You're the Cure Be a part of the cure. Be an advocate.
Influencing public policy through advocacy is an essential strategy used by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to achieve its health impact goals and programmatic objectives, which include helping all Americans lead healthier lives and reducing the incidence and consequences of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association works across the public policy continuum to influence public policy, including planning, stakeholder and coalition development, policy research and analysis, a comprehensive legislative and regulatory agenda, the creation of media advocacy and grassroots strategies, implementing policy change, and then following through with effective evaluation to assess implementation and the ultimate impact of the law or regulation.
Check out our webpage to learn what we’ve accomplished in Mississippi and how you can help us continue building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
For local information, contact:
Katherine Bryant, Government Relations Director
- 2012 Year-End Report
- Smoke-Free Mississippi Fact Sheet
- Mississippi Second-hand Smoke Brief
- Toll of Tobacco in Mississippi
- Mississippi Stroke Data
- Mississippi Heart Attack Report
- Smoke Free Air In Mississippi
- Letter for Pulse Ox Screenings