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OODH's mission is to prevent secondary conditions and improve the health and quality of life of Oregonians with disabilities through improved access to health care facilities, public health programs, and effective health promotion and wellness programs.
During the next three years (2012-2014), the goals of the OODH are to promote and maximize health, prevent chronic disease, improve emergency preparedness, and increase the quality of life among the approximately, 900,000 people with disabilities in Oregon.
- Enhance OODH and State program Infrastructure and Capacity
Improve Oregon Surveillance and Monitoring Activities
Increase Awareness of Health-related Disability Policy Initiatives in Oregon
Increase Health Promotion Opportunities for Oregonians with Disabilities
Improve Access to Health Care for Oregonians with Disabilities
Improve Emergency Preparedness among Oregonians with Disabilities
Effectively Monitor and Evaluate OODH Program Activities
Working closely with our State partners, agencies and programs, and our Disability Community Planning Group (DCPG) we will be building on our existing strengths from our previous experience and integrate our activities and products more completely into existing Oregon State programs.
OODH Progress Report 2007-2012
Take a look at what we have accomplished over the last 5 years: Progress Report
OODH in the News!
- The Lund Report: CDC Grant Program Focuses on Improving the Health of People with Disabilities. July 19, 2012.
- American Public Health Association - Get Ready Campaign Podcast, Episode 25: Preparing for disasters: Information for People with Disabilities. February 22, 2012.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Disabilities: Emergency Preparedness Training. March 26, 2012