Community Health Improvement Resources or CHIR is an interactive planning system designed for use by public health practitioners and community stakeholders to improve the health of a community.
CHIR uses a data driven, evidence-based public health process to guide decision-making, priority setting and intervention planning. The process acknowledges that communities have different needs and may be in different places in addressing health issues. Some communities may need to start with creating or strengthening partnerships, while others may be ready to plan an intervention to address a priority health issue. Communities that have not done so should conduct a thorough needs assessment to identify priority health issues to address.
CHIR utilizes the following four web-based resources:
Select any of the following components of the health improvement process.