Conferences: Sustainablility | Essential Inclusion
Essential Inclusion of Cultural Diversity in Community Health Assessment
On June 3 -4, 2009 the Arkansas Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) cooperative effort known as the Arkansas Assessment Initiative in concert with Hometown Health Improvement coordinated a workshop at the Little Rock Crowne Plaza Hotel. The workshop; entitled “Essential Inclusion of Cultural Diversity in Community Health Assessment” focused on the assessment and empowerment of diverse cultures and minority populations. Those in attendance included community coalition members, ADH personnel and key leaders involved in securing and maintaining the health of Arkansans. The two day workshop included poster presentations, internationally renowned speakers and motivational physical activity segments. Overall the workshop was a success and left attendees with a wealth of knowledge to enable assessment connections with all segments of Arkansas diverse communities.