Webinar: Exploring Evidence-Based Legal and Policy Strategies to Prevent Fatal Injuries and Violence

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October 31, 2018 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET | Register Now

Join us on Wednesday, October 31 at 1:00 p.m. ET to learn about evidence-based legal and policy strategies that can be leveraged to address Healthy People 2020 objectives, including the Leading Health Indicators (LHI). This webinar will focus on the 2 Injury and Violence LHIs — reducing injury deaths and reducing homicides. Presenters will highlight legal research and other policy-related resources that can provide decision-makers and public health professionals with the necessary tools and information to identify and implement laws, policies, and programs to improve population health in their own communities. You’ll also hear about how communities can address these issues by leveraging evidence-based law and policy solutions to address injury and violence prevention goals.

About the Law and Health Policy Project

The goal of the Healthy People Law and Health Policy project is to highlight how evidence-based legal and policy interventions and strategies can facilitate progress toward Healthy People objectives by improving community health and well-being. In addition to reports and webinars, the project includes “Bright Spots,” or success stories, that highlight successful policy interventions that have led to improved health outcomes.

The project is a collaboration between the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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