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We are proud to share that SelfMade Health Network’s Director Dwana Calhoun, has been selected to serve as a Board Member for Counter Tools. Dwana is looking forward to sharing her expertise implementing strategies that drive cancer prevention and tobacco cessation among communities with low socioeconomic populations, in support of the Counter Tools mission.
Counter Tools is nonprofit focused on ensuring every person, without qualification, has the opportunity to live a healthy life in a healthy and equitable place. Using evidence-based models of change, Counter Tools builds capacity and helps make communities healthier through training and technical assistance. Counter Tobacco.org, a resource focused on counteracting tobacco product sales and marketing at the retail point of sale, is a flagship project of the Counter Tools organization. To see a full list of Counter Tool’s leadership team, visit https://countertools.org/our-team.
SelfMade Health Network is seeking to fund 2 State Tobacco Prevention and Control Program’s efforts to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke and support smoke-free policies in multi-unit housing areas with populations of vulnerable communities and those with low socioeconomic status. The full funding announcement can be downloaded here. Submission deadline is May 18, 2018 at 5pm Eastern.
Meharry Medical College’s work on building public-private partnerships to address breast cancer disparities among African-American populations was highlighted at ACCR’s 2017 Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and Medically Underserved Conference.
Congrats to PAF’s RRLO partner – University of Kentucky. The poster “Lung Cancer Prevention and Survivorship is Good Business: Unifying Communities and Industries for Better Health” was accepted for presentation at ACCR’s 2017 Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and Medically Underserved Conference.
Wisconsin’s Nicotine Cessation: A webinar series that explains project mission and tobacco integration activity underway
Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s From Data to Action white paper
Making the Most out of Existing Organizations: How to Use a Quitline