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CT Health Improvement Coalition

 Established in January, 2013, The Connecticut Health Improvement Coalition is a diverse partnership of local , regional, and statewide organizations and agencies that address public health from a variety of traditional and non-traditional perspectives. The implementation framework for the coalition is based on Healthy CT 2020: The Connecticut State Health Assessment (SHA) and Connecticut State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP)DPH provides a leadership role in convening coalition partners through 7 Action Teams and facilitates a collaborative process to successfully implement the SHIP.  The strength of the Coalition is the active participation of partners from across the state working together to connect health improvement efforts, leverage activities, maximize resources, and build upon existing infrastructure. 


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 Advisory Council Members

 Coalition Members and Contributing Organizations

Annual Reports

2019 SHIP Policy Agenda

2018 SHIP Policy Agenda

2017 SHIP Policy Agenda

Action Teams and Action Agendas

  Healthy Connecticut 2020 Performance Dashboard

2020 Meeting and Conference Call Summaries

2019 Meeting and Conference Call Summaries

2018 Meeting and Conference Call Summaries

2017 Meeting and Conference Call Summaries

2016 Meeting and Conference Call Summaries

2015 Meeting and Conference Call Summaries


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2020 Dates on the Calendar
Date Group Time Location

MICH Action Team

Maternal, Infant & Child Health
9:00 am - 11:00 am  ZOOM 

IVP Action Team

Injury & Violence Prevention 
 9:30 am - 11:00 am  MS Teams
 11-04-2020  MHSA Action Team
Mental Health & Substance Abuse
 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MS Teams 
 11-05-2020  SHIP Coalition Call 11:00 am -12:00 pm ZOOM 
 11-17-2020 Advisory Council Meeting  9:30 am -11:00 am  ZOOM