GHEA is partnering with SelfMade Health Network and Nuestras Voces Adelante to host a 4 part webinar series on policy, systems, and environmental change strategies that address upstream SDOH that contribute to increased cancer burden. This series will focus on HPV vaccination, broadband access, food security and the built environment.

  • Part 1: Dr. Whitney Zahnd from the Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity (ACRE) Lab at the University of Iowa hosted a webinar titled, “Advocating for Policy Change to Support HPV Vaccination” on February 22nd at 1:30 PM EST. This webinar walked through steps to articulate the need for HPV vaccination-related policies at various levels within states and described data sources, policy levers, and partnerships necessary to advocate for meaningful change. The webinar recording and slides are now available.
  • Part 2: Dr. Whitney Zahnd from the Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity (ACRE) Lab at the University of Iowa will be hosting a webinar titled “Advocating for Policy Change to Support Expansion of Broadband Access” on March 21st at 1:30 PM EST. Registration is now open. This webinar will walk through steps to articulate the need for broadband access-related policies at various levels within states and the impact that broadband access has on cancer prevention and control. Additionally, it will describe data sources, policy levers, and partnerships necessary to advocate for meaningful change.
  • Part 3: Food and Nutrition Access- April 18th at 2 pm EST. More information to come.
  • Pary 4: Built Environment- May 7th at 12 PM EST. More information to come.