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National Health Outreach Conference

Engaging in a culture of health:
Making waves in the land of 10,000 lakes

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The 2018 National Health Outreach Conference was held in Bloomington, Minnesota, on May 2-4, 2018.

The conference brought together stakeholders and partners from across the nation and Extension to explore transformative approaches for improving community health.

The goals of this conference included:

  • Fostering a culture of health through community-based strategies.
  • Encouraging health equity.
  • Creating improvement in health through disruptive change and innovation.
  • Promoting co-creation with communities to ensure relevance and reduce barriers to positive change.

What did attendees gain from this conference? Here are a few takeaways:

  • The challenge of learning innovative practices around health in an environment that values diversity, inclusion, and health equity.
  • A chance to look at health holistically, beyond just physical health.
  • The opportunity to develop new partnerships while engaging in a highly interactive conference.


You can read about the 2018 programs offered below or download the full program (PDF).


Reviewed in 2018

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