:

 
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