Upstream Prevention Demystified

Upstream Prevention Demystified

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The term “upstream prevention” – like “population-level prevention” and “systems change” – has become ubiquitous in public health. Yet, its true meaning can remain elusive. This free webinar will explore the nuanced dimensions of upstream prevention and review strategies for integrating upstream approaches into community work, paving the way for more impactful public health strategies.

Topics covered will include:
  • The definition and importance of an upstream lens
  • The process for understanding community problems through an upstream lens
  • How to identify upstream solutions that influence the social determinants of health
  • A practical framework for taking action

This webinar is intended for public health professionals, community advocates, and community organizers implementing programs that seek to improve community health.

Presenters: Brenda Simmons, IPS CEO; Sarah Blanch, VP of Organizational Development, IPS; Eric Collins, VP of Programs, IPS

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