Services And Capabilities of Mississippi Public Health Institute

ACCREDIDATION & PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

Mississippi Public Health Institute has long recognized the value of supporting agency and systems improvement and has engaged in activities towards accreditation and performance improvement in public health.

 

EVIDENCE-BASED PUBLIC HEALTH

MSPHI is committed to an evidence-based approach to public health practice that leverages successful policies and programs that work to make improvements to the public’s health both statewide and in local areas.

 

FACILITATION & CONVENING PARTNERS

Mississippi Public Health Institute works with various private and public partners to strengthen and establish partnerships that are non-traditional, focus on improving public health, and can sustain activities throughout Mississippi that create healthy cultures.

 

HEALTH EQUITY

Health equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to attain his or her full health potential and no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or other socially determined circumstances. Mississippi Public Health Institute is engaged in a number of health equity initiatives, including collaborating with the MSDH Office of Disparity Elimination.

 

HEALTH IN ALL POLICIES

MSPHI and its partners have extensive expertise in supporting sound decision-making and policy change at all levels, including the work they do to implement public health programs; evaluate programs and the health and needs of communities; and provide training, technical assistance, and resources to partners and communities.

 

LEADERSHIP & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

MSPHI has engaged in leadership development since its inception. MSPHI provides services around strategic planning, linking public health leaders to organizations, and training public health professionals in various skills for leading in public health.

 

RESEARCH & EVALUATION

MSPHI has experience in implementing research and evaluation systems for a wide variety of public health programs at the local, state, and national levels. Collectively, the evidence-based work of MSPHI and its partners contributes to program development, quality improvement, and increased efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability.