Tag Archives: Partnerships

Pursuing Collaborative Advantage to Solve Wicked Problems in Public Health

Collaboration is essential to address wicked problems in public health. Presented here are some useful tips to help plan successful partnerships. As public health professionals, we tackle some of the most difficult and complex challenges facing society. Even the tamest of public health issues cross organizational and disciplinary boundaries. But wicked problems like health inequity, growing chronic disease epidemics, ongoing

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Advancing Racial Equity in Buncombe County, North Carolina

Dawn Hunter and Zo Mpofu talk about their work in developing a countywide Racial Equity Action Plan to support transformative dialogue, increase civic engagement, and formalize efforts to advance racial equity in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Within the past year, the City of Asheville and Buncombe County, NC, have declared racism a public health crisis and implemented a number of

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