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Latest Issue of Disability and Health Journal -January 2017

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Dedicated to improve overall health and reduce health disparities for people with disabilities through health promotion and wellness.

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Social Media Subscriber & Membership Drive: click here

AAHD – Disability & Health Journal, January 2017 issue available here

Affordable Care Act Revision – Preserving Protections for Persons with Disabilitiesclick here.

Time to Check Your Health Insuranceclick here.

Disability and Public Health News….click here for weekly update.

US Access Board Approves New Rules for Accessible Medical Diagnostic EquipmentLearn more.

The Disability Research and Dissemination Center announces 2016 grantees.  Learn more.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation releases Paralysis Briefs. Click here.

Visit CDC website to learn more about Zika prevention, transmission and symptoms. 

AAHD and Susan Komen Foundation partner on breast health for women initiative. Learn more.

AAHD and Special Olympics Internationl collaborate on 5-year NCBDDD Cooperative Agreement. Learn more.

AAHD to partner with NCHPAD on 5-year NCBDDD Cooperative Agreement. Learn more.

Visit AAHD’s National Disability Navigator Resources Collaborative to learn about ACA Enrollment and 2016 Community Outreach Collaboratives at  www.nationaldisabilitynavigator.org

Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII), a New Evaluation Tool for Improving Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Community Health Initiatives

UWA – Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC)  view dissemination materials 

AAHD 2017 Public Policy Priorities Read more

AAHD announces role as Strategic Partner for Washington State University (Spokane) – NIDLRR Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL)… Read more

NDNRC releases video series featuring important Affordable Care Act enrollment questions… more info

AAHD Launches 2017 Membership Campaign….click here.

“Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity”

January 11 National Academy of Medicine report and briefing
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“A Model Framework That Integrates Community & Clinical Systems for the Prevention & Management of Obesity & Other Chronic Diseases”

January 13 National Academy of Medicine discussion paper
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“Partnering To Improve Population Health: Exploring Effective Community-Based Organization and Health Care Models”

January 9 Center for Health Care Strategies blog
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A Blueprint for Primary Care Physicians in Adult Physical Disability Competency – New York City

Independence Care System, NYC
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