Tagged: cross sector collaboration

Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health Conference

In late February 2017, RWJF (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) and AcademyHealth convened their second annual Sharing Knowledge conference. This invitation-only event gathered a cross-sectoral community to help build a transdisciplinary evidence base to build a Culture of Health. Experts across sectors discussed innovative research design, new methodological approaches, and how to translate evidence into action. …

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Building Health through Community Agency

All too often, cross-sector collaborations fail to include residents of the communities they purport to serve. Inclusion is usually advocated for on the basis that those experiencing difficult social circumstances have important contributions to make, both in terms of understanding the challenges being experienced and suggesting culturally-appropriate solutions. What’s less appreciated, however, is that inclusion …

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