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  • Title: Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
    Descriptive info: .. A collaboration of U.. S.. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries.. Search.. Home.. |.. News.. About Partners.. Contact Us.. Sitemap.. FAQ.. Suggest Link.. Our Mission.. Helping the public health workforce find and use information effectively to improve and protect the public's health.. Browse by Topic.. Public Health Topic Pages.. Bioterrorism.. Dental Public Health.. Environmental Health.. HIV/AIDS.. How to Access Journal Articles.. Nutrition.. Obesity.. Public Health Genomics.. Veterinary Public Health.. Workforce Development.. Main Topic Pages.. Health Promotion and Health Education.. Literature and Guidelines.. Health Data Tools and Statistics.. Grants and Funding.. Education and Training.. Legislation and Policy.. Conferences and Meetings.. Finding People.. Discussion and E-mail Lists.. Jobs and Careers.. Current Public Health News.. Public Comments Invited on the American Community Survey - Due December 30.. - 04-DEC-2014.. Early Data Suggests Potentially Severe Flu  ...   Information on Public Health Topics of Interest.. Email Updates.. Please enter your email address in the box below for updates:.. Subscribe to RSS.. Share.. In the Spotlight.. National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).. Partners:.. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).. American Public Health Association (APHA).. Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).. Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO).. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).. Medical Library Association (MLA).. National Agricultural Library (NAL).. National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).. National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH).. National Library of Medicine (NLM).. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM).. Public Health Foundation (PHF).. Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE).. Copyright.. Privacy.. Accessibility.. Freedom of Information Act.. Viewers and Players.. Page Last Updated: 04-DEC-2014..

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  • Title: News
    Descriptive info: Get email updates.. can also keep you informed about developments in public health.. News in Public Health.. News Resources.. News items 3 weeks and older are available on the.. News Archive.. Web page.. Details.. The Department of Commerce invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on seven American Community Survey (ACS) questions that are slated for removal from the questionnaire based on the results of the 2014 ACS Content Review.. Comments are Due December 30, 2014.. Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe.. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges immediate vaccination for anyone still unvaccinated this season and recommends prompt treatment with antiviral drugs for people at high risk of complications who develop flu.. The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends behavioral interventions to reduce recreational sedentary screen time among children aged 13 years and younger.. Influenza viral characterization data indicates that 48% of the influenza A (H3N2) viruses collected and analyzed by CDC were antigenically "like" the 2014-2015 influenza A (H3N2) vaccine component, but that 52% were antigenically different (drifted) from the H3N2 vaccine virus.. Because of the detection of these drifted influenza A (H3N2) viruses, the CDC has issued a Health Advisory to re-emphasize the importance of the use of neuraminidase inhibitor antiviral medications when indicated for treatment and prevention of influenza, as an adjunct to vaccination.. National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a national observance that highlights the importance of continuing influenza vaccination.. CDC is providing free activities and materials to promote NIVW.. President’s Visit to NIH Highlights Research on Ebola.. President Barack Obama visited the campus of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD to see first-hand the progress that biomedical research is making against Ebola virus disease.. NACCHO Accepting Abstracts for Annual 2015 Meeting - Due December 21.. NACCHO invites abstract submissions that address public health including public health practice, infrastructure, and foundational capabilities.. The deadline to submit abstracts is December 21, 2014.. New WHO Guide to Prevent and Control Cervical Cancer.. New guidance from WHO aims to help countries better prevent and control cervical cancer.. CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons.. U.. health officials are poised to endorse circumcision as a means of preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.. 35 U.. Hospitals Designated as Ebola Treatment Centers.. - 02-DEC-2014.. An increasing number of U.. hospitals are now equipped to treat patients with Ebola, giving nationwide health system Ebola readiness efforts a boost.. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state health officials have identified and designated 35 hospitals with Ebola treatment centers, with more expected in the coming weeks.. USDA Announces New Support to Help Schools Purchase More Food from Local Farmers.. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced more than $5 million in grants for 82 projects spanning 42 states and the U.. Virgin Islands that support the U.. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) efforts to connect school cafeterias with local farmers and ranchers through its Farm to School Program.. Efforts to Improve Patient Safety Result in 1.. 3 Million Fewer Patient Harms, 50,000 Lives Saved and $12 Billion in Health Spending Avoided.. A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services shows an estimated 50,000 fewer patients died in hospitals and approximately $12 billion in health care costs were saved as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2013.. FDA Invites Public Comments Regarding Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health.. Comments, supported by research and data, regarding electronic cigarettes and the public health, are due April 15, 2015.. Nearly 55 Percent of U.. Infants Sleep with Potentially Unsafe Bedding.. - 01-DEC-2014.. Nearly 55 percent of U.. infants are placed to sleep with bedding that increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, despite recommendations against the practice, report researchers at the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other institutions.. Adult Cigarette Smoking Rate Overall Hits All-Time Low.. The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.. dropped from 20.. 9 percent in 2005 to 17.. 8 percent in 2013, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).. Only 3 in 10 Americans with HIV Have Virus in Check.. Just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care, according to a new Vital Signs report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. SOPHE Announces a New Comprehensive Distance Education Course: Evidence-based Strategies for Collaborative Community Interventions.. The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) has announced a new 10-module distance education course, Evidence-based Strategies for Collaborative Community Intervention.. Designed for health professionals, students, and community leaders, the course will provide a practical introduction to developing health promotion programs, building community partnerships, and eliminating health disparities.. FDA Finalizes Menu and Vending Machine Calorie Labeling Rules.. - 25-NOV-2014.. The U.. Food and Drug Administration has finalized two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and vending machines with 20 or more locations to provide consumers with more nutritional information about the foods they eat outside of the home.. PHF Develops Two New Services to Improve Community Health.. The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has released two new services to respond to the need for public health and health care organizations to collaborate on solutions to population health challenges.. Both new services use quality improvement tools and performance management frameworks to guide decision-making and optimize results.. WHO: Worldwide Action Needed to Address Hidden Crisis of Violence against Women and Girls.. Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet.. Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has  ...   18-NOV-2014.. A new report that examines the growth trends in undergraduate public health education over the past two decades (Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)).. NLM Funding Opportunity: Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project 2014.. - 23-APR-2014.. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces a funding opportunity for small projects to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery.. The deadline for proposals is Thursday, June 19, 2014.. (National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.. ).. National Public Health Week: April 7-13.. - 03-APR-2014.. APHA brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.. National Public Health Week Toolkit Available.. - 13-MAR-2014.. The National Public Health Week (NPHW) toolkit offers information on event planning, social media promotion, suggested activities, letters to editors, and talking points for each day's theme.. NPHW is April 7-13, 2014.. Return to Top.. Partners News Links.. AHRQ What's New.. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)).. APHA Blogs, Podcasts, & RSS.. (American Public Health Association (APHA)).. APHA News Releases.. APHA news releases and statements on key public health topics, from health reform to violence prevention to public health funding and more.. APHA Public Health Newswire.. Online portal for public health news, opinion and exchange.. ASPPH Friday Letter.. Weekly e-newsletter that includes the latest in ASPPH news, research developments, funding opportunities, member updates, and faculty awards.. (Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)).. CDC Online Newsroom.. Current and archived press releases, media advisories, and press briefing transcripts.. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)).. CDC Travel Notices.. CDC Works for You 24/7.. Recent news stories about CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)).. Health Alert Network (HAN).. CDC health alerts, advisories and updates on emergent health issues.. HRSA eNews.. Monthly email publication to find out news for health centers, HIV/AIDS programs, rural health, maternal and child health, health information technology and to stay informed of HRSA grant opportunities.. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)).. HRSA News.. Links to HRSA press releases.. HRSA News: Maternal and Child Health Bureau.. (Health Resources and Services Administration).. NACCHO Press Room.. (National Association of County and City Health Officials).. The Nation's Health Storify.. Timely public health news updates from APHA's newspaper.. NCHS New Releases.. New information and health statistics released by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).. (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC (NCHS)).. NLM News & Events.. NN/LM News & Announcements.. (National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)).. Partners Discussion and E-mail Lists.. - 07-OCT-2004.. Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce.. PH/HA News.. News from the Public Health/Health Administration Section of MLA.. (Medical Library Association (MLA)).. PHF News.. (Public Health Foundation (PHF)).. HRSA News & Events: Rural Health Policy.. Public Health Information Network (PHIN) News.. News from the CDC Public Health Information Network (PHIN).. Public Health Newsletters.. (Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce (PIAPHW)).. SOPHE News Room.. SOPHE news, announcements, and new research findings from Health Education & Behavior and Health Promotion Practice.. Additional News Links.. Environmental Health News.. A daily compilation of news from mainstream media sources around the world, focusing on environmental health, including climate impacts, contamination, sewage infrastructure, water availability and bird flu.. (Environmental Health Sciences).. FDA News.. FDA press releases and Talk Papers.. (Food and Drug Administration (FDA)).. Harvard School of Public Health Press Releases.. (Harvard School of Public Health).. HHS Newsroom.. (Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) U.. IOM News and Announcements.. The latest news from the IOM, including information about new reports, activities, meetings, and other noteworthy events.. (Institute of Medicine (IOM)).. Kaiser Health News (KHN).. Nonprofit news organization committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics.. (Henry J.. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF)).. Local Health Departments in the News.. Ongoing, publicly-available collection of news stories about public health issues facing communities across the nation.. News clips are searchable by state or in the following subject areas: budget cuts, County Health Rankings, H1N1, good news and more.. National Association of Chronic Disease Directors News & Press.. (National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD)).. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases News Releases and Statements.. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) NIH).. New Public Health.. Online destination for information and discussion about public health.. The content includes daily roundups of public health news and information, profiles of individuals working on the front lines of public health, perspectives from leaders and innovators in public health, and live coverage of events relevant to public health.. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)).. News from Mathematica.. Semimonthly updates on new publications, presentations, and other developments from Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.. (Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.. NIH News Releases.. (National Institutes of Health (NIH)).. PAHO News.. News from the Pan American Health Organization.. (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)).. PHQIX News.. News about the Public Health Quality Improvement Exchange (PHQIX), an online community designed to be a communication hub for public health professionals interested in learning and sharing information about quality improvement (QI) in public health.. (Public Health Quality Improvement Exchange (PHQIX)).. Prevention Research Centers News.. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation News Releases.. Recent news releases from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.. Rural Assistance Center Top Stories.. Selected news stories on topics of interest to rural communities.. (Rural Assistance Center (RAC)).. Trust for America’s Health News Releases.. Press Releases from Trust for America's Health, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority.. World Health News.. Online news digest from the Center for Health Communication at the Harvard School of Public Health.. The site covers critical public health issues from around the world.. World Health Organization New Releases.. (World Health Organization (WHO))..

