When Wal-Mart rolled out its Personal Sustainability Project in 2006, it presented its employees with a challenge: What’s the one change you would make in your life to make the world a better place?
April Manzanares, a Wal-Mart people manager in Broomfield, Colo., knew the answer right away. She wanted to be healthier.
Meet April Manzanares
At Centura Health at Home in Denver, Andrea Silva resolved a struggle that many new mothers face – returning to work while continuing to provide nutritious breast milk for her baby.
Meet Andrea Silva
A Closing Word from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey on the Commission to Build a Healthier America
by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
December 17, 2009
After a year and a half, two major reports and national events, three regional field hearings, nine issue briefs, two chart books, and more than 50 meetings with leaders from government and the private sector, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America has come to a close.
Addressing Your Questions from the Healthy Communities Webinar
by Staff, Commission to Build a Healthier America
August 26, 2009
As with the first webinar, the Commission's August 4 webinar, "Creating Healthy Communities," generated more questions from participants than we could answer during the Q&A. The questions are compiled and answered by Commission staff in the post below.
Guest Post: Using Health Impact Assessments to Transform Health in America
by Robin Mockenhaupt, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
July 21, 2009
According to a commentary in the most recent JAMA, Health Impact Assessments can be used to examine the effects that a policy or program might have on the health of a population. Can they be used to help transform the health of America? Absolutely.