Tag Archives: cross-sector collaboration

PHRASES Offers New Tools for Talking About Public Health

by Sheryl Monks   It’s been said that when public health is working, nothing happens because the 3 Ps upon which public health rests, according to C.E.A. Winslow’s definition — “preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting physical health” — are being effectively carried out. It isn’t until a disease outbreak like the current COVID-19 pandemic that the general public hears

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Using Participatory Action Research to Overcome Public Health Obstacles

by Audra Gold I was first introduced to the Change Agents: Applying Cross-Sector Collaboration project as a graduate research assistant at Georgetown during the initial systematic review on cross-sector collaboration (CSC) literature in developing countries. Knowing that cross-sector collaboration is an effective method for achieving public health challenges, we thought that there would be a solid evidence base for CSC in developing

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Introducing a New Series: Cross-Sector Collaboration in Accra, Ghana

Do you ever feel frustrated—or sad—that your collaborations don’t work out the way you thought they would? You’re not the only one. I spent decades experiencing and observing this challenge in development and international health, so I decided to work to create better evidence so that collaborations could become more effective. I started with a systematic review of cross-sector collaboration

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Utilizing Cross-Sector Collaboration to Improve Community Health in an Urban Slum in Accra, Ghana

Grand challenges require grand strategies. We know that we need cross-sector collaboration to defeat complex development challenges. Our research introduces a model for cross-sector collaboration that supports local stakeholders who wanted to improve community health in Old Fadama, the largest slum in Accra, Ghana. This series will portray our project through a CUGH-Pulitzer winning video for Global Health Innovation, a

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