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Welcome to the Hub

The Hub is a dedicated space for public health practitioners to access training and technical assistance resources. With a focus on health equity resources, the Hub provides multimedia materials to engage community partners and better serve populations with low socioeconomic status (SES) characteristics.

The SelfMade Health Network (SMHN) Community Approaches Training and Technical Assistance Hub: Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance (Emory Centers) established the Community Approaches Hub to provide free customized training and technical assistance to state and community organizations implementing policies and programs that address cancer disparities (including breast, colorectal, lung and prostate) and tobacco-related disparities experienced by persons with low socioeconomic status characteristics.

This site provides access to training and TA opportunities consisting of:

  • Live Events (webinars, workshops, peer-to-peer discussion)
  • Online resources
  • Downloadable resources (fact sheets, guidance documents, etc.)
  • Podcasts
  • Online Courses

Enter the Community Approaches Hub

At Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance, we are committed to advancing the practice of public health through capacity building in partnership with the public health workforce and communities nationwide. We do this by providing high quality training, technical assistance, and people and program development.

Our customers and their community partners are wide ranging, representing all sectors, organizations, and communities at the state and local level seeking to improve the public’s health. Our services span across all public health issues, risk factors, and professional competencies. Our personalized and collaborative approach distinguishes us from others. Experience the Emory Centers difference.

SelfMade Health Network (SMHN) is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) consortium of national organizations to advance the prevention of commercial tobacco use and cancer in populations experiencing tobacco- and cancer-related health disparities. The consortium is jointly funded by CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. With a specific focus on populations with low socio-economic characteristics, the work of SMHN is intended to enhance the capacity, quality and performance of state tobacco prevention and cancer control programs, data and information systems, practice and services, partnerships, and resources to advance best and promising practices to respond to unique needs of this population.