Sustain or Die Manifesto

In 2012, I wrote a blog post called Sustain or Die: The Rise of Public Health 2.0 that was part frustration and part call to action. I wanted to highlight the need to create more sustainable ways to protect the public’s health. This manifesto is a direct result of seeing and learning about opportunities that can make this happen.

Systems related to disease surveillance, advocacy and food regulation are all important, ongoing aspects of protecting the health of the public. This should continue. But when it comes to working directly with communities and seeing long-lasting changes in behavior…

“There needs to be a different viewpoint.”


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