Our Work in Action

Our current projects largely fit into one or more of the following categories:

Training & Workforce Development IPHI’s award-winning training supports public health professionals enhance technical skills, functional expertise, and leadership capabilities. IPHI prepares professionals, organizations, and communities to take collaborative action to improve population health and achieve health equity. Training is focused on coordinating educational sessions on emerging public health topics, facilitating communities of practice, and leading […]
Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change IPHI works with its partners to strengthen service systems and public policy and shape community environments and conditions that contribute to healthier communities. For example, we coordinate multi-sector efforts to improve food systems and housing conditions, lead a regional campaign to advance municipal policies that contribute to healthier community environments, […]
Community Health Workers: Trained community professionals contributing to more responsive, accessible health systems. IPHI is one of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia region’s leading partners in developing, coordinating, and evaluating Community Health Worker (CHW) initiatives. When effectively designed and implemented, CHW programs are essential to community-based public health and healthcare systems. IPHI is […]
IPHI Public Health Practice Training
IPHI strengthens public health practices by building the capacity of governmental and community partners to implement evidence-based public health interventions, promote health equity, and pursue multi-sectoral “health in all policies” approaches. Here are examples of how IPHI strengthens public health practices. Supporting Government to Respond to Public Health Emergencies Implementing Effective Community Health Worker Programs […]
Research for Action IPHI evaluates the effectiveness of public health programs and works with its partners on practical research that informs efforts to create healthier communities. The emphasis is on gaining information that strengthens the ability of organizations and communities to improve the public’s health and reduce health inequities.  For an example of a current […]