AHA Guide for Improving CV Health at the Community Level, 2013 Update

Updated:Oct 8,2015

American Heart Association Guide for Improving Cardiovascular Health at the Community Level, 2013 Update: A Statement for Public Health Practitioners, Healthcare Providers, and Health Policy Makers

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  • Provides a comprehensive inventory of evidence-based goals, strategies, and recommendations for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke prevention that can be implemented on a community level.
  • Improves upon the 2003 AHA Community Guide by: 
    1. Incorporating new evidence for community interventions gained over the last decade,
    2. Expanding the target audience to include a broader range of community advocates,
    3. Aligning with the concepts and terminology of the AHA 2020 Impact Goals, and
    4. Recognizing the contributions of new public and private sector programs involving community interventions.

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2013: published online before print March 21, 2013, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31828f8a94.

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