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STD Rates Climb to Record Highs

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Development

August 29, 2018

 

​For the fourth consecutive year, sexually transmitted disease (STD) rates have increased. According to preliminary data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference on August 28, 2018, nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and...

 

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Quality Improvement Resources Tools and Training

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

March 24, 2016

 

  Public Health Foundation's Hot off the Press
Quality Improvement Resources, Tools, and Training   Quality improvement (QI) in public health is the use of a deliberate and defined improvement process, which is focused on activities that are responsive to community needs...

 

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Superbugs: A Super Problem

Posted in: Community Development, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

July 14, 2014

 

Multi-drug resistant organisms or superbugs are a serious global public health problem. The rise of superbugs, due in large part to the overuse and misuse of antibiotics, has numerous health consequences, as well as corresponding economic repercussions. Patients infected with resistant bacterial strains...

 

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Council on Linkages Meeting Summary - April 2014

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

May 8, 2014

 

   
  Council on Linkages Meeting Summary   April 2014    
The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) held its first meeting of 2014 last week on April 28th. Nearly 40 Council on Linkages members and friends participated in this conference...

 

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Council on Linkages Update - February 2014

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

February 20, 2014

 


  Council on Linkages Update   February 2014       Below is the Council on Linkages Update for February 2014. Please feel free to use all or part(s) of this update in your organization's newsletter or other communications.
     AHD Learning Community Welcomes Input on Member...

 

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Take Action to Fight the Flu

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

January 29, 2014

 

Each year in the United States, seasonal influenza (the flu) causes severe illness, hospitalizations, and even death.
  Flu Season is Not Over
At the beginning of flu season, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) provided a list of available trainings that address flu transmission. Unfortunately,...

 

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Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice Meeting Summary - March 2013

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

March 29, 2013

 

Council on Linkages - 
March 2013 Meeting Summary
  The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) held its first meeting of 2013 this week on March 27th. Nearly 50 Council on Linkages members and friends participated in this conference call meeting,...

 

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