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Healthy Chicago Aug 2011 Healthy Chicago Aug 2011 Presentation Transcript

  • Bechara Choucair, MD Commissioner Chicago Department of Public Health @choucair on
  • HEALTHY CHICAGO CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TRANSFORMING THE HEALTH OF OUR CITY CHICAGO ANSWERS THE CALL
    • IT MATTERS
    HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
    • A blueprint for action to create:
    • Healthy City
    • Healthy Neighborhoods
    • Healthy Homes
    • Healthy People
    A COMPREHENSIVE PUBLIC HEALTH AGENDA HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
    • A healthy city is a city that:
    • Offers healthier food options
    • Provides places to be physically active
    • Responds to public health threats
    • Creates healthy and safe environments
    • Ensures access to care for all residents
    • Eliminates health disparities for all communities
    IT MATTERS HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR IT’S ABOUT HOW WE BEHAVE AS A CITY HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
    • In policies
    • In programs
    • In health education
    IT DEMANDS THAT WE MAKE CHANGES HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
    • It’s about creating accountability
    • It’s about communicating what’s expected of all of us.
    • It’s about measuring outcomes and success
    It’s about changing systems HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
    • It’s about starting the Healthy Chicago conversation
    • It’s about engaging communities to help us create a “Healthy Chicago”
    It’s about communication HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
    • Tobacco Use
    • Obesity Prevention
    • HIV Prevention
    • Adolescent Health
    • Cancer Disparities
    • Heart Disease and Stroke
    IDENTIFIES PRIORITIES FOR NEXT 5 YEARS: HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
    • Access to Health Care
    • Healthy Mothers and Babies
    • Communicable Disease Control & Prevention
    • Healthy Homes
    • Violence Prevention
    • Public Health Infrastructure
    IDENTIFIES PRIORITIES FOR NEXT 5 YEARS: HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • MOVING TOWARD A HEALTHY CHICAGO HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • TOBACCO USE HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • TOBACCO USE HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • OBESITY PREVENTION HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • HIV PREVENTION HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • ADOLESCENT HEALTH HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • CANCER DISPARITIES HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • HEALTHY MOTHERS AND BABIES HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • VIOLENCE PREVENTION HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • HEART DISEASE AND STROKE HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • ACCESS TO CARE HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • HEALTHY HOMES HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Together we will Make Chicago a healthier city! HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Let’s get started HEALTHY CHICAGO Chicago Department of Public Health
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