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Reported Mumps Cases Are on the Rise

Posted in: Data Analysis

March 30, 2018


During March 2018, Texas health officials issued a warning at a cheerleading championship that nearly 25,000 people may have been exposed to mumps, a contagious virus that causes the salivary glands in the face to become swollen. Symptoms can include fever, headache and muscle aches, and typically occur...


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50 Accredited Health Departments Are Using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals for Workforce Development. Are You?

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Data Analysis, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

July 22, 2016


Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation Health departments across the nation are pursing accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), and many of them are using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Com...


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Recapping a Year in the Field

Posted in: Data Analysis, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, Strategic Planning, and Workforce Development

August 5, 2015


It has been a busy year for our Public Health Foundation (PHF) experts who deliver Performance Improvement (PI) Services in performance management, quality improvement (QI), and workforce development. They covered a lot of ground, providing customized on-site technical assistance (TA) and training in...


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