Calling for Nominations: CEHN NOW Youth Award

The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is accepting nominations for its NOW Youth Leadership Award through 4:00 PM...

May 31, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • New Publication: Climate Change and Children’s Health

    The Future of Children, a joint initiative between Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International...

    May 31, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Aedes Aegypti and Local Vector Control: Mapping out a Plan for Zika Vector...

    Summertime is approaching, which means mosquito season is upon us. As the weather gets warmer, we can expect to see an increase in the...

    May 31, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

  • New Report: Furthering the Adaptation and Implementation of LGBTQ-inclusive...

    Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), with support from the M·A·C AIDS Fund, has released Furthering the Adaptation and...

    May 27, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Happy Healthy and Safe Swimming Week!

    The twelfth annual Healthy and Safe Swimming Week is happening this week, May 23–29. Every year in the week leading up to Memorial...

    May 26, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Jack N. Spencer Award: Call for Nominations

    The CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention is now accepting nominations for the Jack N....

    May 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Supplemental Funding Opportunity: Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care...

    With the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) resources, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration...

    May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Research Estimates Nationwide HIV Rates in MSM

    A new report in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, authored by researchers at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health,...

    May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • AVAC Shares Resources for HIV Vaccine Advocacy

    The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) collaborated with partners to develop a range of tools and resources for HIV Vaccine...

    May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Calling for Nominations: CEHN NOW Youth Award

    The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is accepting nominations for its NOW Youth Leadership Award through 4:00 PM ET on July 15, 2016. Created as part of CEHN’s 20th anniversary celebration in 2012, in honor of Executive Director Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, this award recognizes young people taking on a leadership role in the field of environmental health. […]

    May 31, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    New Publication: Climate Change and Children’s Health

    The Future of Children, a joint initiative between Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Brookings Institution, recently released the latest issue of their biannual journal, titled Children and Climate Change. This issue identifies the adverse impacts of climate change on a child’s health and various policies that can help mitigate...

    May 31, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Aedes Aegypti and Local Vector Control: Mapping out a Plan for Zika Vector Surveillance and Control

    Summertime is approaching, which means mosquito season is upon us. As the weather gets warmer, we can expect to see an increase in the population of one of the main mosquito species transmitting the Zika virus throughout the U.S—Aedes aegypti. To help understand the range and areas most likely to be impacted by Zika, NACCHO created several maps depicting the recorded distribution […]

    May 31, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

    New Report: Furthering the Adaptation and Implementation of LGBTQ-inclusive Sexuality Education

    Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), with support from the M·A·C AIDS Fund, has released Furthering the Adaptation and Implementation of LGBTQ-inclusive Health and Sexuality Education. The report reflects the discussions at a one-day consultation to consider strategies to advance the adaptation and implementation of schoolbased, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning...

    May 27, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Happy Healthy and Safe Swimming Week!

    The twelfth annual Healthy and Safe Swimming Week is happening this week, May 23–29. Every year in the week leading up to Memorial Day–—the swim season kickoff–—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) promotes tips, resources, and guidelines for swimmers, parents of young swimmers, and aquatic professionals to put health and safety first when […]

    May 26, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Jack N. Spencer Award: Call for Nominations

    The CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention is now accepting nominations for the Jack N. Spencer Award. The award is given “to honor individuals for a career of exceptional contributions to excellence in sexually transmitted disease prevention characterized by outstanding commitment to effective science based programs, continuous innovation, and...

    May 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Supplemental Funding Opportunity: Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care (MAI-CoC) Grantees

    With the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) resources, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently announced the availability of supplemental funding to enable its existing Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care (MAI-CoC) grantees to establish and/or enhance partnerships with existing syringe services programs (SSPs). The application for this...

    May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New Research Estimates Nationwide HIV Rates in MSM

    A new report in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, authored by researchers at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, provides state, city and county estimates of the rate of MSM living with HIV. According to the report, HIV prevalence among MSM in 2012 was 15 percent (i.e., 15 in 100 MSM were living with […]

    May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    AVAC Shares Resources for HIV Vaccine Advocacy

    The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) collaborated with partners to develop a range of tools and resources for HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) and for year-round advocacy. This year’s HVAD tools and resources include: A quick, colorful and comprehensive HIV Vaccine Research Update. Four pages, five top-line updates. A speedy read designed to give a sense […]

    May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

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