Blog Series: Antimicrobial Resistance & Global Health Security – The State of...

Due to the continued application and overuse of antimicrobials, antimicrobial resistance – which includes resistance among bacteria,...

Nov 03, 2016 | Sara Chang

  • WHO: Global Report On Access To Hepatitis C Treatment

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released, “Global Report On Access To Hepatitis C Treatment: Focus On Overcoming...

    Oct 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Improving Hand Hygiene through Innovative Campaign Advertising and Community Outreach

    By: Kyle Foerst, M.S., Emergency Response Planner, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Seasonal influenza occurs annually...

    Oct 20, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • NACCHO Global Climate Change Workgroup is Recruiting

    NACCHO is currently looking for new members to join its Global Climate Change Workgroup. Local health officials, environmental health...

    Oct 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Infection Prevention and Healthcare Quality Training in a Criminal Justice...

    This week, October 16-22, marks both International Infection Prevention Week and Healthcare Quality Week. Infection prevention is both...

    Oct 18, 2016 | Christina Baum

  • Resource Roundup: 2016 World Environmental Health Day – Fighting Second and...

    Each year, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) hosts World Environmental Health Day to encourage global...

    Sep 30, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Now Streaming: Lessons from Ebola and Zika

    The Harvard Global Health Institute hosted a webinar featuring Ron Klain, former White House Ebola Response Coordinator (full bio...

    Sep 21, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New York Health Center Increases PrEP Uptake by Transgender Clients

    The need to prevent HIV infections and improve the health of transgender men and women is urgent. Although there are very few data on...

    Sep 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Join the Global Conversation about Antibiotic Resistance

    On September 21, global leaders will convene a high-level meeting at the United Nations General Assembly to discuss the global threat...

    Sep 16, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Blog Series: Antimicrobial Resistance & Global Health Security – The State of Disease Surveillance

    Due to the continued application and overuse of antimicrobials, antimicrobial resistance – which includes resistance among bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi – is a growing threat to human health and an increasingly critical component of the Global Health Security Agenda. This blog series will explore monitoring and measurement systems for antimicrobial use and resistance, the […]

    Nov 03, 2016 | Sara Chang

    WHO: Global Report On Access To Hepatitis C Treatment

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released, “Global Report On Access To Hepatitis C Treatment: Focus On Overcoming Barriers,” a comprehensive report on the cost of hepatitis C (HCV) therapies and strategies employed by countries at different economic levels to reduce costs. This is the first-ever global report on treatment access to hepatitis C medicines, and it […]

    Oct 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Improving Hand Hygiene through Innovative Campaign Advertising and Community Outreach

    By: Kyle Foerst, M.S., Emergency Response Planner, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Seasonal influenza occurs annually and can cause mild to severe illness, which can lead to hospitalizations and even death. Certain groups, such as elderly people, young children, and people with health conditions like heart disease, asthma, or weakened immune systems have a […]

    Oct 20, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    NACCHO Global Climate Change Workgroup is Recruiting

    NACCHO is currently looking for new members to join its Global Climate Change Workgroup. Local health officials, environmental health professionals, environmental health directors, and subject matter experts who are interested in enhancing climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and practices are encouraged to apply by Friday, November 4. 2016. The NACCHO Global Climate Change Workgroup...

    Oct 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Infection Prevention and Healthcare Quality Training in a Criminal Justice Healthcare Setting: The Work of El Paso County Public Health

    This week, October 16-22, marks both International Infection Prevention Week and Healthcare Quality Week. Infection prevention is both a means and an end to the work healthcare quality professionals do to manage risks, reduce mortality and incident rates, and, most importantly, protect patient safety. To explore local public health efforts to “Break the Chain of Infection,” NACCHO...

    Oct 18, 2016 | Christina Baum

    Resource Roundup: 2016 World Environmental Health Day – Fighting Second and Third-Hand Smoke

    Each year, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) hosts World Environmental Health Day to encourage global recognition of critical environmental health issues. Past themes have focused on raising awareness about protecting children’s environmental health, addressing environmental health inequalities, and preparing for emerging environmental health risks and challenges....

    Sep 30, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Now Streaming: Lessons from Ebola and Zika

    The Harvard Global Health Institute hosted a webinar featuring Ron Klain, former White House Ebola Response Coordinator (full bio here) in a panel with Dr. Ashish K. Jha, Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. Mr. Klain will talk about his work during the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak and the lessons we must learn in order to prepare for […]

    Sep 21, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New York Health Center Increases PrEP Uptake by Transgender Clients

    The need to prevent HIV infections and improve the health of transgender men and women is urgent. Although there are very few data on trans men, it is estimated that, globally, trans women have an HIV prevalence of 19%—49 times higher than that of the general population. In high-income countries, the prevalence is estimated to […]

    Sep 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Join the Global Conversation about Antibiotic Resistance

    On September 21, global leaders will convene a high-level meeting at the United Nations General Assembly to discuss the global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden will meet with world leaders to reinforce the importance of continued global action to fight antimicrobial resistance, the need to slow its potentially devastating impact on […]

    Sep 16, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

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