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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (May 2019)

Related Categories: Learning Resource Center (LRC), Performance Management, Quality Improvement, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Topic: Conferences and Events, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Author: Russ Rubin

Date: 5/1/2019

News, resources, tools, and information on performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development to improve the quality and performance of your organization and the health of your community.
 PHF E-News: News for Public Health
 
Special Update on Measles Provides Information about Outbreak Cases and Recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) article with a summary of the 704 measles cases reported from January 1 to April 26, 2019. Read the MMWR, as well as some key points about measles and MMR vaccine to assist with your outreach efforts.
2019 National Infant Immunization Week
April 27-May 4, 2019

This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). From April 27-May 4, 2019, NIIW is highlighting the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrating achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities through the United States. Celebrate with us and get involved!
 
AJPH Highlights the Importance of Academic-Practice Partnerships for Impacting Evidence-Based Public Health

In the May 2019 issue of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), researchers concluded that academic–practice partnerships can be important means for advancing evidence-based decision-making and for implementing evidence-based programs and policies. Learn more about this research and how academic health department partnerships and activities contribute to this growing evidence base.
CDC Webinar - Adolescent Vaccines: How Pharmacists Can Communicate with Patients, Caregivers, and Providers
Save the Date: May 29, 2019 from 1-2pm EDT

Every year in the United States, 33,700 women and men are diagnosed with a cancer caused by HPV infection. HPV vaccination could prevent more than 90% of these cancers from ever developing. Pharmacists are uniquely positioned to have a positive impact on HPV vaccine delivery, given that pharmacies are available and accessible to individuals in most communities. During this webinar, you will learn how pharmacists can make effective HPV vaccine recommendations and referrals. 
Public Health Improvement Training
June 12-13, 2019 in New Orleans, LA

Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) for five engaging sessions covering innovation, quality improvement, performance management, and performance improvement at this annual event. Learn more about this event and plan to attend PHF's interactive and skill-building sessions.
Save the Date: 2020 Public Health Learning Forum and TRAIN Learning Network Annual Meeting
May 4-7, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Save the date! May 4-7, 2020 is the 2020 Public Health Learning Forum and TRAIN Learning Network Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA. Please join the Public Health Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Health with our partners from leading organizations operating in the public health, healthcare, preparedness, and behavioral health sectors. Add your voice to engaging discussions about maximizing the effectiveness of workforce development across the nation. Mark your calendar to join us and sign up for event updates as they are announced.
2019 Georgia Public Health Association Annual Meeting
May 7-9, 2019 in Atlanta, GA

The 90th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Georgia Public Health Association will be held from May 7-9, 2019 in Atlanta. Attendees will enjoy three days of learning, continuing education, and networking. PHF will be leading a session titled Developing a Successful Workforce Development Plan, where attendees will focus on strategies for developing and implementing a successful plan that meets PHAB standards and the needs of local health departments. Learn more about this event and register today.
 
Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events
 
2019 Georgia Public Health Association Annual Meeting
May 7-9, 2019 in Atlanta, GA

The Opioid Hydra: Understanding Mortality Epidemics and Syndemics Across the Rural-Urban Continuum (Webinar)
May 14, 2019 from 1-2pm ET

CDC Webinar - Adolescent Vaccines: How Pharmacists Can Communicate with Patients, Caregivers, and Providers
May 29, 2019 from 1-2pm EDT

AcademyHealth Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) Interest Group Meeting
June 1, 2019 from 8:30am-12:30pm in Washington, DC

2019 Public Health Improvement Training
June 12-13, 2019 in New Orleans, LA

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Annual 2019
July 9-11, 2019 in Orlando, FL

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (May 2019)