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George J. Cruz, Pacific Partners for Tobacco Free Islands

George J. Cruz, Pacific Partners for Tobacco Free Islands

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  1. 52nd PIHOA MEETING June 11-15, 2012 * Tumon, Guam George J. Cruz, Pacific Partners for Tobacco Free Islands Chief Councilor, USAPI Health Leadership Council Va’a Tofaeono, Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands Vice Councilor, USAPI Health Leadership Council Clarette Matlab, USAPI Pharmacy Association Secretary Councilor, USAPI Health Leadership Council

  2. BACKGROUND“The USAPI Health Leadership Council was created to respond to the non-communicable disease (NCD) health emergency impacting all of the US Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). As necessary, the Council will accommodate possible future change in priorities, recognizing that the Council will initially focus on NCD’s, but that it may be appropriate for the focus to shift or expand over time as progress is made and other priorities emerge.”

  3. Our History… PIHOA Res. 48-01 on NCD’s 50th PIHOA Meeting a. 1st Mtg. of Regional Coalitions, Associations, etc. b. Learned, Connected and found common themes51st PIHOA Meeting a. 2nd Mtg. of Regional Coalitions, Associations, etc. b. CCPI, PCDC, HIS SWAT & PPTFI were tasked to be the ISC (Interim Steering Committee) to est. a set of TOR (Terms of Reference) Conference Calls, Emails, Conference Calls

  4. Our History… CCPI Collaborative Meeting a. Finalize TOR Draft b. Review recommendations regarding Policy & Surveillance 52nd PIHOA Meeting a. Ratified the TOR b. Set the HLC’s goals c. Elected Leadership c. Established TWG’s

  5. PIHOA SECRETARIAT PBHCC PIPCA PHARM CCPI LAB PCDC PBMA PPTFI APNLC Educa-tion PBDA Other PPEC PIHOA PHNNE QA/QIPM NPEHA HIS SWAT RATIFIED ON JUNE 11, 2012 Marriott Hotel, Guam Developmental Partners

  6. PIHOA SECRETARIAT USAPI Health Leadership Council NACDD HRSA Micro. CES SPC CDC WHO Developmental Partners Other APIL OSH OMH

  7. What “NEW” dynamics does the Council have to offer? Takes away the “Silos” from a Regional Level Allows us to address the emerging health issue from a comprehensive and holistic approach Serves as a vehicle to reach ALL partners and have a collaborative voice in addressing the emerging issue Opportunity for direct link or access to partners Mentoring amongst the partners Provides Regional Support to strengthen each coalition and association Addresses Regional Issues & mobilization more efficiently & effectively

  8. VISION “A decrease in health disparities corresponding with an increase in health protection and prevention to ensure healthier Pacific lifestyles.” MISSION “To mobilize a regional response to promote a healthier Pacific lifestyles.”

  9. GOAL Provide a mobilization framework to support each council member in implementing regional activities that relate to emerging health issues within the USAPI, including but not limited to: Policy Surveillance Communication Core Competencies / Standards

  10. Technical Working Groups (TWG) est. Communications TWG • Review & Make Recommendations on NCD Road Map • Review & Identify resources to est. website & List-Serve • Strengthen communications with Secretariats • Education & Work with other Regional Coalitions to participate in the HLC • Work with PIHOA Secretariat & other Partners to schedule & establish at a minimum Quarterly Conference Calls Core Competencies TWG • Identify Regional Gaps / Needs with Partners • Review & Make Recommend. on Chronic Care Model • Review & Make Recommend. on Promotion, Prevention and Screening (Palliative, etc.) Surveillance TWG • Recommendations have been sent back to Partner’s Assoc. Policy TWG

  11. MANAGING REGIONALISM in addressing NCD’s Decrease Silos Developmental Partners HLC Partners Establish a Strong Communication Infrastructure 1. Developmental Partners HLC Partners 2. HLC Partners Local Partners 3. HLC Partners Secretariats Advocate for Aligning & Leveraging Financial Resources Liaison Officers • Need stronger ties with LO amongst Develop. Partners • Need LO from Developmental Partners to work w/HLC

  12. Thank You!!