resulting in healthier communities. Today, communities seek a more sustainable approach to improve the quality of life, and this
requires communities to focus on finding equitable balance among social, economic, environmental, and cultural factors.
Our Goal is to improve the quality of life and increase the health capacity of communties.
Healthy communities are characterized by: a strong sense of place, a vision that is embraced and actively promoted by all of the key sectors of
society, and a place that builds on its assets and dares to be innovative.
Our Approach believes transformational and sustainable change is grounded in knowledge.
The opportunity for change is achievable through research and planning to help communities become healthier & increase their capacity to
Our Philosophy advocates that healthy communities continually create and improve physical and social environments.
Communities need to expand resources that enable people to mutually support each other, developing to their maximum potential and improving
the quality of life for its residents.