STD Awareness Month Blog Series: Syphilis in the U.S.

April is STD Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is Syphilis Strikes Back. This theme was chosen by the Centers for Disease Control...

Apr 06, 2017 | Nicholas Parr

  • Unite to End TB: Collaborating to Identify Local Strategies for Tuberculosis...

    By: Aurimar Ayala, MPH, Maricopa County Department of Public Health World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, on March 24, is an annual event to...

    Mar 24, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Celebrate World TB Day 2017

    World Tuberculosis Day is March 24. To help public health agencies recognize this important awareness day, the Centers for Disease...

    Mar 22, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC: Public Tool for HIV/STI, Viral Hepatitis, & TB Surveillance Data

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched an updated tool that allows public access to HIV, viral hepatitis, STD,...

    Jan 26, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Fellowship Opportunity: Program and Performance Improvement

    The Program and Performance Improvement Office (Improvement Office), housed within the Center for Disease Control and...

    Jan 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Career Opportunity: Information Technologist (Data Management)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division...

    Jan 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Report: Burden of TB in the United States, 2015

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released Burden of TB in the United States, 2015. The report shares...

    Jan 03, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults & Children

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the 2016 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diagnosis of...

    Dec 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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

  • STD Awareness Month Blog Series: Syphilis in the U.S.

    April is STD Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is Syphilis Strikes Back. This theme was chosen by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention as a reminder that, despite the elimination of syphilis being within reach just a decade ago, we are seeing […]

    Apr 06, 2017 | Nicholas Parr

    Unite to End TB: Collaborating to Identify Local Strategies for Tuberculosis Prevention & Care

    By: Aurimar Ayala, MPH, Maricopa County Department of Public Health World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, on March 24, is an annual event to commemorate Dr. Robert Koch’s 1882 discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This year’s theme, “Unite to End TB,” is a nod to the many organizations in the United States (U.S.) and worldwide working in close […]

    Mar 24, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Celebrate World TB Day 2017

    World Tuberculosis Day is March 24. To help public health agencies recognize this important awareness day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (CDC/DTBE) developed the following communication messages and materials: World TB Day Key Messages and Resources Document This downloadable PDF contains information that may be helpful in planning...

    Mar 22, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC: Public Tool for HIV/STI, Viral Hepatitis, & TB Surveillance Data

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched an updated tool that allows public access to HIV, viral hepatitis, STD, and TB surveillance data and the ability to visualize the data in the form of maps, charts, and tables. Developed by the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), AtlasPlus […]

    Jan 26, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Fellowship Opportunity: Program and Performance Improvement

    The Program and Performance Improvement Office (Improvement Office), housed within the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, recently posted a new fellowship opportunity through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). The Improvement Office is expanding the activities around data...

    Jan 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Career Opportunity: Information Technologist (Data Management)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of STD Prevention, recently announced an opening for an information technologist (data management) in Atlanta in the Surveillance and Data Management Branch. A brief description of the position’s duties are: Provide technical guidance in the development, […]

    Jan 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Report: Burden of TB in the United States, 2015

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released Burden of TB in the United States, 2015. The report shares findings from surveillance data and found that, for the first time in 23 years, the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the U.S. increased in 2015. Below are some other highlights from the report: 9,557 cases […]

    Jan 03, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults & Children

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the 2016 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children. The guidelines—developed by CDC, American Thoracic Society (ATS), and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and endorsed by the European Respiratory Society—update the previous tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics guidelines...

    Dec 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    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

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