Press Room

Join us for a one-day training scheduled to be held on Friday, October 23, 2015 at CommonHealth ACTION's conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
Commonhealth ACTION's President & CEO, Natalie S. Burke, was listed as one of INBOUND 2015's most inspiring female speakers. She will be speaking  on Setpember 10 at INBOUND's 2015 Fuel the Movement 4-day marketing and sales event being held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
The National Capital Region, including Washington, DC and surrounding areas in Maryland and Virginia, has the highest breast cancer incidence and mortality rates in the United States.  The region also has one of the highest incidence rates of late-stage breast cancer and women of color experience the highest rates of breast cancer mortality. 
For millions of American women, pregnancy brings not only the anticipation of new life, but also the risk of death. The words maternal and infant should not be linked to the word mortality, but in black communities and households throughout America, that is the harsh reality.
Washington, DC – The Boards of Directors of CommonHealth ACTION and the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) are pleased to announce an exciting new stage in the relationship between the two non-profit organizations. As of July 1, 2015, IPHI will operate independently, while the two organizations will continue to co-locate and share administrative capacity to ensure that both organizations continue to thrive.

(Washington, DC) Today CommonHealth ACTION begins work conducting research for the Susan G. Komen® updated National Capital Region Community Profile. Washington, DC has the highest breast cancer incidence and mortality rates in the United States. The breast cancer incidence rate is 20% higher and mortality rate is nearly 40% higher in Washington, DC compared to the national average. The region also has one of the highest incidence rates of late-stage breast cancer and women of color experience the highest rates of breast cancer mortality.
Creating a Culture of Equity for Veterans' Transition to Civilian Life