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Changing Perspectives on Antibiotic Use

Posted in: Workforce Development

July 25, 2018

 

​Each year in the United States, at least two million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria and at least 23,000 die as a result.1 Antibiotics can save lives, but any time antibiotics are used, they can cause side effects and lead to antibiotic resistance. At least 80 million antibiotic...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (March 2017)

Posted in: Community Development, Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, Strategic Planning, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

March 22, 2017

 

  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
        New Book Solving...

 

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National Infant Immunization Week

Posted in: Community Development

April 21, 2016

 

    Public Health Foundation's Hot off the Press
National Infant Immunization Week April 16-23, 2016   National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance highlighting the benefits of immunizing children two years old or younger. During NIIW, the Centers for...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (November 2015)

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

November 18, 2015

 

     Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue TRAIN Reaches Million Learner Milestone How Do We Ensure an Effective Public Health Workforce into the Future? Now Available: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition...

 

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An Astronaut Did It in Space: It's Time for You to Do It Here

Posted in: PHF News, and TRAINby Bev Minnick

November 11, 2015

 


It is influenza (flu) season, the time of the year when primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and others are urging those six months and older to get a flu shot. Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is midway through a full year away from the planet, gave himself a flu shot while orbiting 250 miles...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (May 2015)

Posted in: Community Development, Council on Linkages, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

May 7, 2015

 

     Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue 2015 Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition "The Pink Book" Now Available Why are They Stomping in Frederick, MD? Veterans Health Administration TRAIN Portal Launches 2014...

 

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The Outbreak in Our Closet

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

February 10, 2015

 

There is a lethal outbreak sweeping our nation. For decades, this contagion has spread through every aspect of American society – moving stealthily across genders, generations, races, ethnic groups, and socio-economic statuses. However, almost daily, national news headlines are exposing some of the...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (December 2014)

Posted in: Community Development, Council on Linkages, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, Strategic Planning, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

December 10, 2014

 

     Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue Learn More about Academic Health Departments from the AHD Learning Community Get Technical Assistance through New Grant Programs CDC Taps TRAIN to Help Prepare Health Workers to Respond to Ebola New Resources...

 

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HOTP October 2014: Resources to Support Antibiotic Stewardship

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

October 24, 2014

 

  Public Health Foundation's Hot off the Press
Get Smart About Antibiotics Week November 17-23, 2014   President Obama recently issued an executive order to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the United States. In an effort to support antibiotic stewardship, the Public Health Foundation...

 

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Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

October 17, 2014

 

Each year antibiotics save millions of lives. However, the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria represents a serious threat to the public's health and the economy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that annually in the United States, antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause...

 

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