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Updates to the MCH Navigator Now Available

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-01-08

The MCH Navigator, a learning portal for maternal and child health professionals that was launched by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau in 2010, now offers several new professional development resources. Seventeen new instructional postings are now included, as well as udpates to its home page and a new, mobile friendly version.
For more information, visit: http://navigator.mchtraining.net/?page_id=201

Map: State Facts on Unintended Pregnancy

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-01-08

The Guttmacher Institute has released a map detailing unintended pregnancy statistics by state, including the public health costs for each state.
To view the map, visit: http://www.guttmacher.org/statecenter/unintended-pregnancy/

Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the Perinatal Periods of Risk's Conception

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-01-08

CityMatCH, the National Organization of Urban MCH Leaders, recently published a special edition of CityLights highlighting the 15th Anniversary of the Perinatal Periods of Risk's Conception.
To view the issue, visit: http://webmedia.unmc.edu/Community/CityMatch/CityLights/CityLights201212.pdf

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance, 2011

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-01-08

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released "Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance 2011," presenting statistics and trends for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States through 2011.
To view the report, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats11/toc.htm

Report: HIV Infection, Testing, and Risk Behaviors among Youths--United States

Published Date: 
Tue, 2013-01-08

The last report on HIV infection, testing, and risk behaviors among youths in the United States released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that a disproportionate number of new HIV infections occurs among youths, especially blacks, Latinos, and men who have sex with men. However, the percentage of youths tested for HIV remains low, particularly among males.
To view the report, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6147a5.htm?s_cid=mm6147a5_e

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