Virtual Congressional Briefing on Zika Virus and its Potential Impact on Public...

The Washington Global Health Alliance and the Institute for Health and Metrics Evaluation (IHME) invite you to “Zika Virus: A brief...

Jul 05, 2016 | Katie Dwyer

  • 4th Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

    The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc (NLBCA) is commemorating the 4th Annual National African American Hepatitis C...

    Jul 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • FDA Approves Epclusa for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced that Epclusa is now approved to treat adult patients with chronic hepatitis C...

    Jul 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Data into Action: Getting Your Data off the Shelf and into the Community

    This is the third in a series of NACCHO Annual preview posts, which feature interviews with and essays from presenters in advance of...

    Jul 01, 2016 | NacchoVoice

  • Assessment of Staffing, Services, and Partnerships of Local Health Departments

    The CDC just released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlighting an assessment of local health departments’...

    Jun 30, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local...

    My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in San...

    Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • 250+ Sites Participate in National PrEP Listening Session

    Community representatives from around the country recently joined federal leaders from the White House and the Department of Health...

    Jun 29, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Vector Control Tools and Resources for Environmental Health Professionals

    Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from...

    Jun 29, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Virtual Congressional Briefing on Zika Virus and its Potential Impact on Public Health

    The Washington Global Health Alliance and the Institute for Health and Metrics Evaluation (IHME) invite you to “Zika Virus: A brief overview and its potential impact on public health” on Wednesday, July 6th from 3 to 4 pm ET (CT 2-3:00 PM, PT Noon-1:00 PM). This informal briefing, held in collaboration with Representatives Adam Smith, Sheila Jackson-Lee, […]

    Jul 05, 2016 | Katie Dwyer

    4th Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

    The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc (NLBCA) is commemorating the 4th Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD) on July 25, 2016. Local health departments and organizations are encouraged to support the day by signing up to host activities in their communities.To encourage participation, organizations who sign up will receive a promotional package...

    Jul 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    FDA Approves Epclusa for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced that Epclusa is now approved to treat adult patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV), both with and without cirrhosis (advanced liver disease). Read the announcement to learn more about how this decision will widen the scope of treatment options for patients with HCV.

    Jul 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Data into Action: Getting Your Data off the Shelf and into the Community

    This is the third in a series of NACCHO Annual preview posts, which feature interviews with and essays from presenters in advance of NACCHO Annual 2016. This post offers a preview of the session, “Data to Action: Getting Your Data off the Shelf and into the Community.” Read the other posts in the series. Learn more […]

    Jul 01, 2016 | NacchoVoice

    Assessment of Staffing, Services, and Partnerships of Local Health Departments

    The CDC just released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlighting an assessment of local health departments’ staffing, services, and partnership. Developed by NACCHO using data from our 2015 Forces of Change survey, the report indicates that ongoing budget cuts and resulting staff layoffs jeopardize the work of LHDs, which remain primary providers of health […]

    Jun 30, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local Health Departments Play

    My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in San Diego. There, I taught classes on HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and TB prevention to individuals in alcohol and drug treatment programs and offered field-based rapid HIV testing following the class. After […]

    Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    250+ Sites Participate in National PrEP Listening Session

    Community representatives from around the country recently joined federal leaders from the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services to discuss improving access to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and strengthening PrEP delivery systems in the United States. More than 250 sites participated in the national listening session that yielded many thoughtful suggestions from a...

    Jun 29, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Vector Control Tools and Resources for Environmental Health Professionals

    Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. In this column, CDC’s Kelli Foster discusses training and other resources designed to advance environmental health professionals’ awareness of public health threats posed by vectors and pests. The article was published in the...

    Jun 29, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

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