Purpose

The purpose of the Alliance is to reduce chronic disease burden by implementing collaborative interventions in the areas of advocacy, prevention, disease management, and quality of care:


  • Develop, implement and evaluate the State Plan through effective health communication
  • Increase public and provider awareness of the prevalence of chronic disease
  • Increase early diagnosis of chronic disease
  • Expand state and local capacity to effectively address the primary prevention/management of chronic disease
  • Advocate to improve access to quality care, treatment and outcomes for Kansans with chronic diseases
  • Identify, expand and improve patient-centered chronic disease prevention and management services
  • Serve in an advisory capacity to the KDHE chronic disease programs

Membership

The membership is open to organizations or individuals with an interest or expertise in chronic disease prevention and control. If a member has been inactive for 1 year and has not provided an explanation, they will be removed from the membership roster.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Attend two face-to-face meetings per year,
  • Serve on or contribute feedback to at least one committee
  • Review and provide feedback on committee products
  • Invite or recruit new members
  • Respond to communications—usually e-mail
  • Contribute to development, implementation, dissemination, and evaluation of the State Plan
  • Serve as a representative for the Council in other related activities
  • Represent the Council and their interests with stakeholders and partners
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For further information, contact us at CDAK@kdheks.gov

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