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Health Program Innovations

What Works for Health
The creators of County Health Rankings have designed this tool to compare the effectiveness of a variety of health promotion strategies.

Social Media: A Guide to Social Networking Applications, Their Audiences and Their Uses
This Utah Department of health report explains how to use a variety of social media applications and discusses the demographics of their audiences.

Food and Nutrition Information Center Ethnic and Cultural Resources
The United States Department of Agriculture provides links to several websites about cultural nutrition guidelines.

The Commonwealth Fund Underserved Populations
This private foundation promotes innovations in serving racial and ethnic minorities in healthcare settings.

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Professional Development for Health Educators

Effective Adult Learning: A Toolkit for Teaching Adults
This guide covers defining your audience, choosing the right instructional methods, and facilitating effectively. Included is in-depth instruction on how to write learning objectives and avoid common mistakes.

Effective Presentations: A Toolkit for Engaging an Audience
This guide covers how to choose your material, how to tell a story, how to speak effectively, and how to make effective presentation slides.
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Social Media: A Guide to Social Networking Applications, Their Audiences and Their Uses
This guide, by the Utah Department of Health, Violence and Injury Prevention Program, explains which demographic groups use which social media, so health programs can better target social marketing.

Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes
This guifde lists and illustrates seven techniques to improve the chances that a nonprofit ad will be noticed, read and remembered.

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Office of Health Disparities Reduction (OHD), Utah Department of Health (UDOH)
Mailing Address: PO Box 142008 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2008
| Location: 3760 S Highland Dr. Salt Lake City, UT 84106
| Phone: 801-273-4140 | Fax: (801) 536-0970 | Web:

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