IMPH’s Virgie Chambers presents “A Picture of Health in South Carolina”
On Friday January 3, 2014, IMPH Manager of Legislative Services, Virgie Chambers, presented “A Picture of Health in South Carolina” at the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 7th Episcopal District Women’s Missionary Society’s 21st Annual Retreat. The retreat, “Empowered to Live an Abundant Life: ‘Health Matters,’” was held at the Marriott Hotel Myrtle Beach Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Ms. Chamber’s presentation painted a “picture of health” emphasizing both national and international health concerns. South Carolina information was highlighted, including the importance of the social determinants of health. The County Health Ranking’s Take Action Cycle was introduced as a tool to help groups work together to create a healthy environment.
Click here to view Ms. Chambers’s slides: “A Picture of Health in South Carolina”