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  • Title: About Partners
    Descriptive info: Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.. Background.. Participating Organizations.. Project Committee Members.. Trifold Brochure: Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce.. The trifold brochure can be downloaded, printed and folded for education and promotion activities.. Fact Sheet: Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce.. Information Card: Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce.. Information Card: Public Health Resources.. Partners History.. The Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce: A Collaboration to Improve and Protect the Public's Health, 1995-2006.. PHPartners.. org: Past, Present, and Future, 1995-2006.. Information Needs and Uses of the Public Health Workforce - Washington (State), 1997-1998.. Making a Powerful Connection: The Health of the Public and the National Information Infrastructure.. Report of the U.. Public Health Service, Public Health Data Policy Coordinating Committee.. Washington, DC (July 6, 1995) (National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.. Measuring the Difference: Guide to Planning and Evaluating Health Information Outreach.. NYAM/NLM Health Policy/Public Health Forum Slide Presentations.. A health policy and public health forum held at the New York Academy of Medicine on March 23, 1998.. , New York Academy of Medicine).. Powerful Connections for Public Health: The National Library of Medicine and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.. In American Journal of Public Health, 1999 Nov;89(11):1633-6.. , National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)).. Public Health Information Initiative: Web-Based Access To Information Resources.. Public health nurses connected to county public health departments in 17 counties within the southern regional district of Wisconsin.. Public Health Outreach Forum: What Do We Know?.. A program focused on NLM-funded outreach directed to public health professionals held at NLM on April 4-5, 2001.. Public Health/Health Administration Section of the Medical Library Association.. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.. AHRQ supports health services research that will improve the quality of health care and promote evidence-based decision making.. APHA is an Association of individuals and organizations working to improve the public's health and to achieve equity in health status for all.. We promote the scientific and professional foundation of public health practice and policy, advocate the conditions for a healthy global society, emphasize prevention and enhance the ability of members to promote and protect environmental and community health.. The Association of Schools and  ...   all.. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library (NAL) is the world's largest and most accessible research library focused on agriculture.. From its headquarters in Beltsville, Maryland, near Washington, D.. C.. , NAL serves the world with information germane to agriculture and its related sciences.. Many of the Library's services and information resources are available to customers worldwide via NAL's Web site.. NACCHO is the national organization representing local public health agencies.. NACCHO works to support efforts that protect and improve the health of all people and all communities by promoting national policy, developing resources and programs, seeking health equity and supporting effective local public health practice and systems.. The best decisions about a community's involve the people who live there.. An informed, engaged and representative board of health is the essential link between a health department and a healthy community.. NALBOH helps boards of health improve the health of their communities through information, training, and education.. The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library.. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.. The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.. Dedicated to achieving healthy communities through research, training, and technical assistance.. For more than 35 years, this national, non-profit organization has been creating new information and helping health agencies and other community health organizations connect to and more effectively use information to manage and improve performance, understand and use data, and strengthen the workforce.. The Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) is an independent, international professional association made up of a diverse membership of health education professionals and students.. The Society promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities, and healthy environments through its membership, its network of local chapters, and its numerous partnerships with other organizations.. AIDS-Focus Training Subcommittee.. PHPartners Editorial Board Members.. Public Health Training Subcommittee.. Steering Committee.. Web Redesign Team.. Questions or Comments?.. Your name:.. Your E-mail:.. Questions/Comments:.. You may enter up to 1500 characters.. characters left.. You must solve the equation before submitting the form.. 1-1 =.. Page Last Updated: 12-MAY-2014..

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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: Page Last Updated: 25-NOV-2014..

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  • Title: Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
    Descriptive info: Header Topics.. Main Topics.. Health Promotion and Health Education News.. Health Promotion and Health Education Resources.. Literature and Guidelines News.. Journal Article Databases.. Individual Journal Titles.. Selected Articles.. Newsletters.. Reports and Other Publications.. Guidelines.. Public Health Libraries.. Health Data News.. County and Local Health Data.. State Health Data.. Individual State Data.. National Health Data.. Global Health Data.. Statistical Reports.. Demographic Data.. Geographic Information Systems (GIS).. Training and Education.. Health Information Technology and Standards.. Tools for Data Collection and Planning.. Funding Opportunities.. Resources Related to Proposal-Writing.. Education and Training News.. Continuing Education and Training Opportunities.. Webinars.. Certificate Programs.. Graduate Education.. Fellowships and Internships.. Resources Related to Education and Training.. Legislation and Policy News.. National Legislation and Policy.. State Legislation and Policy.. Local Legislation and Policy.. Legislation and Policy Education and Training.. Upcoming Meetings.. Webcasts.. Calendar of Events.. Past Meeting Archives and Reports.. Public Health Topics.. Bioterrorism News.. Biological/Chemical Agents & Other Threats.. Emergency Response.. Preparedness.. Surveillance.. Public Policy and Legislation.. Associations and Organizations.. Meetings and Conferences.. Statistics and Data.. Discussion and Email Lists.. Agencies  ...   Information and Resources.. Reports, Publications and Guidelines.. Programs and Campaigns.. Childhood Obesity Information.. Conferences and Events.. Public Health Genomics News.. Genomics Promotion, Education and Information.. Biosecurity and Emergency Response.. E-Mail Lists and Conferences.. Veterinary Animal Health and Food Borne Disease Information.. Certification and Credentialing.. Competencies.. Accreditation and Performance.. Leadership Training.. Legislative Action.. Meetings, Summits, Councils, or Conferences.. New Workers Development Programs.. Tools/Resources.. Workforce Projects/Research.. Workforce Development News.. Healthy People 2020 Focus Areas.. Access to Health Services.. Adolescent Health.. Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Chronic Back Conditions.. Blood Disorders and Blood Safety - beta.. Chronic Kidney Disease.. Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease.. Diabetes.. Early and Middle Childhood.. Environmental Health - beta.. Family Planning.. Food Safety.. Genomics.. Health Communication and Health IT.. Healthcare-Associated Infections.. Heart Disease and Stroke - beta.. HIV - beta.. Maternal, Infant, and Child Health.. Medical Product Safety.. Mental Health and Mental Disorders.. Nutrition and Weight Status.. Occupational Safety and Health - beta.. Oral Health.. Physical Activity.. Respiratory Diseases - beta.. Sexually Transmitted Diseases - beta.. Sleep Health.. Substance Abuse.. Tobacco Use.. Vision.. Page Last Updated:..

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  • Title: Literature and Guidelines/HSR Core Library Recommendations
    Descriptive info: FAQ for PHPartners.. org.. About the Partners collaboration and PHPartners.. News Posted on PHPartners.. Finding literature and guidelines.. Finding health data and statistics.. Finding grants and funding opportunities.. Finding education and training opportunities.. Finding information about legislation and policy.. Finding conferences and meetings.. Finding people.. Finding discussion and e-mail lists.. Finding jobs and career information.. Who participates in the Partners collaboration and what are its mission and goals?.. The.. page provides links to several resources about the Partners collaboration.. Partners Fact Sheet.. provides an overview of the collaboration, including a list of the organizations that are members.. The Fact Sheet also describes the collaboration's mission, goals and activities.. What is the history of the collaboration?.. A.. History of the Partners 1995-2003.. is available as one of the links on the.. page.. Who maintains the PHPartners.. org site?.. New links to PHPartners.. org are selected from among the suggestions submitted by users of the site.. Other new links are identified by staff and representatives of organizations participating in the Partners collaboration.. The University of Massachusetts Medical School's Lamar Soutter Library has a contract with the National Library of Medicine for maintaining the content of PHPartners.. How can I submit suggestions for new links to PHPartners.. org?.. Users of PHPartners.. org are encouraged to submit suggestions for new links and other enhancements to the site.. Submissions can be sent using Web-based forms for.. new links.. and.. other feedback.. How are news items selected for posting on PHPartners.. Staff at the University of Massachusetts Medical School's Lamar Soutter Library and the National Library of Medicine regularly review the news and announcements posted on the sites maintained by the organizations participating in the Partners collaboration.. Other news items are identified from a variety of e-mail and discussion lists.. A limited number of news items are selected to appear in the news box on the top page of PHPartners.. News items remain available for three weeks on the site's.. news page.. News items older than three weeks are available from the site's.. news archive.. How can PHPartners.. org help me find literature and guidelines relevant to public health?.. Several databases can be searched to find records of journal articles and other publications relevant to public health.. The bibliographic databases included in PHPartners.. org appear at the top of the site's.. page and can all be searched free of charge.. Databases are listed alphabetically by the organization responsible for them.. Individual journal titles are listed on the.. page alphabetically by title.. The publishers of some of these titles provide full-text copies of articles from their Web sites.. Newsletters are listed on the.. All newsletters listed provide at least a portion of their content from the publisher's Web site without registration or charge.. Notable public health reports and other publications are listed on the.. page by the issuing agency or organization.. Publishers of some reports and other publications require registration and/or payment to access full-text copies.. How do  ...   and planning efforts.. Where can I learn more about finding data and statistics related to public health?.. has a module devoted to finding.. data and statistics.. related to public health.. org help me find information about grants and other funding opportunities?.. On its.. page PHPartners.. org provides links to information about grants, fellowships and other awards provided by organizations in the Partners collaboration as well as other organizations and government agencies.. Links are listed alphabetically by organization.. A separate set of links provides access to resources related to writing proposals.. org help me find education and training opportunities?.. The first set of links on the.. page point users to information about continuing education opportunities, including distance learning programs and online tutorials.. The second set of links are to graduate education programs in public health.. The third set of links are to fellowship opportunities in public health.. The fourth set of links provide access to handouts and other materials used in training events for public health personnel.. org help me find information about legislation and policies relevant to public health?.. The Partners collaboration does not engage in advocacy, although some organizations participating in the collaboration routinely engage in advocacy on issues related to public health.. The links on the.. page provide resources to inform advocacy on public health issues at the state and federal levels.. org help me find information about public health conferences and meetings?.. Upcoming meetings of interest to public health personnel are highlighted as the first set of links on the.. These are listed by the date each meeting is scheduled to occur.. The second set of links point users to information about upcoming webcasts.. The third set of links is a collection of the "calendar of events" pages on other sites maintained by public health organizations.. The last set of links on this page are to archives and reports from previous conferences and meetings.. org help me find contact information for people working in public health?.. Online directories of public health personnel are listed by title on the.. page, with the organization responsible for maintaining each directory noted in parentheses.. org help me identify discussion and e-mail lists I might want to join?.. Discussion and E-Mail Lists.. page provides links to information about a variety of discussion and e-mail lists of interest to public health personnel.. The organization or agency responsible for maintaining or moderating each list is noted in parentheses.. Participating in discussion or e-mail lists can be an effective method for staying informed about developments in specific topics of interests.. Where can I learn more techniques for staying informed about news and developments in public health?.. has a module devoted to methods for.. about news and developments in public health.. org help me find a job or advance my career?.. page provides links to listings of job opportunities in public health.. Links to career development resources are also included on this page.. Page Last Updated: 23-APR-2014..

