Call for Public Comments: Draft School Health Educator Preparation Standards

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-03-02

The Society for Public Health Education has issued a Call for Public Comments on Draft School Health Educator Preparation Standards. These preparation standards are intended to serve as expectations for individuals graduating from a college or university prepared to teach health education at the K-12 level(s).  The deadline for comments is March 15th

To review the current standards and add comments view the survey here.

Training Opportunity: An Introductory Video On Where to Find MCH Resources

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-02-08

The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH) has released a video, Where to Find MCH Resources: An Introduction by John Richards & Keisha Watson. This 20 minute overview proposes the need for, along with sources of, public health information for the MCH workforce. This training opportunity was originally developed for the CityLEADERS project here at CityMatCH. 

Opportunity Reminder: Application Open for Smart City Collaborative

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-02-02

Transportation for America is still accepting applications for its new Smart City Collaborative with Sidewalk Labs. The collaborative seeks to help a small group of ambitious cities use technology to address their pressing transportation challenges. While they are working on putting a finger on what a smart city is and what it means to be one, they encourage cities to complete a survey regarding the “State of the Smart City” even if they do not plan to apply.

Get the Latest Information on Zika Virus with #ZAPzika Chat

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-01-25

On January 26th a collaboration between March of Dimes, CDC, and MotherToBaby are providing a #ZAPzika Twitter chat to address some of the frequently asked questions about Zika virus during pregnancy.

APHA Webinar Series: Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-01-19

American Public Health Association (APHA) is hosting a webinar series, Improving the Health of Women, Children, and Adolescents, with a focus on new evidence to bend the curve of progress. Webinar 4, “Health for All Adolescents: What is shaping adolescent health today and how can you help”, is on February 1st at 11:00am-12:00pm EST.

NPA Webinar Series: Promoting Health Equity Through Programs and Policies

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-01-10

The National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA) has announced a webinar series: Promoting Health Equity through Programs and Policies, hosted by the Federal Interagency Health Equity Team.

NACCHO Funding Opportunity for LHDs to Integrate Tips from Former Smokers Campaign

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-01-10

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is now offering a funding opportunity for Local Health Departments (LHDs) to increase smoking cessation rates through support, leverage, and extension of the Tips from Former Smokers (Tips)™ campaign resources in healthcare provider practices. For this project, NACCHO will provide LHD awardees with all of the following:


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