Building Healthy Communities

Download this publicationDespite decades of public health interventions that focus on changing individual behavior, chronic disease continues to be prevalent. Building healthy communities through comprehensive approaches that include examination of policies, systems, and environmental factors, offers a promising way to reverse the tide of diabetes, cancer, asthma, cardiovascular ailments, and other chronic diseases related to unhealthy behaviors.

JSI has taken the lead in developing system-wide, integrated approaches to health promotion. JSI builds support across the entire community to help change the individual behaviors (smoking, physical inactivity, unhealthy eating) that lead to chronic disease.

Learn more about JSI's expertise building healthy communities. JSI, 2013.

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