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  • Title: Suggest a Link
    Descriptive info: Suggest a Link.. We particularly invite suggestions for links to government and non-profit organizations that serve as gateways to information on a variety of topics related to public health.. When suggesting a new link from PHPartners.. org to another site, please consider that site's enduring value and the frequency with which it is updated.. org does not normally include links to commercial products  ...   on commercial products or services, however, acceptance of a link does not imply that PHPartners.. org endorses any commercial product or service contained in the link.. To submit a link for consideration please complete the following:.. Site title:.. URL:.. Description of the site:.. Sponsoring Organization:.. Main Category:.. Does the site offer any product or service for sale?.. No.. Yes.. 8-1 =.. Link Selection Criteria..

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  • Title: Bioterrorism
    Descriptive info: Agroterrorism: Threats and Preparedness.. Congressional Research Service Report for Congress that addresses the use of biological weapons against agriculture.. (Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress).. AVMA Collections: Zoonosis Update.. Journal articles from the AVMA scientific journals about current information on diseases transmissible between animals and humans, such as avian influenza and E.. coli, and other zoonotics relating to food safety and human emerging infectious diseases.. (American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)).. Bio-Response Report Card.. The report provides an overview of current and emerging bioterrorism threats and recommends priorities to strengthen the nation's bio-preparedness and response capabilities.. (WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction) Terrorism Research Center).. Biodefense and Related Programs.. Includes biodefense-related information for biomedical researchers, the public, and the media.. Biosecurity and Biodefense Resource.. Resources for biosecurity policy, bioterrorism information, and biodefense research.. (Federation of American Scientists (FAS)).. Bioterrorism Agent Information.. Information on biological agents.. (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)).. Bioterrorism Resources: ID Center Bioterrorism.. Materials to help infectious disease clinicians identify and manage potential threats.. (Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) U.. CDC - Bioterrorism.. Information on bioterrorism agents and links to resources targeted to health professionals or the general public.. Center for Biosecurity.. Publications, resources, and news on bioterrorism preparedness and prevention.. (University of Pittsburgh).. Counterterrorism.. List of resources from the Food and Drug Administration (Food and Drug Administration (FDA)).. Enviro-Health Links - Biological Warfare.. Links to information about biological warfare pathogens.. (National Library of Medicine, Specialized Information Services Division).. Enviro-Health Links - Chemical Warfare Agents.. Links to information about chemical warfare agents.. Fact Sheet on Dirty Bombs.. In order to better inform the public on what a dirty bomb is and what terrorists might intend to try to accomplish in setting off such a weapon, the following information is provided.. (United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) U.. Food Defense and Emergency Response.. Resources to help reduce the risk of tampering or other malicious, criminal, or terrorist actions on the food and cosmetic supply.. General Bioterrorism Information.. (Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy, University of Minnesota (CIDRAP)).. Guidelines on Bioterrorism.. List of NGC content related to bioterrorism along with external bioterrorism resources.. (National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)).. MEDLINEplus - Biodefense and Bioterrorism.. National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats.. Comprehensive strategy that outlines the Federal Government's approach to reducing the risks of biological weapons proliferation and terrorism.. (National Security Council, The White House (NSC)).. Protecting Workers from Anthrax Infection.. Fact Sheet that describes the NIOSH response to the anthrax attacks.. (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC (NIOSH)).. PubMed/MEDLINE Search and Smallpox Information Resources.. Comprehensive PubMed search and links to other smallpox information resources.. Remembering 9/11 and Anthrax: Public Health's Vital Role in National Defense.. Report that features more than 30 firsthand, on-the-ground accounts of public health professionals who were directly involved in the response to the September 11, 2001 and anthrax tragedies.. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Trust for America's Health (TFAH)).. 2013 Network Profile of the Medical Reserve Corps.. The 2013 Network Profile study provides a comprehensive look at Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) unit composition, administration, and community impact.. CDC Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors.. All-hazards reference tool for health professionals who are responsible for initiating the public health response during the first 24 hours of an emergency or disaster.. Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM).. Enables first responders, first receivers, other healthcare providers, and planners to plan for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of mass-casualty incidents involving chemicals.. (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, HHS (ASPR)).. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.. (Citizen Corps).. Disaster Information Management Research Center.. The aim of the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) is to provide access to quality disaster health information to the nation at all stages of preparation, response, mitigation and recovery.. Emergency Access Initiative (EAI).. EAI provides free access to full text articles from major biomedicine titles to healthcare professionals, librarians, and the public in the United States affected by disasters.. Resources compiled by ATSDR for use in responding to an emergency.. (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC (ATSDR)).. Emergency Response Guidebook.. Provides guidance to first responders on how to identify the types of hazardous materials that may be involved in an incident and how to respond to the threats those materials might pose to emergency crews and the public.. (U.. Department of Transportation (DOT)).. Emergency Response Safety and Health Database.. The Emergency Response Safety and Health Database (ERSH-DB) is an occupational safety and health database developed by NIOSH for the emergency response community.. The ERSH-DB contains accurate and concise information on high-priority chemical, biological and radiological agents that could be encountered by personnel responding to a terrorist event.. Emergency Severity Index (ESI).. The ESI is a five-level emergency department triage algorithm that yields rapid, reproducible, and clinically relevant stratification of patients into five groups to allow patients to be categorized by both acuity and hospital resources.. Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP).. Federal program to support states and territories in establishing standardized volunteer registration programs for disasters and public health emergencies.. Evidence Aid.. Provides evidence on interventions that might be considered in the context of natural disasters and other major healthcare emergencies.. (Evidence Aid).. HHS - Public Health Emergency.. Web portal to obtain information from all U.. federal agencies involved in a public health emergency, a medical disaster, or the public health aspects of a natural or man-made disaster.. How to Lead During Bioattacks with the Public's Trust and Help.. A Manual for Mayors, Govenors, and Top Health Officials.. How to Lead during Bioattacks provides government leaders with guidance on anticipating and averting governing pitfalls that arise during epidemics.. (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) U.. Legal Aspects of Public Health Emergency Preparedness.. Online course is intended as an overview and introduction to public health law in emergency preparedness.. It raises questions to consider in the planning and delivery of public health or healthcare services in large scale emergencies, across different jurisdictions.. (University of Washington).. Medical Reserve Corps.. The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program establishes teams of local public health, medical and other volunteers to prepare for and respond to emergencies and promote healthy living throughout the year.. MRC volunteers supplement existing emergency and public health resources.. (Office of the Surgeon General, HHS).. National Veterinary Response Team (NVRT).. The National Veterinary Response Team (NVRT) provides assistance in identifying the need for veterinary services following major disasters, emergencies, public health or other events requiring Federal support and in assessing the extent of disruption to animal and public health infrastructures.. Preparing for and Responding to Specific Hazards.. Detailed information on specific biological and chemical agents, mass trauma, radiation, and other threats.. Public Health Management of Disasters: The Practice Guide.. Operational field and desk guide for public health personnel who are preparing for or responding to disasters, and for the emergency management community who must work with public health in any response.. There is cost to purchase this book.. Public Health Preparedness and Response for Public Health Laboratories.. The Emergency Preparedness and Response Program at APHL is committed to enhancing public health laboratory preparedness and response to emergencies such as terrorist acts, natural disasters and pandemic diseases.. (Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) U.. Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM).. Provides guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment during mass casualty radiological/nuclear events.. The just-in-time, evidence-based information is downloadable in advance, so that it can be available during an event if the Internet is not accessible.. State Animal Response Teams.. Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams.. Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT) serve as first responders to ensure high-quality care of animals during disasters and emergencies.. Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER).. Disaster and emergency response tools for planners, first responders, and health care providers to assist with the management of chemical, radiological, and biological emergencies.. 2013-2014 National Snapshot of Public Health Preparedness.. This annual report demonstrates how federal investments enhance the nation's ability to respond to public health threats and emergencies.. Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness.. Provides a step-by-step approach to disaster preparedness by walking the reader through how to get informed about local emergency plans, how to identify hazards that affect their local area, and how to develop and maintain an emergency communications plan and disaster supplies kit.. (Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) U.. Biodefense publications.. Contains links to NIAID publications.. CDC Public Health Preparedness Reports.. Publications on public health preparedness and emergency response including reports that examine progress and trends in emergency preparedness at national and state levels.. Children and Disasters, is your state prepared?.. Children represent nearly 25 percent of the population, yet, according to the National Commission  ...   