This presentation will highlight the Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) health equity projects in rural Manitoba. We will share PMH’s commitment to health equity, how we connected and carried out project planning and implementation with community partners, and methods of evaluation.
The projects include:
We will discuss key points we have learned about community engagement, leadership, and action from the literature and through our experiences with these health equity projects.
- Extension of the Better Access to Groceries (BAG) program to two rural/remote communities.
- Implementation and evaluation of a food literacy program in a rural school.
- Development of an after school physical literacy program in four rural/remote communities.
This presentation is free for DC members. DC members can obtain a listing of all free presentations by searching on the keyword free.
Chantal Morais RD, MPH, CDE – Registered Dietitian, Community Health, Health Promotion, Prairie Mountain Health, Dauphin, MB.
Holly Reimer, RD PhD – Community Health Nutritionist, Health Promotion, Prairie Mountain Health, Dauphin, MB.
February 5, 2019