Foundation programs air on TPT
Six programs coproduced with tpt will air on the Minnesota Channel and the new tptLIFE channel. Please click here to learn where you can find these channels through your digital services.
The Unequal Distribution of Health in the Twin Cities program
While debates over health insurance, fad diets and the merits of various exercise regimes continue to capture the popular imagination, national research suggest that a person's health is strongly influenced - as much as 50 percent or more - by social determinants, including income, education, and neighborhood conditions. This program focuses on the findings of a Twin Cities health inequities study commissioned by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation.
The program will air on the MN Channel of tpt on:
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 5:30 a.m.
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:30 p.m.
"Our Neighborhoods and Our Health", the Blue Cross Foundation honors Minnesota Green Communities for its work to improve health as the state’s largest green building program and David Jacobs, PhD, CIH, National Center for Healthy Housing, is recognized for his national leadership on healthy housing as well as the evaluation of the health effects of a green rehabilitation of an affordable apartment complex in Worthington, Minnesota.
In her keynote address, Beyond individuals: How and why neighborhoods matter for health, Ana Diez Roux, professor of epidemiology and director, Center for Integrative Approaches to Health Disparities at the
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Link to Our Neighborhoods and Our Health
“Growing Up Healthy: Kids and Communities — Addressing Social, Economic and Environmental Influences on Health,” focuses on improving young children’s health through high quality early care and learning, safe and healthy housing, a healthy physical environment, and connections with caring adults.
It features the work of grantees around the state, including The National Center for Healthy Housing, East Side Neighborhood Development Company, The University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership, Rice County Growing Up Healthy, and the University of Minnesota Children, Youth and Family Consortium. The program will air on the MN Channel of tpt on:
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
"Our Environment and Our Health: Connected Issues, Connected Solutions" was recorded at the Blue Cross Foundation 3nd Annual Upstream Health Leadership Award and Policy Program which brought together 200 participants from across the state to recognize the recipient of the 2008 leadership award: David Wallinga, MD, MPA, director of the Food and Health program at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) in Minneapolis. Founded in 1986, IATP is a non-profit organization promoting family farms, healthy communities and ecosystems around the world through research, education, science and technology, and advocacy. The program is scheduled to air on:
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 3:00 a.m.
Link to Our Environment and Our Health
"Shared Values: Health and Community - Shaping Minnesota's Future with New Americans" a 30 minute program that explores how individuals and communities become more interconnected and healthier when there are strong social support networks and opportunities for people to become involved in their community and bond together. The program airs on:
Friday, January 4, 2013 at 2:30 a.m.
Friday, January 4, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
Friday, January 4, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
Link to Shared Values: Health and Community
“Critical Links: Community Health Workers” is a program that introduces several of Minnesota's outstanding community health workers, their work and successes. Learn about their roles from their clients, supervisors, instructors and the clinicians who work with them. “Critical Links: Community Health Workers” can be viewed on:
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 5:30 a.m.
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 11:30 p.m.
Link to Community Health Workers