New, Free Trainings Available via NWCPHP: Data & Health Equity

New, Free Trainings Available via NWCPHP: Data & Health Equity

By: Alexandra de Leon Date: October 15th, 2021

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) has announced three new free trainings which support public health professionals in using data to address health disparities. The three trainings are called, “Understanding Population Health Concepts,” Communicating Effectively,” and “Visualizing Data Stories.” Register today.

We are excited to announce three new trainings are available for free to support public health professionals in using data to address health disparities.

The trainings can help public health professionals better understand and describe health equity, identify health disparities using data, and create data-centered presentations to communicate with decision makers in the community and/or local government about the need to address health inequities. These steps can be an essential part of gathering support and moving efforts forward within their organization and/or community.

The three trainings listed below are part of part of a five-year, collaborative project with public health professionals in the Pacific Northwest. The project is known as Solutions in Health Analytics for Rural Equity across the Northwest (SHARE-NW). While these trainings were developed with and for those serving rural communities, the trainings can support a wide variety of public health professionals.

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Training Overviews

Understanding Population Health Concepts
Explore population health concepts such as health equity, health disparities, health inequities, and social determinants of health.

Communicating Effectively
Understand principles of effective public health messaging and communication, such as crafting key messages and talking points, developing engaging stories, and the importance of knowing your audience.

Visualizing Data Stories
Demonstrate how effective and inclusive visual data techniques can support public health communications. Learn key purposes behind different types of visual data and practice choosing data visuals to support key messages and connect with the audience.

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