Building Healthy Communities Requires All of Us

When multiple institutions across varying sectors work in alignment, we will create better health outcomes for everyone Across California, 15 communities are working to address the biggest health issues in their regions, such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma, community violence,…

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Supporting Healthy Communities through Collaboration: The Healthcare Anchor Network

Supporting Healthy Communities through Collaboration: The Healthcare Anchor Network Last December, 40 health systems gathered at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health in Washington DC, to explore together how we can advance thriving, inclusive economies in the communities we…

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A Q&A with FoodCorps DC

On Monday, the Center for Total Health was delighted to host a meeting for FoodCorps DC. FoodCorps is a national nonprofit organization that has nearly 200 AmeriCorps leaders throughout the country who are connecting kids to real food so they…

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Supporting Communities to End an Epidemic

In 2013, Kaiser Permanente announced an initiative to provide support to community organizations whose work it is to improve the health of individuals newly diagnosed with HIV in minority communities disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic.

Seven organizations currently funded by Kaiser Permanente through this initiative are developing innovative approaches to prevent new HIV infections; identifying HIV positive patients sooner, getting them into high quality HIV care sooner and remain in such care.

In light of World AIDS Day, Kyra Nead, senior communications consultant at Kaiser Permanente, sits down with a few representatives of these organizations about the work they are involved in and speaks with Alexandra Caraballo, Manager of Charitable Contributions at Kaiser Permanente about why Kaiser Permanente was interested in creating this initiative.

Check it out below.  The transcript for this recording is available after the jump.

 

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