aimed at the public health community.. (Disaster Information Management Research Center, NLM).. Response and Recovery: Tools, Teams, Individual and Public Assistance.. Resources for emergency managers and personnel including situation reports, training, response and recovery resources, planning tools, best practices and other resources.. Riding the Mobile Wave (2014).. Report on what local health departments need in order to adopt social media and mobile health technologies for emergency preparedness.. Special Populations: Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.. Provides links to selected Web sites featuring emergency preparedness for special populations including people with disabilities, people with visual or hearing impairments, senior citizens, children, and women.. Links to information in languages other than English are also provided.. Global Disease Outbreak Map.. Displays outbreaks, cases and deaths from viral and bacterial diseases which have the potential to indicate biological terrorism.. (GlobalIncidentMap.. com).. Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance (HSEES).. The HSEES system aims to reduce injury and death among first responders, employees, and the general public that result from releases of hazardous substances.. It is the only federal database designed specifically to address the public health effects from releases of hazardous substances.. NACCHO Biosurveillance.. NACCHO supports local biosurveillance efforts by sharing critical information regarding systems, practices, and resources that will enhance the local health department's ability to detect and prevent the spread of disease in an effective and timely manner.. National Bioterrorism Syndromic Surveillance Demonstration Program.. National coverage of information from ambulatory visits and calls to nurse help lines for over 20 million people is collected each day, analyzed and used to identify unusual clusters of illness that might represent bioterrorism events or other outbreaks of public health importance.. National Strategy for Biosurveillance.. National strategy to strengthen, integrate, and enhance national biosurveillance efforts.. The strategy builds on existing biosurveillance concepts and capabilities for more rapid detection, knowledge, and characterization of human, animal, or plant disease activity to enhance incident situational awareness.. Surveillance for Bioterrorism.. Information on illness recognition and detection, surveillance planning, surveillance systems, and more.. National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference.. December 10-12, 2014, Denver, CO.. Conference for healthcare, public health, emergency medical services, emergency management, healthcare coalition and other professionals nationwide to learn about practice training models, plans, tools, and other resources that promote and advance the development of healthcare coalitions and effective coalition work in preparedness and response.. (National Healthcare Coalition Resource Center).. 2015 Preparedness Summit - Global Health Security: Preparing a Nation for Emerging Threats.. April 14-17, 2015, Atlanta, GA.. National conference in the field of public health and healthcare preparedness that provides cross-disciplinary learning opportunities to address issues such as global health security.. CDC Email Updates.. Free email subscription service for CDC.. gov users to receive notifications when new information is available.. Users create a subscription profile to get updated information on items of interest.. Disaster Information Outreach by Librarians Listserv.. This email discussion forum is for librarians, information specialists, and other professionals interested in disaster health information outreach to their communities.. As a participant in this listserv, you can stay informed about current disaster-related resources, connect to colleagues in the field, engage in information exchange and learn about new ideas, trends, training opportunities, and conferences in the area of disaster health information.. E-mail Updates.. Email alerts from CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy, University of Minnesota (CIDRAP)).. Natural Disaster Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and Podcasts.. CDC PSAs and Podcasts provide timely messages about what you can do to protect yourself and your family during a natural disaster.. Bioterrorism Training and Education.. Training materials for specific biological agents and for bioterrorism.. CDC Learning Connection Spotlight: Emergency Preparedness.. Learning products and resources designed to help educate the public health community on all-hazards approaches to emergency preparedness and response.. Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive-related Trainings.. Online training modules to improve competency and capacity.. (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health).. Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) Course Resources.. Resources for Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) to learn about risk communication, crisis communication, and issues management.. It is intended for anyone who works in emergency response at the local, state, or federal level.. Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics.. On-demand online course that provides a comprehensive overview of the essential resources needed to provide health-related information services for supporting disaster mitigation, planning, response, and recovery.. Disaster Information Specialist Program.. The Disaster Information Specialist Program is a collaborative effort to explore and promote the role of information specialists in the provision of disaster-related information resources to the workforce and communities.. Emergency Use Authorization Online Course.. Online course about Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) which allows the use of drugs, biologics and medical devices in an emergency to diagnose, treat, or prevent a serious or life-threatening disease or condition.. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)).. Institute for Biosecurity.. Graduate-level programs in the field of Biosecurity & Disaster Preparedness, including a Master of Public Health degree and a certificate program in Biosecurity & Disaster Preparedness.. (Saint Louis University College for Public Health & Social Justice).. Just In Time Disaster Training Library.. Online library of videos that cover disaster-related mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery training for a wide variety areas.. (Disaster Resistant Communities Group).. Michigan Center for Public Health Preparedness Courses.. Competency-based training products targeted to support preparedness efforts of state and local health departments nationwide.. (Michigan Center for Public Health Preparedness (MI-CPHP)).. Michigan Center for Public Health Preparedness: Courses and Training.. Contains onsite and online training and webcasts as well as course resources and other educational opportunities.. National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP).. NBBTP offers fellowships, certificate programs, and professional development courses to receive professional training in biosafety and biocontainment.. (Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) NIH).. National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health.. The Center serves the U.. Government as an academic home for the development and dissemination of core skills, knowledge and abilities, and for research on education and training strategies in the fields of disaster medicine and public health.. (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences).. National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Online and Face to Face Training.. Source for free, competency based online public health courses, training materials and resources offered by Columbia University.. (Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health U.. Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLC).. Core competency-based training to state, local, and tribal public health authorities in the area of public health preparedness and response.. Responding to Chemical and Radiological Disasters - A Self-Paced Training Course.. Interactive CD training tool targeted at public health and health care professionals.. Terrorism, Preparedness, and Public Health: An Introduction.. A Web-based tutorial addressing the public health role in emergency response for a range of potential emergencies.. (Center for Public Health Preparedness, University at Albany School of Public Health).. University of Minnesota Center for Public Health Preparedness Online Training.. Online training to build competency for preparation, response and recovery from public health threats and emergencies.. (University of Minnesota).. University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Preparedness (UPCPHP).. The University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Preparedness (UPCPHP) trains public health professionals, including professionals in related organizations, to respond to bioterrorism, infectious disease outbreaks, and other public health threats and emergencies.. Webcast: Ethics in the Age of Bioterrorism.. This collaborative program sponsored by the University of South Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness and presented by the University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness, discusses the ethical complexities which public health, medical and other professionals face if and when a terrorist attack or public health crises occur, and how best to prepare and respond under anxiety filled and emergency conditions.. Fellowships.. National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Fellowship.. Opportunity for individuals seeking work in high containment facilities to receive professional training in biosafety and biocontainment at the National Institutes of Health.. Master's-Level Preparedness & Response Competency Model.. Competency model designed for use by graduate level programs to enhance students' knowledge, skills and attitudes in the field of public health preparedness and response.. PHF Learning Resource Center: Bioterrorism Products.. Educational materials include resources on bioterrorism preparedness, zoonoses, response planning, and ethical and psychological aspects of bioterrorism.. Cooperative Agreement Guidance for Public Health Emergency Preparedness.. Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP).. Competitive grants and cooperative agreements to improve surge capacity and enhance community and hospital preparedness for public health emergencies.. (Assistant Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and Response, HHS).. NACCHO's Medical Reserve Corps Awards.. Funding opportunities to address a community's local needs and interests in public health activities and/or emergency response.. NLM Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects.. Funding support for outreach and collaboration projects related to disaster health information.. These projects are intended to improve disaster medicine and public health information access for health professionals, first responders, community members, and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery.. Public Health Emergency Law Tools.. Toolkits that address the key information needs of public health officials in understanding and using legal authorities to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies..

