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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 (PH...


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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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HOTP September 2014: Resources for the 2014-2015 Flu Season

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

September 17, 2014


Public Health Foundation's  Hot off the Press     Prepare for the 2014-2015 Flu Season   An average of 200,00 people are hospitalized due to flu-related complications each year.   The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is pleased to offer resources, training, and tools to help take action aga...


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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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Immunization: Stopping the Spread of Vaccine-Preventable Disease

Posted in: Community Development, PHF News, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

April 8, 2014


Over the past 20 years, the public health system has reached many milestones in controlling vaccine-preventable diseases and protecting infants and children.   As the nation celebrates the 20th Anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), April 26 – May 3, 2104, an annual observance to ...


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