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I enjoyed this TED talk. The information was invaluable and I appreciate your personal story and the motivation behind your interest in evidence-based programs to promote health and wellness.
There is still much work to be done to integrate evidence-based programs and practices into clinical and community settings. I would like to highlight the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. , a comprehensive web portal that provides data and resources to plan and implement evidence-based programs. The portal also includes interventions that have been tested and proved to be effective.
Increasing awareness and adoption of evidence-based programs is very important to advancing and improving health and wellbeing.
Thank you again Aaron for this thoughtful post - and wonderful TED talk - it prompted much discussion in my office as well as in my family this weekend.
I received an email earlier today from Practical Playbook which highlighted a program in Chaicago that also is trying to implement a "well care" initiative that would make nearby communities less vulnerable to the social determinants of health. The program, known as Health Forward/Salud Adelante, the project is a partnership with the LAF (formerly Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago), the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) and the Chicago Department of Public Health. Their success story is also worth a read by followers of this discussion.