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  • Title: Dental Public Health
    Descriptive info: AHRQ Oral Health Resources.. AHRQ oral health resources include data and information on dental use, expenditures, insurance coverage, oral health literacy, and dental research projects supported by AHRQ.. American Association for Community Dental Programs.. AACDP supports the efforts of those with an interest in serving the oral health needs of vulnerable populations at the community level.. Members include staff of city, county, and community-based health programs with an interest in oral health issues and access to care.. American Association of Public Health Dentistry.. Founded in 1937, the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) provides a focus for meeting the challenge to improve oral health.. AAPHD membership is open to all individuals concerned with improving the oral health of the public.. American Public Health Association: Oral Health Section.. Members seek to promote oral health to a large multidisciplinary audience, partner with other human service providers, integrate oral health with overall health, have input into environmental and health care delivery issues, and disseminate research findings to the largest possible audience.. Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD).. National non-profit organization representing the directors and staff of state public health agency programs for oral health.. Centers for Disease Control: Division of Oral Health.. The CDC's Division of Oral Health (DOH) works to improve the oral health of the nation and to reduce inequalities in oral health.. Hispanic Dental Association.. The Hispanic Dental Association is the only national organization of dental professionals dedicated to promoting and improving the oral health of the Hispanic community and providing advocacy for Hispanic oral health professionals across the United States.. HRSA: Oral Health.. HRSA works to improve the oral health of underserved people by exploring ways to improve access to oral health care, increase awareness of the connection between oral health and overall health, promote prevention, and improve oral health literacy to health providers and patients alike.. National Dental Association.. The mission of the National Dental Association is to represent the concerns of ethnic minorities in dentistry, to elevate the global oral health concerns of underserved communities, to enhance educational and financial opportunities, and public policy awareness, for its members, and to recruit underrepresented minorities into the profession through advocacy and mentorship.. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).. The mission of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information.. (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH (NIDCR)).. National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center.. The purpose of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) is to respond to the needs of states and communities in addressing current and emerging public oral health issues.. OHRC supports health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, and others with the goal of improving oral health services for infants, children, adolescents, and their families.. The resource center collaborates with federal, state, and local agencies; national and state organizations and associations; and foundations to gather, develop, and share quality and valued information and materials.. National Oral Health Alliance.. National Oral Health Alliance provides the platform for diverse stakeholders to forge common ground to harness opportunities and create solutions for improved oral health through prevention and treatment for vulnerable populations across the U.. State and Local.. State Oral Health Programs.. Links to governmental oral health programs in each state.. (Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD)).. Dental Public Health Listserv.. Email list to facilitate discussion of issues relating to Public Health as it relates to dental issues.. The list is limited to public health professionals and policy makers interested in dental issues.. This list is not affiliated with any professional organization or group.. OHRC Electronic Lists and Newsletters.. Email lists and electronic newsletters related to oral health.. (National Maternal and Child Health Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC)).. American Dental Association: Accreditation Standards for Dental Public Health.. Detailed accreditation standards for institutions with a dental public health program.. The standards were updated in 2014.. The Oral Health Information Tutorial.. This tutorial focuses on improving access to and awareness of reliable information resources, as well as integrating the best evidence from these resources into public health dental practice and educational activities.. (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio).. Continuing Education Programs.. TRAIN.. TRAIN is a learning resource for professionals who protect the public's health.. A free service of the Public Health Foundation, www.. train.. org is part of the newly expanded TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN).. Residency and Fellowship Programs in Dental  ...   states, its commonwealths and territories.. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues.. ADA Systematic Reviews.. Database of systematic reviews on oral health topics.. ASTDD Guidelines for State & Territorial Oral Health Programs.. These guidelines were developed by the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) to provide a working document for guidance to health agency officials and public health administrators in the development and operation of oral health programs at the state level.. Community Guide: Oral Health.. Evidence-based recommendations and findings on oral health.. (Community Preventive Services Task Force).. Guidelines and Recommendations from the CDC.. The CDC lists guidelines and recommendations for community prevention programs, fluoride, infection control, oral cancer, and water fluoridation.. National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC).. Resources for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.. The Bellwether: Leading Local Efforts to Improve the Nation's Oral Health.. Newsletter published by the American Association for Community Dental Programs (AACDP).. Children's Oral Health Electronic Newsletter.. Monthly E-newsletter by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that gives updates and information related to oral health.. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) - E-Newsletter.. The newsletter provides information and news from the NIDCR and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).. Oral Health America Electronic Newsletter.. Newsletter provides the latest news about the non-profit, Oral Health America's programs and initiatives, research updates and the dental industry.. Oral Health Matters.. Newsletter published on a seasonal basis by the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD).. Advancing Oral Health in America.. Report that highlights the vital role that the U.. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can play in improving oral health and oral health care in the United States.. ASTDD Publications.. ASTDD publications and documents about state oral health programs.. CDC Oral Health Publications.. The CDC provides a list of publications, including articles, FAQs, fact sheets and additional resources on oral health.. Healthy People 2010 Oral Health Toolkit.. Toolkit designed to help states, territories, tribes, and communities develop programs that will in turn help eliminate oral health disparities and achieve the nation's Healthy People 2010 oral health objectives.. National Call to Promote Oral Health.. Released by Department of Health and Human Services in 2003 to improve oral health and prevent disease for all Americans.. Oral Health Disparities as Determined by Selected Healthy People 2020 Oral Health Objectives for the United States, 2009-2010.. This report discusses oral health iniquities, as determined by selected Healthy People 2020 oral health objectives for the U.. from 2009 to 2010.. Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General.. In May 2000, Surgeon General David Satcher released this report on oral health in America.. Population Health Driver Diagram Framework to Increase Use of Oral Health Care (2014).. Driver diagram to help public health and health care organizations work together to increase the proportion of children, adolescents, and adults who use oral health care, education, prevention and treatment.. American Association for Community Dental Programs - annual symposium.. The annual symposium is held as a pre-conference session to the National Oral Health Conference.. The National Oral Health Conference is sponsored by the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, the American Association of Public Health Dentistry, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. National Oral Health Conference.. International Conference and Exhibition on Dentistry.. March 18-20, 2015, Dubai, UAE.. The conference will inlcude sessions on pediatric dentistry, dental ethics, and preventive dental disciplines.. (OMICS Group).. FASTSTATS: Oral and Dental Health.. FASTSTATS provides statistics from the nation's principal health statistics agency, National Center for Health Statistics.. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) - Data and Statistics.. NIDCR supports the collection of statistics to document oral, dental, and craniofacial conditions and assess oral health trends in the United States.. National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS).. NOHSS is a collaborative effort between CDC's Division of Oral Health and the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD).. It is designed to monitor the use of dental health care, oral disease, and the status of community water fluoridation.. NIDCR/CDC Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Data Resource Center (DRC).. The Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Data Resource Center (DRC), cosponsored by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of Oral Health, serves as a resource on dental, oral, and craniofacial data for the oral health research community, clinical practitioners, public health planners and policy makers, advocates, and the general public.. Page Last Updated: 23-OCT-2014..

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  • Title: Environmental Health
    Descriptive info: HHS Releases the 2014 HHS Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan and 2014 HHS Climate Change Adaptation Plan.. - 13-NOV-2014.. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) considers climate change to be one of the top public health challenges of our time.. In response to this challenge, HHS announces the release of both the 2014 HHS Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan and Climate Change Adaptation Plan.. WHO Sets Benchmarks to Reduce Health Damage from Indoor Air Pollution.. New recommendations from the WHO highlight the dangers of burning fuels like unprocessed coal and kerosene in the home, and set targets for reducing emissions of health-damaging pollutants from domestic cook stoves, space heaters and fuel-based lamps.. and China Announce Important New Actions to Reduce Carbon Pollution.. President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping jointly announced the United States' and China's respective targets for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change in the post-2020 period.. EPA Announces Rebate Program to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses.. - 31-OCT-2014.. Under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Clean Diesel Rebate program, public and private school bus fleet owners are eligible to apply for funding to replace school buses that have older, dirtier diesel engines, which will reduce diesel emissions and will help improve air quality for Americans.. Military Must Be Ready for Climate Change, Hagel Says.. - 14-OCT-2014.. Climate change is a threat multiplier, and the Defense Department is taking steps to incorporate this issue into all planning.. Federal.. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).. ATSDR is directed by congressional mandate to perform specific functions concerning the effect of hazardous substances in the environment on public health.. These functions include public health assessments of waste sites, health consultations concerning specific hazardous substances, health surveillance and registries, response to emergency releases of hazardous substances, and education and training concerning hazardous substances.. This site has links to numerous resources on hazardous chemicals and hazardous waste sites.. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Environmental Health.. Environmental Health at CDC strives to promote health and quality of life by preventing or controlling those diseases or deaths that result from interactions between people and their environment.. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).. The mission of the EPA is to protect human health by safeguarding the natural environment.. The site has numerous consumer and technical resources on all aspects of the environment.. National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).. NCEH provides national leadership, through science and service, that promotes health and quality of life by preventing or controlling those diseases, birth defects, disabilities, or deaths that result from interactions between people and their environment.. This site includes information on air pollution, asthma, lead poisoning prevention and environmental public health tracking, in addition to more general environmental health issues.. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).. Federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness.. NIOSH's objectives include to conduct research to reduce work-related illnesses and injuries; to promote safe and healthy workplaces through interventions, recommendations and capacity building; and to enhance global workplace safety and health through international collaborations.. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).. NIEHS focuses on understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease through basic science, disease-oriented research, global environmental health, and multidisciplinary training for researchers, and hosts the National Toxicology Program (NTP).. This site has a variety of consumer and technical resources on environmental health issues, including those focused on children, community outreach, and environmental justice.. National Library of Medicine (NLM) Environmental Health & Toxicology.. Provides access to databases, bibliographies, tutorials, and other scientific and consumer-oriented resources related to environmental health and toxicology, including the Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET).. USGS Human Health.. USGS provides scientific knowledge and information about ecosystems, natural hazards, and environmental contributions to disease and human health.. Geological Survey (USGS) U.. International.. World Health Organization (WHO) Environmental Health.. This site provides links to descriptions of activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programs and offices working on environmental health.. World Library of Toxicology, Chemical Safety, and Environmental Health (WLT).. The World Library of Toxicology, Chemical Safety, and Environmental Health is a free global Web portal that provides the scientific community and the public with links to major government agencies, non-governmental organizations, universities, professional societies, and other groups addressing issues related to toxicology, public health, and environmental health.. (International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX)).. Professional and Research.. American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).. AIHA is one of the largest international associations serving the needs of occupational and environmental health professionals practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations.. American Public Health Association (APHA) Environmental Public Health.. APHA works with partners and members, including APHA's Environment Section, to bring national attention to environmental public health issues and to highlight the connection between healthy communities and healthy people.. Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC).. AOEC's goal is to facilitate the prevention and treatment of occupation and environmental illnesses and injuries through collaborative reporting, information sharing, and investigation of health problems.. This site offers a resource library, epidemiology tools, and training information.. AOEC also coordinates the national network of Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs).. Association of Public Health Laboratories Environmental Health.. The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) focuses on the role of the laboratory in detecting the presence of contaminants - both in people and in the environment.. Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Environmental Health Program.. The mission of the ASTHO Environmental Health Program is to provide state-based expertise and leadership for environmental health policy and practice to strengthen the effectiveness and sustainability of environmental health systems and practices amid the emergence of new issues, budget shortfalls, and a workforce crisis.. Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST).. The Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST) is the National Academies' principal study unit for environmental pollution problems affecting human health, human impacts on the environment, and the assessment and management of related risks to human health and the environment.. (National Academies).. Collaborative on Health and the Environment.. The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) is a diverse partnership of individuals and organizations working collectively to advance knowledge and effective action to address growing concerns about the links between human health and environmental factors.. Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions.. The Standing Committee on Use of Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions facilitates communication among government, industry, environmental groups, and the academic community about scientific advances that may be used in the identification, quantification, and control of environmental impacts on human health.. (National Academy of Sciences).. Health Effects Institute.. Independent research organization that provides scientific information on the health effects of air pollution.. (Health Effects Institute (HEI)).. National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Environmental Health.. NACCHO's environmental health programs and services include community environmental health assessments, community design/land use, environmental justice, mercury, mosquito control, drinking water, environmental public health tracking, food safety, Superfund, and wastewater.. National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety.. The National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments.. National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).. The mission of the National Environmental Health Association is to advance the environmental health and protection professional through credentialing, the Annual Educational Conference, and technical workshops.. The association publishes the Journal of Environmental Health and books on environmental health issues.. SOPHE Environmental Health and Emergency Preparedness.. This website provides information to health professionals about environmental health and all-hazards emergency preparedness.. It seeks to bridge the gap between research and practice by promoting new tools, resources, and training and education on these topics, as well as enhancing the exchange among SOPHE's National Environmental and Health Promotion Network.. Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI).. TURI provides training, services and grant programs to reduce toxic chemical use and advance energy and water efficiency while enhancing the economic competitiveness of local businesses.. (University of Massachusetts Lowell).. America's Children and the Environment (ACE).. Provides access to quantitative information from a variety of sources to show trends in levels of environmental contaminants in air, water, food, and soil; concentrations of contaminants measured in the bodies of mothers and children; and childhood diseases that may be influenced by environmental factors.. (Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) U.. CDC Children's Environmental Health.. Data and information about children's environmental health issues including asthma, lead poisoning, cancer, developmental disabilities, and socioeconomic conditions.. Children's Environmental Health Network (CEHN).. CEHN is a national multidisciplinary project dedicated to protect the fetus and the child from environmental hazards and promote a healthy environment.. This site provides an overview of children's environmental health issues, a Training Manual on Pediatric Environmental Health, and a resource guide of related programs, projects and organizations.. Children's Environmental Health Project.. Describes the activities of the Children's Environmental Health Project and contains several reports and articles on children's environmental health issues.. Content includes respiratory health, neurobehavioral development, cancer and immune functioning, dermatological health, reproductive health, and prevention.. (Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE)).. Children's Health.. This site provides summaries of ATSDR child health programs, such as the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units, as well as links to Toxicology Profiles and Public Health Assessments.. Children's Health Protection.. This site contains information on environmental factors in childhood cancers, developmental and neurological programs, and health effects of pesticides, metals and other hazardous substances.. The site also focuses on current EPA activities in these areas on the local, state, federal, and international levels.. Council on Environmental Health.. The AAP's Council on Environmental Health focuses on issues relating to environmental health and toxic exposures.. This site contains policy statements made by this Council including environmental tobacco smoke, blood lead level, and respiratory hazards for infants and children.. (American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)).. Institute for Children's Environmental Health (ICEH).. ICEH is a nonprofit educational organization working to ensure a healthy, just and sustainable future for all children.. ICEH's primary mission is to foster collaborative initiatives to reduce and ultimately eliminate environmental exposures that can undermine the health of current and future generations.. The website provides information about the Learning and Developmental Disability Initiative, the Partnership for Children's Health and the Environment, and the Collaborative on Health and the Environment.. National Environmental Education Foundation - (Pediatric Asthma Initiative ).. The Pediatric Asthma Initiative serves to integrate environmental management of asthma into pediatric medical and nursing education and practice through our "Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma: Guidelines for Health Care Providers" and other pediatric asthma resources (National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)).. Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit.. Reference guides for health providers and health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health.. (Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR)).. WHO Children's Environmental Health.. This Web site contains WHO's work on children's environmental health, including National profiles, children's environmental health indicators, capacity building, and collaborative research efforts.. The site also provides access to publications, statistics, and fact sheets on children's environmental health.. Dioxins.. Health and research information on dioxins.. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)).. Dioxins and Furans.. Information about dioxins and dioxin-like compounds.. Dioxins and PCB's.. General information about dioxins and PCB's.. Lead.. CDC - Lead.. Information on lead poisoning prevention, data and statistics, state and local programs, and policy resources.. CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.. This site provides links to CDC resources and activities on lead poisoning prevention including surveillance data, policy and legislation resources, guidelines and recommendations, and training programs.. Enviro-Health Links - Lead and Human Health.. Provides links to information resources on lead and human health including glossaries, dictionaries, data, research, books, law and policy, and searches from the National Library of Medicine.. FDA - Lead.. Survey data and guidance reports on lead in consumer products including vitamins, wine, and candy.. Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil.. This site contains links to many EPA resources on lead including lead in drinking water, sources of lead, and eliminating lead poisoning.. Lead Poisoning.. Provides information about environmental sources of lead and resources to prevent lead poisoning.. (National Safety Council (NSC)).. MedlinePlus - Lead Poisoning.. This site contains links to consumer health resources on lead poisoning.. National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network - Childhood Lead Poisoning.. Childhood lead poisoning data.. NIEHS - Lead.. Information on lead including health studies and clinical trials, NIEHS activities on lead, and information for educators.. Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control.. The mission of the Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control is to eliminate lead-based paint hazards and other housing-related threats to children's health and safety in low-income privately owned homes.. (Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) U.. Tool Book to Protect Children from Lead Poisoning.. Tool for local agencies to eliminate lead poisoning in their communities.. (Berrien County Health Department).. Toxicological Profile for Lead.. Characterizes the toxicologic and adverse health effects of lead.. Mercury.. Enviro-Health Links - Mercury and Human Health.. This page includes links to sites about mercury reduction, occupational exposure, compact fluorescent light bulbs, mercury in health care, regulations and state legislation, and preformed TOXLINE and MEDLINE/PubMed searches.. MedlinePlus - Mercury.. This site contains links to consumer health resources on mercury.. This site contains consumer and technical information on mercury.. NIEHS - Mercury.. Information on mercury including health studies and clinical trials, NIEHS activities on mercury, and information for educators.. ToxFAQs for Mercury.. Fact sheet that answers the most frequently asked health questions about mercury.. Mold.. EPA Mold and Moisture.. Contains an introduction to molds; basic mold cleanup; ten things you should know about mold; asthma and mold; floods/flooding; health and mold; homes and mold; indoor air regulations and mold; large buildings and mold; schools and mold and indoor air quality; and other mold-related resources and links.. The Facts About Mold.. Basic facts about mold for consumers and professionals including the health effects of exposure to mold, testing for mold in homes and buildings, and mold remediation.. (American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)).. Provides basic facts about mold and links to resources that provide information on cleanup and remediation of mold.. NIEHS - Mold.. Information on mold including health effects associated with mold exposure, mold in the home, and  ...   areas: air quality, water safety, vector-borne and zoonotic disease, food safety, chemical safety, healthy sustainable communities and injury prevention, and natural disaster emergency preparedness.. Health Effects Institute (HEI) Publications.. Peer-reviewed reports that provide credible science to support environmental regulations and other policy decisions.. Healthy People 2010 Environmental Health.. This site links to the Healthy People 2010 chapter on Environmental Health.. To address the broad range of human health issues affected by the environment, this chapter discusses six topics: outdoor air quality, water quality, toxics and waste, healthy homes and healthy communities, infrastructure and surveillance, and global environmental health issues.. (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC (ATSDR), National Institutes of Health (NIH)).. IOM Environmental Health Reports.. IOM reports related to environmental health on a broad scope of subjects, from the effects of indoor dampness to the implications of global travel and trade.. In its activities around environmental health, the IOM considers both the natural and built environments at local, national, and global levels.. National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals.. Series of reports that provide an ongoing assessment of the U.. population's exposure to environmental chemicals.. NEEF Publications.. Publications from the National Environmental Education & Training Foundation to support and strengthen environmental education to engage Americans in caring for their environment.. (National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)).. Reports from the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.. Reports on air and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste, toxicology, epidemiology, risk assessment, applied ecology, natural resources, and environmental engineering.. CDC National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program.. Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) is the ongoing collection, integration, analysis, and interpretation of data about environmental hazards, exposure to environmental hazards, and human health effects potentially related to exposure to environmental hazards.. Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR).. CEDR is a public-use repository of data from occupational and environmental health studies of workers at DOE facilities and nearby community residents.. (Department of Energy (DOE) U.. Data Resources.. CDC's one-stop shop for environmental public health data.. This site provides a reference list of nationally funded data systems that have a relationship to environmental public health.. (National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NCEH)).. EnviroMapper for Envirofacts.. The EnviroMapper for Envirofacts tool combines interactive maps and aerial photography to display various types of environmental information, including air releases, drinking water, toxic releases, hazardous wastes, water discharge permits, and Superfund sites.. GIS at the CDC.. Online spatial data access system that provides members of the public health community and general public access to spatial data that is pertinent to the analysis and exploration of public health issues.. Metadata Access Tool for Climate and Health (MATCH).. Online tool for researchers that offers centralized access to metadata ‐ standardized contextual information ‐ about thousands of government-held datasets related to health, the environment, and climate-science.. MyEnvironment.. Search application tool that provides a cross-section of federal, state, and local environmental information based on a user's location.. National Voluntary Environmental Assessment Information System (NVEAIS).. NVEAIS is a national effort to systematically collect, analyze, interpret, and disseminate environmental data from foodborne illness outbreak investigations.. Quantifying Environmental Health Impacts.. Provides links to global estimates of burden of disease caused by the environment and occupational risks, assessment of disease burden at national and local levels, methods for quantifying environmental health impacts, and cost-effectiveness of interventions.. Grants and Debarment.. Information on the Environmental Protection Agency's funding opportunities and grant application procedures.. Health Effects Institute Funding Opportunities.. Requests for Applications (RFAs) from the Health Effects Institute, an independent organization that conducts research on the health effects of air pollution.. Upcoming Events.. Managing Water Crises: Toledo & Palmdale's Response to Local Water Emergencies.. December 10, 2014, 1:30-3:30 PM ET.. This webinar is part of the Preparedness Partners Webinar Series.. (Office of Emergency Preparedness, Columbus Public Health).. ATSDR Education and Training.. Links to environmental public health training and education resources for environmental public health professionals, doctors, nurses, EMTs, health educators, community members, and health assessors.. Case Studies in Environmental Medicine.. Series of self-instructional publications designed to increase the primary care provider's knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to aid in the evaluation of potentially exposed patients.. CDC Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute.. The Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute (EPHLI) is a 1-year program of seminars and workshops, special projects, and individual study for practicing environmental public health professionals.. CDC will pay all allowable and approved costs associated with participation in the institute.. Center for Applied Environmental Public Health (CAEPH) Distant Learning.. Educational opportunities for occupational health and safety professionals who seek additional skills and knowledge to advance their careers.. (Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine).. Children's Environmental Health Case Study: Pediatric Toxicology.. This series of interactive case studies will orient the user to important topics in pediatric environmental health.. The cases are intended for providers involved in the care of children as well as public health practitioners and other health care providers with an interest in environmental health and medicine.. (University of Illinois at Chicago, Great Lakes Center).. EHS e-Learning.. Environmental Health Services (EHS) resources for sanitarians, environmental health specialists, environmental health officers, students, and other public health professionals.. EnviroDx.. EnviroDx is a multimedia, case-focused, computer-based learning program on environmental-related diseases.. Case #1 concerns a child exposed to a variety of environmental toxins.. Environmental Health Workforce Development Training.. Training resources on environmental health topics.. Environmental Public Health Online Courses (EPHOC).. Online courses for environmental public health practitioners.. Fellowships in Environmental Medicine for Medical Students.. The Division of Intramural Research of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences welcomes applications for 12 month Fellowships in Environmental Medicine for Medical Students.. NACCHO University: Environmental Health.. Courses on environmental public health topics for health department staff.. National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network Tutorials.. Training modules for how to use the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network.. NEHA Continuing Education Information.. Information about how to earn continuing education credit from NEHA including NEHA-CERT Distance Learning Courses, online training, videos and computer-based training, Journal of Environmental Health quizzes, and NEHA's annual educational conferences.. NEHA-CERT Environmental Health Education Series.. NEHA-CERT's education series offers premium programs featuring experts from top venues and organizations, including the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) conferences, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other organizations committed to the advancement of environmental health professionals.. Tap Into Prevention: Drinking Water Information for Health Care Providers.. This continuing education video explains potential health risks from exposure to microbial and chemical contaminants in drinking water and demonstrates actions health care providers can take in their practices.. The video features doctors, nurses, and local health officials who discuss the connection between drinking water and health in their communities.. EPA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry jointly cosponsor this continuing education activity.. Toxicology Tutorials.. Three tutorials covering basic principles of toxicology, toxicokinetics, and cellular toxicology.. Each of these tutorials includes a glossary of toxicology terms.. ToxLearn.. Multi-module online learning tool that provides an introduction to toxicology.. TOXNET: Toxicology & Environmental Information Class.. Hands-on class to introduce databases available on TOXNET, including Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), LactMed, TOXLINE, TOXMAP, Household Products Database and ChemIDplus.. Classes are free and taught by NN/LM regional instructors.. TRAIN - TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network.. The premier learning resource for professionals who protect the public's health.. Training in Environmental Health.. Training opportunities in the fields of environmental health and emergency preparedness.. Worker Education and Training Program.. The Worker Education and Training Program (WETP) supports the training and education of workers engaged in activities related to hazardous materials and waste generation, removal, containment, transportation and emergency response.. National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC).. EHAC creates and implements university accreditation guidelines to ensure premium quality education and training of environmental health science and protection practitioners.. The site includes list of accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in the environmental health sciences.. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Glossary of Terms.. This glossary defines words used by ATSDR in communications with the public.. It is not a complete dictionary of environmental health terms.. APHA Environmental Public Health Educational Resources.. Archived webinars, presentations, reports, and factsheets on environmental public health.. Children's Environmental Health Network Glossary.. This site contains a glossary of children's environmental health terms.. Environmental Education and Training Partnership (EETAP).. The Environmental Education and Training Partnership (EETAP) serves as a national leader in the delivery of environmental education training to education professionals to foster environmental literacy through America's schools, nature centers, government agencies and other institutions.. This site provides resources and information on capacity building, professional development and quality assurance in environmental education.. Environmental Health Student Portal.. Introduces middle school students to environmental health science within the context of current middle school science curriculum standards.. This newest edition to the family of NLM resources for students is free and does not require a subscription.. The web site has links to government and other reviewed and selected sites and provides a safe and reliable environment for teachers and students to study the environment and its impact on health.. The Environmental Health Student Portal allows students to conduct research, play games related to environmental health, locate science fair projects, and view videos.. Teachers can use the site to locate links to relevant content and lesson plans from resources like the U.. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.. Getting the Most from SIS's Environmental Health and Toxicology Resources.. Skill kits, database searching guides, quick tours, tutorials, and training materials that introduce the science of toxicology.. Glossary for Chemists of Terms used in Toxicology.. This site contains a glossary of toxicological terms.. Glossary of Environmental Health Terms.. This site contains a glossary of environmental health terms, including federal agency acronyms and units of measure.. (New York State Department of Health).. Key Environmental Health Competencies for Rural Primary Care Providers.. Summary and guide to key environmental health competencies for rural primary care providers.. (National Rural Health Association (NRHA)).. National Ag Safety Database (NASD).. Provides prevention information and educational materials on agricultural safety and health.. Informational materials include fact sheets, training materials, PowerPoint presentations, video references, and on-line videos.. National Environmental Education Foundation.. Chartered by Congress in 1990 to advance environmental knowledge and action, our goal is to activate environmentally responsible behavior in the general public.. Center for Environmental Health.. The Center for Environmental Health's mission is to protect the public from environmental and consumer health hazards.. The Center's efforts include environmental justice, reducing the use of toxic chemicals, supporting communities in their quest for a safer environment, and corporate accountability.. Environmental Health Legislation Database.. The database tracks state legislation addressing environmental factors that may adversely impact human health or the ecological balances essential to long-term human health and environmental quality.. Environmental Integrity Project.. The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) focuses on ensuring that laws designed to protect the public are enforced, helping the public access environmental data, and elevating citizens' voices in the media, legislature, and environmental agencies that were established to protect them.. Environmental Justice.. Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.. This site provides information on environmental justice and links to compliance and enforcement resources and data tools.. Green & Healthy Homes Initiative.. Works to create green and healthy homes by working with government leaders to enact real, substantive policy changes.. Health and the Environment.. The Natural Resources Defense Council is an environmental action organization that works to protect the planet's wildlife and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.. (Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)).. Major Environmental Laws.. Major statutes and laws that form the legal basis for the programs of the EPA.. National Healthy Housing Standard (2014).. Health-focused property maintenance policy targeting existing homes in the United States.. The Standard can be adopted as a regulation by government agencies and as a voluntary best practice by any property owner.. (American Public Health Association (APHA), National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH)).. Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Environment & Health.. PSR's Environment and Health Program addresses an array of environmental health issues relevant to health professionals in the United States and around the globe.. This site contains information on toxics, children's environmental health, air pollution, chronic disease, and drinking water.. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Events Calendar.. Children's Environmental Health Network 2015 Research Conference.. February 4-6, 2015, Austin, TX.. This conference will explore how the interaction between food and environmental factors affect children's health.. (Children's Environmental Health Network (CEHN)).. APHL Annual Meeting & Government Environmental Laboratory Conference.. May 18-21, 2015, Indianapolis, IN.. Join colleagues and other public health laboratory partners to learn about laboratory issues relative to environmental health, emerging infectious diseases, emergency preparedness, informatics, food safety, newborn screening and global health and earn CEUs (Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) U.. InFORM 2015: PulseNet, OutbreakNet and Environmental Health.. November 17-20, 2015, Phoenix, AZ.. The Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) meeting will bring together laboratorians, epidemiologists and environmental health specialists involved with foodborne and enteric disease outbreak response.. Past Meetings.. Health Effects Institute (HEI) Events and Meetings.. Presentations from past HEI annual conferences.. Meetings of the NRC Committee on Emerging Issues and Data on Environmental Contaminants.. Past meetings of the National Research Council's Committee on Emerging Issues and Data on Environmental Contaminants (National Academies).. AIHA's CareerAdvantage.. Online job board that connects industrial hygienists (IH) and occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) job seekers with employers across all industries.. Career Resources.. Provides links related to careers and professional societies for environmental health and toxicology.. EPA Careers.. EPA offers a wide range of opportunities to talented, energetic people to help protect the environment.. Jobs at NIEHS.. Employment opportunities for environmental health scientists, post docs, and students.. National Environmental Health Association Credentialing.. Environmental health credentials offered by NEHA that evidence mastery of specialized knowledge.. Credentials offered include Registered Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS), Certified Installer of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (CIOWTS), Healthy Homes Specialist Credential (HHS), Certified Food Safety Professional (CFSP), Certified Environmental Health Technician (CEHT), Registered Environmental Technician (RET), Registered Hazardous Substances Professional (RHSP), and Registered Hazardous Substances Specialist (RHSS).. NEHA's Job Center..

