ECR Pharmaceuticals to promote Urocit-K 15mEq tablets to primary care physicians

February 18, 2016

Association of State and Territorial Health OfficialsNational Association of County and City Health OfficialsNational Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational FundNational Association of State Boards of EducationNational Conference of State LegislaturesNational Congress of American IndiansNational League of Cities Institute.  Leadership for Healthy Communities has previously worked with several of the groups and seen notable progress at state and local levels. For instance: In 2005, Barbara Fish, Wellness Committee Chairwoman of the West Virginia State Board of Education, helped establish statewide nutrition standards for foods and beverages sold to students during school. In 2008, she led the revision of those standards to conform to new recommendations from the Institute of Medicine. Fish is a member of the National Association of State Boards of Education.In 2007, Mayor Otis Johnson of Savannah, Ga., launched the Healthy Savannah 2012 initiative. To date it has worked to improve the walkability of school neighborhoods and students' access to healthy foods. It also will track students' academic performance and body mass index (BMI) to try to measure the initiative's effectiveness. Johnson is a member of the National League of Cities.Mayor Steven Veres of San Fernando, Calif., has led the development of the city's first new park in 30 years. He also spearheaded local pedestrian improvements and the construction of a new community pool and recreation center. Veres is a member of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.

"Leadership for Healthy Communities aims to usher in a new era for young people, one in which healthy foods and the opportunity for safe physical activity are available to all," Rockeymoore Cummings said. "For the future of our children -- and of our country -- we must act with urgency to inspire and ultimately achieve deep and abiding change."

SOURCE Leadership for Healthy Communities