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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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Prepare for National Public Health Week 2014

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

March 28, 2014

 

During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW), a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight important issues for improving the nation’s health.       The...

 

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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 OverAt the beginning of flu season, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) provided a list of available trainings that address flu transmission. Unfortunately, flu sea...

 

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Community Preventive Services Task Force Releases 2013 Annual Report to Congress and to Agencies Related to the Work of the Task Force

Posted in: Community Development, and Data Analysis

July 22, 2013

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is pleased to announce the availability of The Community Preventive Service Task Force’s (Task Force) 2013 Annual Report to Congress and Agencies Related to the Work of the Task Force​.  The report:  • Describes Task Force activities since its 2012 report​.  • Lis...

 

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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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PHF E-News Alert: CMS $1 Billion Funding Opportunity

Posted in: Community Development, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Strategic Planning

June 4, 2013

 

       Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health In This Issue Apply for Your Share of $1 Billion in CMS Funding Quick Links to PHF Performance ManagementQuality ImprovementWorkforce DevelopmentTRAINPHF Online Store Connect with PHF     Dear Subscriber, PHF E-News ...

 

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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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April 2013 Hot off the Press

Posted in: Community Development, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and PHF News

April 9, 2013

 

Public Health Foundation's Hot off the Press PHF Supports National Public Health Week    Public Health Foundation (PHF) is pleased to support National Public Health Week (April 1-7, 2013), a national public health education campaign sponsored by the American Public Health Association.    PHF off...

 

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