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    Descriptive info: Daily Drugs Show Promise as Added Tool for HIV Prevention: Prescriptions for Those at Substantial Risk.. - 10-NOV-2014.. PrEP is a way to help those who are HIV-negative stay that way.. By consistently taking one daily pill containing a combination of two antiretroviral drugs, PrEP users in multiple studies reduced their risk of getting HIV infection by 92 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. (The Nation's Health).. HHS Awards $2.. 2 Billion in Grants for HIV/AIDS Care and Medications.. - 30-OCT-2014.. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M.. Burwell has announced that more than $2.. 2 billion in grants was awarded in fiscal year (FY) 2014 to cities, states and local community-based organizations, funded through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.. NIH-Led Study Explores Prevention of Heart Disease in HIV-Infected People.. - 29-OCT-2014.. The National Institutes of Health has launched a clinical trial to assess the effects of aspirin and cholesterol-lowering drugs, or statins, on preventing cardiovascular disease in people with long-term HIV infections.. AIDS-Related Cancers.. Information about cancer types that are more likely to occur in people who are infected HIV.. (National Cancer Institute, NIH (NCI)).. AIDS.. GOV.. gov serves as an information gateway to Federal domestic HIV/AIDS information and resources including HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, research, and policies.. CDC HIV/AIDS.. CDC provides leadership in helping control the HIV/AIDS epidemic by working with community, state, national, and international partners in surveillance, research, and prevention and evaluation activities.. Fact Sheet: AIDS Information Resources.. FDA HIV/AIDS Program.. HIV/AIDS Bureau.. HIV/AIDS Information.. Links to journal literature, clinical trials and treatment information, meeting abstracts, and other scientific and consumer-related resources.. HIV/AIDS Information Outreach.. HIV/AIDS Resources.. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides access to the published literature on acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) via several resources.. Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy.. The Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) advises the Assistant Secretary for Health and senior HHS officials on the appropriate and timely implementation and development of policies, programs, and activities related to HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, other infectious diseases of public health significance, and blood safety and availability.. FHI 360 - HIV and AIDS: Health.. FHI 360 experts collaborate on research dedicated to stopping HIV's spread with a focus on Global HIV programs, HIV prevention research, and U.. HIV programs.. (FHI 360).. HIV/AIDS Programme.. NAM.. NAM, formerly the National AIDS Manual, provides information about HIV and AIDS for communities affected by HIV and those working to support them.. Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health Research Programme.. The Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health (SAHA) Research Programme strives to undertake cutting-edge, scientifically sound and innovative HIV/AIDS research that contributes to public policy formulation and programme development in order to improve service delivery.. UNAIDS: The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.. (United Nations).. UNICEF - Children and HIV and AIDS.. UNICEF works to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among young people and helps children and families affected by HIV/AIDS to live their lives with dignity.. (UNICEF).. APHA HIV/AIDS Section.. The APHA HIV/AIDS Section provides a professional base for members of diverse disciplines to combine talents and interests to help in the struggle with the HIV/AIDS pandemic and provides leadership to members on HIV/AIDS issues and needs.. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC).. Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.. Centers for AIDS Research.. Harvard School of Public Health AIDS (HAI) Initiative.. Dedicated to promoting research, education and leadership to end the AIDS epidemic.. As the number of AIDS cases continues to escalate disproportionately in Africa and other resource scarce settings, HAI has directed its research efforts toward developing prevention and treatment strategies to stem the epidemic in these regions.. HIV InSite.. Information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy.. (University of California San Francisco (UCSF)).. Kaiser HIV/AIDS.. Data and information on the HIV/AIDS epidemic, including policy reports, fact sheets, survey data and news summaries.. National Minority AIDS Council.. National organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.. HIV and STI Prevention.. NACCHO advocates for progressive HIV policy and adequate resources to sustain and enhance HIV prevention, research, and care services.. National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD).. AIDSinfo Listerv.. E-mail update service to receive notice of Web site updates, HIV/AIDS news, and treatment guideline updates.. ARV Alert.. Regularly updated news relating to antiviral drug interactions and adverse effects.. Users can sign up for free email notification when updates are posted.. Blog.. AIDS.. Forum to foster public discussion on using new media effectively in the response to HIV/AIDS.. CDC HIV/AIDS Mailing Lists.. An online form for subscribing to 1) HIV/AIDS Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), 2) HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report Updates, 3) HIV/AIDS Publications Updates, 4) HIV/AIDS Basic Statistics Updates, 5) HIV/AIDS Slide Sets Updates, and 6) HIV/AIDS Conference & Training Updates.. FDA HIV/AIDS E-mail List.. Subscribe to a Listserv to receive updates on HIV/AIDS products and their safety and regulatory issues.. HIV/STI Prevention E-Mail List.. Current HIV/STI information for local health departments.. Prevention News Mailing List.. Subscribe to either an HTML or TXT version of the daily newsletter, which posts the Prevention News Update, conference announcements, current funding opportunities, select articles from the MMWR series and announcements about new NPIN products and services.. AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects.. Funding opportunities for outreach efforts to community-based AIDS organizations and patient advocacy groups.. The primary purpose of these outreach projects is to design local programs for improving information access for AIDS patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers.. amfAR Public Policy Grants.. The page listing amfAR's public policy grants.. CDC HIV Prevention Funding Opportunities.. Information on locating and applying for current CDC HIV Prevention funding opportunities and grants.. Comer Foundation Syringe Exchange Program.. The Comer Foundation provides support to not-for-profit organizations focused on syringe exchange and other harm reduction strategies within the drug using community and seeks to facilitate the process between organizations and communities committed to creating and maintaining health.. (The  ...   other STDs.. Office of National AIDS Policy.. The Office of National AIDS Policy will focus on coordinating our continuing domestic efforts to reduce the number of new infections in the U.. , in particular in segments of the population that are experiencing new or renewed increases in the rate of infection.. In addition, the Office will be working to coordinate an increasingly integrated approach to the prevention, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS.. Community Guide: Prevention of HIV/AIDS, other STIs and Pregnancy.. Evidence-based recommendations and findings on the prevention of HIV/AIDS, other STIs, and Pregnancy.. Compendium of Evidence-Based Interventions and Best Practices for HIV Prevention.. Evidence-based interventions and best practices identified by the CDC's Prevention Research Synthesis Project through a series of ongoing systematic reviews.. Evidence Report: Screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Pregnant Women: Evidence Synthesis.. An evidence synthesis that focuses on screening for unsuspected human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) using HIV antibody (Ab) tests in pregnant women, including adolescents.. The review can be used to make recommendations regarding screening in pregnant women.. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.. Good and Promising Programmatic Practices (G3P) Database.. Searchable online database of good and promising programmatic practices on HIV and AIDS programming from around the world.. (AIDSTAR-One, USAID).. Guidance on Provider-Initiated HIV Testing and Counselling in Health Facilities.. Guidance on informed, voluntary HIV testing and counseling in the world's health facilities to increase access to needed HIV treatment, care support, and prevention services.. Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care (2014).. This manual was developed to provide HIV/AIDS clinicians with ready access to practical, current, treatment information so that they may provide quality care to people living with HIV.. Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents.. This report updates and combines earlier versions of guidelines for the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections (OIs) in HIV-infected adults and adolescents.. Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children.. Guidelines for use by clinicians and health care workers providing medical care for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-exposed and HIV-infected children in the United States.. Healthy People 2010 Information Access Project, HIV.. The purpose of this site is to make information and evidence-based strategies related to the Healthy People 2010 HIV objectives easier to find.. The National Library of Medicine and the Public Health Foundation staff have worked together to develop pre-formulated search strategies of MEDLINE for selected Healthy People 2010 HIV objectives as well as links to additional resources related to HIV/AIDS.. Healthy People 2010: Focus Area 13: HIV.. Focus Area 13: HIV of the Healthy People 2010 documentation spells out the nation's goals and objectives for reducing the number of new HIV infections and increasing treatment for people already infected with HIV.. HIV/AIDS Medical Practice Guidelines.. Federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines.. JSI - HIV.. Reports on projects that address HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and support needs both in the U.. and worldwide.. Local Health Departments and Adolescent HIV Prevention: Challenges, Successes, and Implications for Practice and Policy.. This report summarizes findings from key informant interviews with HIV-prevention program managers at 40 local health departments.. The report also includes a series of implications for local public health practice and policy to support adolescent HIV, STD, and unintended pregnancy prevention efforts.. MMWR Recent HIV Related Reports.. A directory page for all MMWR reports relating to HIV AIDS, with a searchable and browsable archive.. Open AIDS Journal.. Open access online journal that includes research articles, reviews, and letters in all areas of research on HIV/AIDS.. The journal covers recent studies on experimental, clinical, therapeutic, pathogenesis, vaccines, drug resistance, diagnostics, and virology on HIV/AIDS.. PubMed AIDS Subset.. PubMed search strategy specific to journal articles on HIV/AIDS.. Recommendations for Partner Services Programs for HIV Infection, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydial Infection.. This report provides recommendations for services provided to partners of persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).. Screening for HIV.. Summary of the U.. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for HIV.. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)).. State HIV Prevention Progress Report, 2014.. This report provides information on HIV outcomes at the state population level.. Adolescent HIV Care and Treatment, A Training Curriculum for Health Workers.. ICAP developed the comprehensive Adolescent HIV Care and Treatment: A Training Curriculum for Health Workers.. This innovative training package aims to empower multidisciplinary health workers to have the confidence and skills to provide comprehensive, youth-friendly HIV services that support adolescents' healthy development, psychosocial well being, retention, adherence, sexual and reproductive health, and eventual transition to adult HIV services.. AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs) National Resource Center.. The AETCs conduct targeted, multidisciplinary education and training programs for health care providers treating persons living with HIV/AIDS.. AIDSTAR-One Web-based Learning.. HIV and AIDS-related Internet-enabled learning resources.. CDC Learning Connection Spotlight: STD and HIV Prevention.. Learning products and resources about preventing STDs and HIV.. DEBI: Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions.. Training on a variety of science-based, effective HIV prevention interventions that have been developed for specific at-risk populations.. (Academy for Education Development (AED)).. HIV Web Study.. Interactive, case-based modules related to the clinical care of HIV-infected persons.. (Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center, University of Washington).. PrEP for HIV Prevention.. Educational series to increase awareness and knowledge of the role of Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention and to explore the potential roles for local health departments in delivering PrEP or supporting PrEP delivery as part of comprehensive HIV prevention programs.. STD/HIV Prevention Training Center Network.. The National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (PTCs) is a CDC-funded group of regional centers created in partnership with health departments and universities.. The PTCs are dedicated to increasing the knowledge and skills of health professionals in the areas of sexual and reproductive health.. The National Network provides health professionals with a spectrum of state-of-the-art educational opportunities including experiential learning with an emphasis on prevention.. Page Last Updated: 03-DEC-2014..

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