A Funding Crisis for Public Health and Safety: State-by-State and Federal Public Health Funding Facts and Recommendations 2018

Description: 

Each year, Trust for America’s Health releases A Funding Crisis for Public Health and Safety: State-by-State and Federal Public Health Funding Facts and Recommendations to examine level of federal and state public health funding that each state receives. This review also provides policymakers and communities with an independent analysis of how their communities protect their health; encourages transparency and accountability; and recommends strategies to modernize the nation’s public health system.

The report includes eight key recommendations:

  1. Increase Funding for Public Health – at the Federal, State and Local Levels
  2. Preserve the Prevention and Public Health Fund
  3. Prepare for Public Health Emergencies and Pandemics
  4. Establish a Standing Public Health Emergency Response Fund
  5. Build a National Resilience Strategy to Combat Deaths of Despair
  6. Prevent and Reduce Chronic Disease
  7. Support Better Health and Top Local Priorities in Every Community 
  8. Expand the Use of Evidence-Based, High-Impact Strategies to Improve Health in Every Community  

For more information about the report, visit this page.

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Original Publication Year: 
2018
Event/Publication Date: 
March, 2018

March 28, 2018

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