Initiatives

TFAH works with partners in a broad range of sectors to advance evidence-based policies and programs that improve health and well-being for people and communities. These initiatives convene experts and policymakers and partner with states and communities to improve health and well-being. They seek and report on evidence and innovation. They generate ideas for new federal, state and local policies, and they help build support to advance programs and policies that work.

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Age-Friendly Public Health Systems

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) is partnering with state and local health departments to implement a public health framework to improve the health and well-being of older adults.

Age-Friendly Public Health Systems website

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Health Equity

Health equity is the equal opportunity for all Americans to enjoy optimal health. TFAH creates and supports community-based initiatives, evidence-based recommendations and a policy agenda that promotes health equity.

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Healthy Students, Promising Futures

The Healthy Students, Promising Futures Learning Collaborative provides educators and other student health advocates opportunities for structured peer-to-peer learning, formal technical assistance, strategic advice and the sharing of best and emerging practices across sectors and states.

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Promoting Health and Cost Control in States (PHACCS)

The PHACCS project focuses on state level policies that can be adopted and implemented to promote health and control cost growth.

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