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5G, Smart Cities & Communities of Color Report

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-06-12

The Joint Center released the report, 5G, Smart Cities & Communities of Color, examining the impact of fifth-generation wireless technology (5G) and Smart City technology on communities of color. Over the next four years major mobile network operators will begin offering 5G in certain cities.

ATMCH Webinar: Where to Find MCH Resources

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-06-12

The Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH) Workforce Development Committee is presenting a lunch-and-learn webinar, Where to Find MCH Resources: An Introduction, on Wednesday, June 21 from 12:20-1:15pm ET. John Richards of the MCH Navigator will present where and how to find public health information online.

Registration is limited to 100 participants, so registering early is advised. Register here.

Measures Taken to Prevent Zika virus Infection during Pregnancy among Women with a Recent Live Birth - Puerto Rico, 2016

Published Date: 
Fri, 2017-06-09

In a new CDC article, scientists in Puerto Rico describe behaviors and experiences related to Zika virus prevention during pregnancy among women in Puerto Rico who were pregnant during the Zika virus outbreak. These findings could inform prevention messaging and interventions for pregnant women who may be exposed to Zika virus in Puerto Rico. Read the article here

Supporting Parents to Help Children Thrive Policy Paper Released

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-06-07

Nemours and the Health, Medicine and Society Program of the Aspen Institute have released a policy paper entitled, 

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