Issue 201

Transportation for America: Building Healthy and Prosperous Communities Webinar

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-12-07

Transportation for America is hosting a webinar, Building Healthy and Prosperous Communities, December 11th, at Noon (EST). The webinar will provide a guidebook discussing the stories, ideas, and strategies from metro areas across the country who have been working to implement new ways to improve bicycling and walking in their region. It will be geared towards planning, funding, and building, enhanced walking and bicycling projects.

Register here.

National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 3rd-9th

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-12-05

The CDC has declared December 3rd-9th National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). See below for a few helpful resources:

HRSA Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development Call for Summer Interns

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-12-05

The Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development is currently recruiting for a 2018 summer internship/practicum experience. The position is open to graduate students and undergraduate seniors interesting in becoming leaders in MCH. Applications are due on January 25th, 2018. Fall, winter, and spring internship positions are also available.

Visit the HRSA website for more information.

CSN Infographics on the Cost of Childhood Injuries

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-12-05

CSN has released infographics on the medial costs of childhood injuries for hospitalizations, deaths, and emergency department visits. In 2015, 13,363 U.S. children and adolescents died due to injuries. Childhood injuries were also responsible for 200,255 hospitalizations and nearly 7.7 million emergency department visits. To better understand the burden of childhood injuries in the U.S. CSN has released resources on the costs of these injuries.

LCRN: Lifecourse Health Development Webinar Series

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-12-05

The Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN) is hosting a Lifecourse Health Development webinar series.

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