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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (December 2013)

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

December 12, 2013

 

        Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health In This Issue Five Ways TRAIN Can Help with Accreditation Improving Antibiotic Use in an Age of Emerging Resistance Future of Public Health Award Recipients Use QI to Tackle Winnable Battles Webinar Series: Using Evidenc...

 

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WalkWorks: Using Evidence-Based Strategies to Address Winnable Battles

Posted in: Community Development, PHF News, and TRAIN

June 6, 2013

 

The University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Practice, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, used The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to implement WalkWorks, a community-based public health program to increase physical activity in six Western...

 

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May 2013 Hot off the Press

Posted in: Community Development, PHF News, and TRAIN

May 7, 2013

 

Public Health Foundation's Hot off the Press PHF Helps You "Get Moving" During National Physical Fitness and Sports Month   May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. The President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition is challenging everyone to pick up a new activity or sport, and...

 

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CDC Winnable Battle: Foodborne Disease

Posted in: TRAIN

February 25, 2013

 

​The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has initiated an effort to achieve measurable impact quickly in select, targeted areas. CDC's Winnable Battles are public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them. The public health...

 

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Winnable Battles Spotlight: Tobacco Use

Posted in: TRAIN

January 10, 2013

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has initiated an effort to achieve measurable impact quickly in select, targeted areas. CDC's Winnable Battles are public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them. The public health community...

 

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TRAIN Spotlight: Chronic Diseases

December 12, 2012

 

​Chronic diseases (those of long duration and generally slow progression, as defined by the World Health Organization) are by far the leading cause of death in the world, representing 63% of all annual deaths.1 In particular, four health risk behaviors—lack of physical activity, poor nutrition, tobacco...

 

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CDC Reports Progress, Innovations, and Challenges in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Posted in: PHF News

July 31, 2012

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 on Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) research and analysis that was presented at the XIX International AIDS Conference on July 22nd - 27th held in Washington, DC. The research gave insight...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (July 2012)

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

July 10, 2012

 

    News from the  Public Health Foundation (PHF)   Dear Subscriber,   PHF E-News brings you the latest information on how you can use tools, techniques, and evidence to improve performance and the health of your community.       Learn from South Carolina's Successful Experience with...

 

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