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Raising Community Voices: The Power of Storytelling in Public Health

Posted by on March 30th, 2017 0 comments

Thursday, April 6, 2017  11am-12:30pm PST / 2pm – 3:30pm EST Join us for the next event in the Health Communication Matters Webinar Series during National Public Health Week to learn how to use storytelling to advance public health goals for the communities you serve. This webinar will have presentations from two creative professionals. First, Andrea… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Webinars

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Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Scholarship

Posted by on March 30th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

The John Hopkins Center for American Indian Health provides financial support for American Indian and Alaska Native scholars, health leaders, and health professionals and paraprofessionals serving tribal communities, who are interested in attending the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health’s Summer and Winter Institute courses at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. 5-Day… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Scholarships and Grants

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Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant

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The Aetna Foundation requests proposals for the Cultivating Healthy Communities (CHC) grant. The program is “geared specifically to local nonprofit organizations, federally recognized Indian tribes, and state/local government agencies that work with underserved, low-income, and minority populations in the continental United States.” They invite applications “that address the social determinants of health and participants’ physical, mental,… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

Mar

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Resources for Developing an Understanding of Health Disparities recording

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The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved shared the recording of “Resources for Developing an Understanding of Health Disparities,” a presentation given by Susan White, MD on February 28, 2017. “This workshop reviews online tools that offer both general and community specific interactive learning activities to help primary care providers better understand the community and… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Rural, Webinars

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Resources for Addressing Mental Health

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Addressing Mental Health in African Americans Through FAITH Learn more about a partnership between faith community leaders and researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in this NIMHD Blog post by Dr. Tiffany Haynes and Fay Boozman from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Campaign to Change Direction PSAs “The Substance Abuse and Mental… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns

Mar

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National Public Health Week April 3-9, 2017

Posted by on March 29th, 2017 0 comments

The American Public Health Association (APHA) has a website showcasing ways you can participate in National Public Health Week (NPHW), April 3rd through 9th, 2017. You can join in the twitter chat on April 5th, become a NPHW partner, post events you will be hosting, and much more. There is also a toolkit, complete with fact… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Websites

Mar

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LinkOut of PubMed to Institutional Repository

Posted by on March 27th, 2017 0 comments

“PubMed users can now see the icon that links to the full text deposited at an institutional repository (IR) using LinkOut. The LinkOut service allows you to link to full text, library holdings, and other relevant external resources from PubMed and other NCBI databases… The new institutional repository icons will link you to free full… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News

Mar

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Scholarships from National Health Service Corps

Posted by on March 27th, 2017 0 comments

“You can apply to the Scholarship Program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. school in one of the following primary care disciplines: Physicians (MD or DO) Dentists Nurse Practitioners (post graduate degree with clinical practice focus) Certified Nurse-Midwives Physician Assistants The scholarship pays tuition, fees,… Read More »

Posted in: Scholarships and Grants

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Become a Summer Food Service Program sponsor

Posted by on March 27th, 2017 0 comments

“Sponsors must be organizations that are fully capable of managing a food service program. To be a sponsor, you must follow regulations and be responsible, financially and administratively, for running your program. The following types of organizations can be sponsors: Public or private nonprofit schools Units of local, municipal, county, tribal, or State government Private… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Low Income, Public Health

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Food Product Dating Information and Factsheet

Posted by on March 24th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

“Best if Used By” is a type of date you might find on a meat, poultry, or egg product label. Are dates required on these food products? Does it mean the product will be unsafe to use after that date?Food-related illness can be quite serious, even life threatening, particularly for an older person. Understanding product… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Health, Senior, Websites

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