OUR 2019 LEGISLATIVE RECAP IS AVAILABLE NOW!

Wondering what happened to public health bills in the 2019 legislative session? We have answers.

2019 NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION CONFERENCE FOR COALITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS: The 13th national conference will facilitate the sharing of successful strategies to strengthen efforts to improve immunizations. Registration is now open.

WE’RE WORKING TO MAKE HEALTH CONTAGIOUS.

HIPHI is a non-profit hub for health, bringing community-based organizations, government, academia, foundations and business together to improve the quality of life for the people of Hawai‘i.

Building healthier communities requires collaboration on a variety of issues that impact health, including transportation, education, access to healthy food and economic opportunity. And collaboration is what we do best.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS + TRAININGS

Sep
20
Fri
Webinar: Behind the Headlines – What is Really Happening With Opioid Use and Treatment in Hawaii @ Zoom Webinar Only
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Free Zoom Webinar

Use of opioids such as heroin, morphine, and prescription pain relievers has expanded to levels of dependency in many individuals. Several factors contribute to the breadth and complexity of this urgent problem: severe chronic pain, greater use of prescriptions, aggressive marketing by pharmaceutical companies, among others. Updates about treatment, services, solutions, and resources exist here in Hawaii to reduce harm and improve quality of life for all.

Learning Objectives:
1. Review approved medications to treat opioid use disorder.
2. Discuss opioid intervention and updates about management of opioid use disorder.
3. Summarize referral resources and services are available for opioid-dependent clients in Hawaii and how to assist in the coordination of care.

Trainers – Heather Lusk, MSW, Executive Director of Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center and Christina Wang, DNS, Nurse Practitioner at Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center

Nov
13
Wed
2019 National Immunization Conference for Coalitions and Partnerships @ Ala Moana Hotel
Nov 13 – Nov 15 all-day

Get all the details and register at https://2019ncicp.org.

Location: Ala Moana Hotel (map)

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We listen, learn, and fight for policy change that communities want.

Our programs:

Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i
Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui
Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL)
Perspectives on Community Health

FLAVORS HOOK KIDS: Did you know that there are more than 15,000 flavors used in tobacco products to hook the next generation on nicotine?

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Every penny you contribute stays right here in Hawai‘i.

The tobacco industry spends more than $25 million each year in Hawai‘i marketing their products to kids while sugary drink manufacturers pay fitness bloggers and researchers to promote diets that include soda. These industries care about one thing and one thing only: profit. That’s where we come in. We, and our coalitions, work every day to stop them in their tracks. We shine a light on their bad acts and we fight for policies that promote health for all Hawai’i residents and visitors. Your gift allows us to do more… and it is tax-deductible!

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We know that there can be serious obstacles to get a cause, campaign or program off the ground. At HIPHI, we have years of experience and can help in a number of ways, from fiscal sponsorship and management to meeting and conference planning. Contact us to find out more.

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