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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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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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