Issue 185

GRANT: Communities Addressing Childhood Trauma (ACT)

Published Date: 
Thu, 2016-03-03

Announcement Number:  MP-CPI-16-002
Opportunity Title:  Communities Addressing Childhood Trauma (ACT)
Estimated Funding Level:  $3,000,000 per budget period
Expected Number of Awards:  7-9
Range of Awards: $325,000 to $400,000 per budget period
Anticipated Start Date: 07/01/2016
Period of Performance: Not to exceed five years
Budget Period Length: 12 months

FRONTLINE: How Bad is the Opioid Epidemic?

Published Date: 
Thu, 2016-03-03

FRONTLINE Published an article How Bad is the Opioid Epidemic?, in conjunction with the release of its documentary this February, Chasing Heroin, "a searing, two-hour investigation places America’s heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light -- telling the stories of individual addicts, but also illuminating the epidemic's

CityMatCH Equity Action Group Call: Reducing Health Disparities (March 30)

Published Date: 
Wed, 2016-03-30
Equity Action Group Call: Reducing Health Disparities
Join CityMatCH's Equity Action Group as they host discussion and Q&A about Reducing Health Disparities.
 

Zika virus infection among U.S. pregnant travelers, August 2015–February 2016

Published Date: 
Mon, 2016-02-29

Zika virus infection among U.S. pregnant travelers, August 2015–February 2016

This report provides details on 4 pregnant women with Zika virus disease. U.S. health care providers caring for pregnant women should follow CDC guidelines for evaluation and management. CDC has initiated a registry to collect information on U.S. pregnant women with confirmed Zika virus infection and their infants.

CDC Highlights Programs that Reduce U.S. Health Disparities, in MMWR Supplement

Published Date: 
Fri, 2016-02-26

A supplement to the CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report, published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, highlights programs that reduce disparities by race/ethnicity, geography, disability, and/or sexual orientation across a range of different health conditions.

Partnering with Lawyers to Address Determinants of Health: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar

Published Date: 
Fri, 2016-02-26

Partnering with Lawyers to Address the Social Determinants of Health: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar

Thursday, March 10, 2016 1:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)

3/30 PHF Webinar: Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement

Published Date: 
Fri, 2016-02-26

Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Association for Community Health Improvement on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 1-2pm EDT for a webinar focused on The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) and how it can support community hea

CDC Releases: The 2016 National Snapshot of Public Health Preparedness,

Published Date: 
Fri, 2016-02-26

On Jan. 28, CDC's Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) released “The 2016 National Snapshot of Public Health Preparedness,” which shows how federal investments enhance the United States' ability to respond to public health threats and emergencies and showcases the results of CDC's collective investments to improve national public health preparedness and response capabilities.

MCHEP Grand Rounds March 2: Severe Maternal Morbidity, National and Local Perspectives

Published Date: 
Thu, 2016-02-25

Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Program

Grand Rounds: Took Place March 2, 2016 at 2pm EST

APHA Three-part Webinar: The Flint Water Crisis and Beyond

Published Date: 
Thu, 2016-02-25

A three-part webinar series on lead and public health
The drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan has raised public health concerns about lead exposure, the U.S. water supply infrastructure and the authority to enforce safe and sanitary conditions. Join the leadership of the American Public Health Association in a webinar series about the impact of lead exposure on health.

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