Making the Business Case: Improving Health in African American Communities

[MUSIC PLAYING] 45 million African Americans; 76 percent Obese & Overweight Adults; 40 percent High Blood Pressure; 48 percent Smoke Cigarettes Local Leaders & Businesses can help make healthy living easier in African American communities. People of color in this community continue to be the ones with [the] highest degrees of diabetes, highest degrees of […]

Building Community, Building Hope

WOMAN, VOICE-OVER: I THINK IN THE INITIAL, UM, THINKING OF CHILD WELFARE, WE WERE TRYING TO SAVE CHILDREN, TRYING TO RESCUE THEM FROM THEIR FAMILIES. TODAY, WE KNOW THAT IF WE WANT TO SAVE CHILDREN, WE HAVE TO SAVE THEIR FAMILIES. WE KNOW THAT INTERVENING EARLY MAKES A DIFFERENCE. WE KNOW THAT THERE ARE CERTAIN […]

Building Community, Building Hope Trailer

WOMAN: I HAVE NEVER MET A PARENT THAT DIDN’T LOVE THEIR KID. THEY JUST HAVE A LOT OF COMPLEX ISSUES THAT THEY DON’T KNOW HOW TO SORT THROUGH, THEY DON’T KNOW HOW TO NAVIGATE. AND OUR SYSTEM DOESN’T HELP BECAUSE WE MAKE OUR SYSTEM VERY COMPLEX. SEYMOUR: AT LEAST 50% OF THE KIDS THAT ARE […]

Infection prevention and control in community services

preventing and controlling healthcare associated infections continues to be a significant challenge to health and social care services throughout the world including here in Ireland a healthcare-associated infection is any infection which is contracted as a direct result of treatment in or contact with a health or social care setting. they can have a huge […]

Crackdown on Civil Society

CRACKDOWN ON CIVIL SOCIETY Civil society organisations defending human rights are increasingly targeted by repressive governments across the world. This movie will present some unbelievable stories about oppression, resistance and survival, told by human rights defenders who dedicated their lives to help the most marginalised groups of societies in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. A […]

Addiction and Family

– Hi guys, thank you so much for attending our second webinar. I’m Kristine Ramsay Seaner, I’m an Assistant Professor at South Dakota State University and I am a member of the Strengthening the Heartland collaborative. I just wanna tell you briefly about Strengthening the Heartland, it’s a collaborative between South Dakota State University and […]