NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Michael...

Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • Ten Local Health Departments Share Their Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

    NACCHO’s human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention project supports local health departments as they identify and prepare to implement...

    Jul 20, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • California Governor Signs Strict Law Requiring Vaccinations for Most Children

    On June 30, California governor Jerry Brown signed legislation giving the state one of the toughest school vaccine laws in the...

    Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of three policy...

    Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent HIV Outbreaks, Experts Say in New England...

    In a June 24 New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Chris Beyrer, professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...

    Jun 30, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • View NACCHO’s Guide to HPV Resources for Local Health Departments and Policy...

    NACCHO has released the Guide to HPV Resources for Local Health Departments to assist local health departments with increasing human...

    Jun 29, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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    The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious...

    Jun 25, 2015 | healthkeeper

  • NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

    The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Michael Botticelli on the opioid epidemic and how local health departments can help prevent opioid and prescription drug overdose in their communities. According to Botticelli, the epidemic is partly a result of the over prescription […]

    Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    Ten Local Health Departments Share Their Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

    NACCHO’s human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention project supports local health departments as they identify and prepare to implement strategies to improve HPV vaccination rates. HPV is the leading cause of cervical and several other types of cancers. However, vaccination rates remain low despite the availability of an HPV vaccine. NACCHO’s award supports ten local health departments […]

    Jul 20, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    California Governor Signs Strict Law Requiring Vaccinations for Most Children

    On June 30, California governor Jerry Brown signed legislation giving the state one of the toughest school vaccine laws in the country. The law bans the use of religious and personal objections as a reason for exempting children from school vaccinations. Unvaccinated children will still be able to attend school if there is a medical reason why they […]

    Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of three policy briefs issuing recommendations for ensuring that the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is updated to be maximally effective in a changing healthcare environment. Leading HIV/AIDS experts authored the briefs to help HIV community stakeholders conceptualize structural...

    Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent HIV Outbreaks, Experts Say in New England Journal of Medicine Article

    In a June 24 New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Chris Beyrer, professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Steffanie Strathdee, director of the Institute of Global Health at the University of California, San Diego, state that Congress should immediately lift a ban on the use of federal funding for needle-exchange […]

    Jun 30, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    View NACCHO’s Guide to HPV Resources for Local Health Departments and Policy Statement

    NACCHO has released the Guide to HPV Resources for Local Health Departments to assist local health departments with increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates. This collection of fact sheets, webinars, infographics, print material, videos, and more can assist local health departments with the development of HPV projects and vaccination campaigns. Download the guide on NACCHO’s...

    Jun 29, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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    The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios, which include a range of projects that influence policy with federal decision makers and develop practical solutions that help local health departments build safe, sustainable communities. NACCHO supports local health departments in fostering a safe...

    Jun 25, 2015 | healthkeeper

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