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Sep

27

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The Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health Impacts

Posted by on September 27th, 2022 0 comments

The American Public Health Association and Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s  Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will be holding a webinar and demonstration of the Environmental Justice Index (EJI).  The EJI ranks census tract data on the cumulative impacts of environmental injustice on health.   Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Education and Outreach, Public Health

Sep

07

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Update on Dental Care for People with HIV, Substance Use Disorders, and Trauma Informed Care

Posted by on September 7th, 2022 0 comments

The workshop,  “Update on Dental Care for People with HIV, Substance Use Disorders, and Trauma Informed Care” is co-sponsored by the American Public Health Association (APHA) Oral Health Section and HIVDENT.  It will be held at the Boston Convention Center*, Room 210A, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 on November 5, 2022 1:00 – 4:00 pm… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Dental care, HIV, HIV, Public Health

Aug

22

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September is Recovery Month

Posted by on August 22nd, 2022 0 comments

Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery from substance use and mental health, just as we celebrate improvements made by individuals who are recovering from other health issues such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. Recovery Month is organized by Faces & Voices of Recovery.  Visit their website for additional information… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, CHES Credit, NNLM, NNLM Class, Public Health

Aug

17

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Monkeypox: the State of the Science Webinar

Posted by on August 17th, 2022 0 comments

An APHA and NAM Webinar Join the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine for a free webinar on August 18, 2022 from 5-6:30pm ET. A panel of experts will discuss the current state of the science of monkeypox, the disease epidemiology as we understand it today, available and emergent prevention options,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Jul

06

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AJPH’s Featured Section on Violence Against Public Health Officials

Posted by on July 6th, 2022 0 comments

  The May 2022 issue of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) includes a featured section on violence against public health officials during the COVID-19 pandemic. The section includes editorials on the harassment of health officials, the politicization of public health and a research article by Ward, Stone, Mui and Resnick  on “Pandemic-Related Workplace… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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