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Prevention Agenda 2013: A Blueprint for Community Action to Improve Health in New York State

Originally webcast on March 28, 2013

Jo Ivey Boufford, MD
The New York Academy of Medicine

Sylvia Pirani, MPH
Director, Office of Public Health Practice
New York State Department of Health 

This supplemental Public Health Live features Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, President, The New York Academy of Medicine discussing the new Prevention Agenda 2013-2017 and will provide insight and build excitement around opportunities for communities, hospitals and local health departments to work together to leverage their data and coordinate their assessment efforts to eliminate disparities and improve health within their communities.

After watching this broadcast participants will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of the Prevention Agenda 2013-2017
  • Identify 2-3 resources available for implementing the Prevention Agenda
  • Locate 2-3 examples of ways communities are collaborating to advance the Prevention Agenda
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