WICHITA, KAN. – The Kansas Health Foundation is hosting several nationally recognized speakers during the 2016 Health Symposium June 9-10 at the Kansas Leadership Center in Wichita.
KHF is based in Wichita, but is statewide in its focus. With a mission to improve the health of Kansans, KHF envisions a culture in which every Kansan can make healthy choices where they live, work, and play.
During the symposium, titled “Reshaping Our Reality,” the Foundation will continue the opportunity for Kansans to join in the battle for a healthier Kansas. The two-day event will feature renowned keynote speakers such as author Robert Putnam and John Quinones, host of ABC’s What Would You Do?
The full keynote speaker lineup:
The symposium will also feature two panel discussions – one on health equity and one on civic health. During an intensive strategic planning process in 2015, the Foundation chose these two program areas for its strategic focus.
The Kansas Health Foundation is based in Wichita, but statewide in its focus. With a mission to improve the health of all Kansans, KHF envisions a culture in which every Kansan can make healthy choices where they live, work and play. To achieve this, KHF focuses its work in four impact areas: access to affordable health care, healthy behaviors, civic and community engagement and educational attainment. During its history, KHF has provided more than $500 million in grants to Kansas communities and organizations, and looks forward to working toward its mission and vision for many years to come.
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