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REACH Program

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Goals

  • To engage stakeholders to achieve an agreement on planning Arizona’s public health system targeting diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions in the community
  • To design a shared community vision and common values targeting diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions in the community
  • To conduct Mobilizing for Action Planning and Partnership (MAPP) Assessments to understand the factors that affect Arizona’s public health system and, ultimately, the health of the community
  • To provide technical assistance and consultation to assist the community on implementing policy, system and environmental change strategies targeting diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions

Additional Program Information

Community Health Snapshots

Through a collaborative effort of the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), and Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH), a needs assessment was conducted from 2010-2012 in Maricopa County. Funding was provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to implement the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) initiative.

A variety of data sources were used as part of this assessment including Maricopa County epidemiological data, community and healthcare professions surveys, and focus groups. The information presented here is the product of work generated by this collaborative effort that provides a "Snapshot" of health status and concerns among several population groups in Maricopa County.

Note: All files are in PDF format unless otherwise stated.