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New England Coalition for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

Welcome

Welcome to NECON, a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization that serves as a vehicle for the development and enhancement of disease prevention and health promotion public policies and practices in New England. Explore our site to learn more about NECON activities and contact us if you would like to participate in shaping a healthier New England.

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Dr. Kenneth E. Thorpe
ecember 16, 2008 ...
26th Annual NECON Conference on Promoting Prevention - "Prevention: The Ultimate Cost Containment Strategy and a Key to Affordable Universal Healthcare in America"

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kenneth E. Thorpe, Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.

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AGENDA

January 15, 2008 ...
Health Department Presents Community Partnership Award To Bert Yaffe, Leader of NECON
PRESS RELEASE

June 2006 ...
National Obesity Action Forum Designates NECON Strategic Plan as Model for Nation
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Conferences & Reports

  • DECEMBER 16, 2008: 26th Annual NECON Conference on Promoting Prevention - "Prevention: The Ultimate Cost Containment Strategy and a Key to Affordable Universal Healthcare in America"
  • JANUARY 18, 2006: Co-Sponsored Rhode Island Overweight & Obesity Summit Conference to initiate Healthy Eating & Physical Activity Program at Warwick, RI.
  • 2006 TBA: New Hampshire State Health Action Forum to implement NECON/HSPH Strategic Plan to Prevent Overweight in New England.
  • NOVEMBER 30 & DECEMBER 1, 2006: New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the MA Assoc of Occupational Health Nurses Annual Conference - "Looking Ahead: Emerging Challenges in Occupational and Environmental Medicine"
  • OCTOBER 28, 2005: 25th Annual NECON Conference on Promoting Prevention - "Creating an Ethic of Prevention in New England"
  • OCTOBER 25, 2005: Collaborative Forum Sponsored by Massachusetts Partnership for Healthy Weight and NECON
  • OCTOBER 8, 2004: 24th Annual NECON Conference on Promoting Prevention - "The Science of Prevention"
  • JUNE 11, 2004: Strategic Plan For The Prevention and Control of Overweight and Obesity in New England Implementation Conference
  • APRIL 28, 2004: New England Healthy Weight Collaborative Steering Group Meeting
  • APRIL 26, 2004: NECON Conference - "Evidence-Based Programs For The Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse"
  • MARCH 31-APRIL 3, 2003: 2003 CDC Diabetes Translation Conference - "Public Health Approaches Linking Diabetes Health Care, Education & Communities"
  • FEBRUARY 11, 2003: NECON Obesity Control & Physical Activity Forum
  • OCTOBER 22, 2002: 2002 Annual NECON Regional Conference - "Marketing Prevention for Societal Health"
  • AUGUST 26, 2002: New England Governors' Conference
  • NOVEMBER 27, 2001: Legislative Seminar
  • OCTOBER 16, 2001: Annual NECON Regional Conference - "Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Medicine - Putting Our Acts Together"
  • SEPTEMBER 13, 2001: State Health Action Forum - Western MA Conference
  • AUGUST 7, 2001: 2001 New England Governors' Conference
  • MAY 4, 2001: Planning Meeting for State Health Action Forum - Western MA Conference
  • MAY 3, 2001: NECON Mental Health Task Force Meeting
  • APRIL 9, 2001: Planning Meeting for Western MA Conference
  • MARCH 15, 2001: NECON Working Group Meeting
  • FEBRUARY 21, 2001: Planning Meeting for MA State Health Action Forum
  • OCTOBER 18, 2000: Annual NECON Regional Conference - "Beginning The Century of Prevention"
  • SEPTEMBER 22, 2000: New England Governors' Conference
  • OCTOBER 20, 1999: Annual NECON Regional Conference - "Medicine, Managed Care and Public Health: Creating Partnerships for Prevention"
  • OCTOBER 5, 1999: New England Governors' Conference
  • OCTOBER 22, 1998: Annual NECON Regional Conference "Prevention Initiatives in the Evolving Health Care
  • Proceedings of the 25th Annual NECON Conference: Creating an Ethic of Prevention in New England (October 28, 2005)
    (PDF/182K; posted 01-24-2006)
    DOCUMENT
     
  • Prevention Works: Proceedings of a New England Regional Conference on Evidence-Based Programs for the Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
    (April 26, 2004)
    DOCUMENT (PDF/1615K)
     
  • Proceedings of the 24th Annual NECON Conference: The Science of Prevention
    (October 8, 2004)
    DOCUMENT (PDF/243K)
     
  • Executive Summary of 24th Annual NECON Conference: The Science of Prevention (October 8, 2004)
    DOCUMENT (PDF/130K)
     
  • Integrated Recommendations and Action Items of the Strategic Plan and Woodstock Summit Conference
    DOCUMENT (PDF/160K)
     
  • Proceedings of the New England Regional Conference: Preventing & Controlling Obesity in New England A Strategic Plan
    PROCEEDINGS & PRESENTATIONS
     
  • Preventing & Controlling Obesity in New England A Strategic Plan
    DOCUMENT (PDF/765K)
    FEEDBACK FORM
     
  • Proceedings of the New England Regional Conference: "Marketing Prevention For Societal Health"
    (October 22, 2002)
    CLICK HERE (PDF/289K)
     
  • November 2001 Mental Health Task Force Legislative Seminar Report
    CLICK HERE (PDF/49K)
     
  • August 2001 Mental Health Task Force Report - "The Time Is Now"
    CLICK HERE (PDF/56K)

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