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Building Healthier Communities: Local Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs


NACCHO is pleased to release a series of case studies featuring local public health programs addressing policy and environmental changes through nutrition and physical activity programs. This compendium provides information on 16 different programs, including details about the planning, partnerships, and integration that were key to a successful program. The document also highlights how the programs addressed disparities in their communities.


Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Health Promotion and Health Education


Institutional Author:

National Association of County & City Health Officials





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