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New Community Guide Publications Feature Effectiveness and Economic Evidence from Health Equity Reviews
Three publications about interventions to promote health equity are now available from The Community Guide:
- Ramon I, Chattopadhyay SK, Barnett WS, Hahn RA, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Early childhood education to promote health equity: a Community Guide economic review [PDF - 156 kB]. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2018;24(1):e8-15.
- Peng Y, Finnie RKC, Hahn RA, Truman BI, Johnson RL, et al. Expanded in-school instructional time and the advancement of health equity: a Community Guide systematic review [PDF - 526 kB]. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2018;online.
- Finnie RKC, Peng Y, Hahn RA, Johnson RL, Fielding JE, et al. Examining the effectiveness of year-round school calendars on improving educational attainment outcomes within the context of advancement of health equity: a Community Guide systematic review [PDF - 214 kB]. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2018:1-5.
Summaries of the evidence and CPSTF findings are also available on our website:
- Health Equity: Center-Based Early Childhood Education (recommended – strong evidence)
- Health Equity: Expanded In-School Learning Time (insufficient evidence – more research needed)
- Health Equity: Year-Round Schooling (insufficient evidence - role of intersession programs is unclear)