Policies and Laws for the Health of All
A CDC Foundation Podcast
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This episode is hosted by Claire Stinson, Communications Officer at the CDC Foundation. Every episode you will hear from inspiring leaders and innovators who make the world healthier and safer for us all. Contagious Conversations is brought to you by the CDC Foundation, an independent nonprofit that builds partnerships to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention save and improve more lives.
Joining her is Sarah de Guia, chief executive officer of ChangeLab Solutions, a nonpartisan non-profit organization that uses the tools of law and policy to advance health equity. Sarah is committed to applying her legal expertise and leadership experience to advancing equitable laws and policies that ensure healthy communities for all.
Prior to joining ChangeLab Solutions, Sarah was director of government affairs and executive director at the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network or CPEHN, where her accomplishments included passage of more than a dozen legislative bills to further health equity and improvements in the quality of healthcare for immigrants, patients with limited English proficiency and communities of color.
In this episode, they discuss how to better engage communities to advance public health goals and policy development. They also explore how public health law can facilitate more systemic change within governmental public health to help address inequities.