Volume 10 — April 18, 2013
COMMUNITY CASE STUDY
Implementing the ACHIEVE Model to Prevent and Reduce Chronic Disease in Rural Klickitat County, Washington
The figure is a graphic describing the 5 phases of the ACHIEVE model for community health and chronic disease prevention, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 1) commitment, creating or strengthening a coalition of community partners representative of a broad mix of private and public sectors; 2) assessment, conducting a thorough assessment of community strengths and needs; 3) planning, developing a community action plan to link identified needs with strategies, resources, and a process for measuring progress; 4) implementation, implementing strategies identified in the community action plan; and 5) evaluation, understanding and documenting successes, challenges, and changes observed in the community.
Figure. The 5 phases of Action Communities for Health, Innovation, and Environmental Change (ACHIEVE), developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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