The Greater Cincinnati region – including Southwestern Ohio, Southeastern Indiana, and Northern Kentucky – faces pressing challenges in population health, healthcare spending, and healthy food access. Yet, the people and institutions of the region also bring incredible, diverse assets to … Read more
Increasing Access to Food for Mothers, Infants and Children Receiving Benefits from WIC through Community Partnerships
Food is Medicine: Understanding how Nutritious Food can Impact an Individual’s Health evaluates Lifelong’s home delivered meals program and provides recommendations for improvement.
The Health Center Project is an assessment of the pilot project of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and seven community health centers in Allegheny County. The report evaluates the effectiveness of implementing a food security screening framework for patients … Read more
Childhood Hunger in Vermont includes a PowerPoint presentation and accompanying guide that a) defines the problem of childhood hunger in Vermont, its effects on the health, education and well-being of children, and the increased health care and educational costs to … Read more
Making Stone Soup: Community-Driven Efforts to End Hunger in Utah is an educational booklet that highlights community food security models, specifically local wellness policies and assessments, as complements to emergency food and federal food nutrition programs. This compilation of pictures, … Read more
Hunger in Paradise? Sustaining Kupuna: An Overview of Elderly Nutrition Services in Kaua’i is a simple, accessible disaster preparedness manual designed specifically for senior citizens in Hawaii and has an accompanying case study outlining the food security challenges the low-income … Read more
Food Stamps and Immigrant Families: How Health Care Workers Can Improve Child Health makes the case for food stamps as a tool to improve the health of immigrant children, providing medical professionals with facts and culturally appropriate information to encourage … Read more
Working Towards Wellness: An Assessment of the School Health Environment at Ames Middle School raises awareness about the strengths and challenges of the school health environment in the areas of nutrition services, mental health services, and physical education.