Building Health Equity

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Building Health Equity

Establishing the building blocks for a sustainable culture of health equity practice

The Building Health Equity (BHE) Initiative includes the BHE Training Program,
an Organizational Readiness Assessment for health departments,
webinars, podcasts, and resources.

Our Overall Goals

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Establish the building blocks for a sustainable culture of health equity practice in Iowa.

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Promote continued curiosity, learning, and growth in topics around health equity.

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Advocate for health equity in day-to-day actions and decision-making processes at all levels of an organization and beyond.

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Building Health Equity (BHE) Training Program

The Building Health Equity Training Program is intended for health department employees across the state of Iowa. We are a team of public health practitioners, faculty, staff, and students who are committed to pursuing health equity. As facilitators, we are co-learners in conversations that push ourselves and others to deepen our understanding of health equity principles and incorporate that into our lives and work.

Webinars & Podcasts

BHE Webinars

Our BHE webinars cover a wide range of topics on health equity issues and practices. They feature speakers from across Iowa.

BHE Podcasts

Our BHE webinars are converted into podcasts for easy listening on the go. Click below to start listening.

View our most recent webinar titled, “Building Community Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity.” It is also available in a podcast format.

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This project is funded by the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services.