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Health Forecasting is housed at the Center for Health Advancement at the Fielding School of Public Health.
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Cities of Bellflower and Paramount
Health Forecasts provide city planning departments, councilmembers, and local community groups the opportunity to foresee the future health status of their cities. The forecasts help city staff to anticipate health and population trends in order to plan effective resource allocation.
Health Forecast for Cities of Bellflower and Paramount
NEW REPORT! Los Angeles County Baseline Health Forecast
Read the latest report examining the future health status of Los Angeles County through the year 2040. The report includes preventable chronic conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure as well as health behaviors, such as smoking, physical activity, and weight status. Reports are stratified by race/ethnicity and education. Read the report by clicking here:
Los Angeles County Baseline Health Forecast
'Forecasting the Impact of Evidence-based Interventions for Community Benefit Planning'
Researchers presented the results of the Health Forecasting model's effect on diabetes, smoking, and asthma following implementation of evidence based program for Los Angeles County. Access slides here.
New California Community Foundation Partnership:
Health Forecasting receives a grant from California Community Foundation to provide health forecasts for the Centinela Valley.
Center for Health Advancement Website Now Live:
Learn more about our Center at the new website:www.uclacha.org
Presentation at the California Community Foundation:
Health Forecasting Director Dr. Jonathan Fielding unveils the latest Center projects at a community meeting. View photos and presentation here.
Health Forecasting Presentation at the American College of Preventive Medicine Conference:
Read our poster presentation about the impact of hospital-based heart disease interventions in Los Angeles County. View poster.
Orange County Health Forecast Reports Now Online :
Want to know the future of health in Orange County? View report online.
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