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California Chronic Disease Prevention Plan Regional Meetings

Virtual Regional Meetings
January 18 – January 28, 2013
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Greetings California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Chronic Disease Prevention Stakeholders:

Due to the overwhelming response from our stakeholders, the regional meetings will be changed from an in-person forum to a virtual meeting forum to accommodate more people. The virtual meetings will be conducted via webinar, and scheduled by region from January 18 through January 28, 2013.

The virtual meetings will provide an opportunity to share CDPH’s proposed California Chronic Disease Prevention Plan goals and strategies, to solicit your input on the strategies and indicators for measuring long-term outcomes, and to gain information of your organization’s activities in chronic disease prevention. 

You will have the opportunity to participate in one virtual regional meeting, ideally the one representing your region. See registration information below and sign-up today!

2013 Regional Stakeholder Meetings

Virtual Regional Meeting Dates:

Friday, January 18, 2013            Sacramento   WebEx Password: 011813
Tuesday, January 22, 2013         Oakland         WebEx Password: 012213
Wednesday, January 23, 2013     San Diego     WebEx Password: 012313
Thursday, January 24, 2013        Redding         WebEx Password: 012413
Friday, January 25, 2013             Fresno          WebEx Password: 012513
Monday, January 28, 2013          Los Angeles    WebEx Password: 012813

Timeframe: 9:00AM - 10:30AM

Webinar Information:

After you have completed your online registration, you will receive a Confirmation Letter that will have the log-in information you will need in order to participate in the virtual meeting.

Meeting Materials:

Click on the items below to view and download to your computer.

 

Regional Meeting Goal:

To engage state and local community partners in facilitated discussions to acquire input on for the California Chronic Disease Prevention Plan (State Plan). The State Plan is intended to create a road map with CDPH state and community stakeholders to work collectively to reduce the burden of chronic disease in California. The January 2013 regional stakeholder meetings build on the momentum and feedback received from our initial partner meeting on July 26, 2012.

For more information about the CDPH Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention Program, visit http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/CoordinatedChronicDiseasePreventionProgram.aspx

Program Background

Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention Program (CCDPP) Background

In September 2011, CDPH received a three-year grant from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Program (CCDPP). The program’s purpose is to build and strengthen CDPH’s capacity and expertise to effectively prevent chronic disease and promote health. CDC would like health departments to focus on the following four key areas: advance environmental strategies for healthful communities; improve health care systems; expand community clinical linkages, and increase regular access to chronic disease and risk factor epidemiologic information.

CCDPP’s Goal

The CCDPP goal is to create a roadmap with statewide partners to prevent disease and disability, decrease health disparities, improve the quality of health care and empower communities to create healthier environments by participating in statewide multi-sector chronic disease prevention coalitions to guide the development of a multi-year State Plan and support its implementation.

Funding

The State Plan is a deliverable to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Supplemental Funding Opportunity Announcement RFA-DP09-9010301PPHF11, which was awarded on September 1, 2011. The State Plan deliverable is due to CDC on March 30, 2013.