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Apr

14

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Ready or Not Report for 2022

Posted by on April 14th, 2022 0 comments

As National Public Health Week ended last week and Black Maternal Health Week begins, we have more public health news. The latest report from Trust for America’s Public Health is available online.  The report rates the level of readiness of public health departments at the state level as well as in the District of Columbia… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Public Health, Public Health Policy, Regional Interest

Mar

31

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CDC Launches Think. Test. Treat TB Campaign

Posted by on March 31st, 2022 0 comments

The CDC has recently launched a communication campaign on tuberculosis called Think.  Test.  Treat TB.   The campaigns goal is to increase testing and treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in the US.  According to a recent blog on HIV.gov  “Up to 13 million people are living with latent tuberculosis infection in the United States. Without treatment,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, HIV, Public Health, Regional Interest

Mar

04

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National Public Health Week: Public Health is Where You Are

Posted by on March 4th, 2022 0 comments

Each year during the first week of April, the American Public Health Association brings together communities to observe National Public Health Week.   The week is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of public health and to highlight issues that are important to improving our nation’s health.   The theme of this year’s event which is being held… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, How To, Public Health

Feb

16

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NEAETC’s More Than Healthcare – Improving Public Health Response through Partnerships

Posted by on February 16th, 2022 0 comments

The New England AIDS Education and Training Center (NEAETC) recently released a recorded session on a collaborative research program that looked at public health, emergency medical services data and spatial epidemiological analysis to map opioid-related incidents. More than Healthcare – Improving Public Health Response through Partnerships: A Unique Collaboration to Combat the Opioid Crises in… Read More »

Posted in: Education and Outreach, HIV, NNLM, Public Health

Feb

03

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Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Sexual and Reproductive Health

Posted by on February 3rd, 2022 0 comments

The NNLM’s Public Health Collaborative presents:  Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Sexual and Reproductive Health on Tuesday, March 8,  10am-11am PT/ 11-noon MT/ noon-1 CT/ 1-2pm ET. In this webinar, participants will learn the principles of taking a transgender-inclusive sexual health history. We will also review evidence-based counseling for gender-diverse people regarding fertility, contraception, and cervical cancer screening. Objectives: Reassess… Read More »

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

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