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TFAH: Funding Crisis for Public Health and Safety

Published Date: 
Fri, 2017-04-14

Trust for America's Health (TFAH) has released a new report, Funding Crisis for Public Health and Safety: A State-by-State Public Health Funding and Key Health Facts, 2017.  This report highlights the findings that “core funding for disease prevention and health promotion programs has declined by around $580 million federally and has remained flat in states since 2010 (adjusting for inflation)”.

Mountain States RHEC’s Native American Cultural Competency Webinar Series

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-04-12

The Mountain States Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) is hosting a webinar training series covering the history of tribes and treaties, utilization of the National Standards of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), the impact of cultural needs assessments, and cultural sensitivity when working with tribal communities. With a goal of ending health disparities in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Utah, a large priority is placed on providing education and awareness of cultural and linguistic competency within the region.

Infections During Pregnancy - CDC Recent Publications

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-04-12

CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health (DRH) has released recent publications regarding infections during pregnancy. These publications highlight Zika virus and biological threats. Recent publications include:

EnRICH Webinar: Secondary Data Analysis in Autism Research

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-04-12

HRSA’s has announced a new webinar as part of the Engaging Research Innovations and Challenges (EnRICH) webinar series. The webinar, Secondary Data Analysis in Autism Research: Using the Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Data, will be at 1:00pm ET on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017. The presenters include Paul Lipkin, MD, and J. Kiely Law, MD, MPH.

Register here.

Learn How to Apply for Zika Field Support

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-04-11

Learn How to Apply for Zika Pregnancy and Birth Defects Field Support for Local Health Departments

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