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How Early Care and Education Can Help Children Keep Their Vaccinations Up-to-Date  

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The Public Health Foundation (PHF), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with input from other supporting organizations, developed a toolkit for early care and education (ECE) providers.

Vaccine Storage and Transport Video Series  

Web Resource

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF), in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has developed a comprehensive three-part video series on vaccine storage and transport.

 

 

Zika Virus Draft Discussion Driver Diagram

June 29, 2017

 

At the time Zika became a priority issue in the US, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) was collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health and five local health department vector control programs. With knowledge and insight from these local...

 

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Determining Essential Core Competencies for Job Positions (Archived Webinar)

June 22, 2017

 

This archived webinar focuses on determining essential core competencies for job positions within public health organizations. Key to a public health organization’s ability to successfully meet the health needs of its community is having staff whose competencies are well matched to the types of activities...

 

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Consensus Decision Making Matrix

June 12, 2017

 

The Consensus Decision Making Matrix tool supports achievement of consensus by dividing an identified issue into a set of primary and secondary components. Defining these components increases understanding and identifies what needs to be addressed in order to resolve the issue. This tool provides a...

 

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Determining Essential Core Competencies for Public Health Jobs: A Prioritization Process (Modified Core Competencies)

June 12, 2017

 

​Public health organizations can be more effective when the competencies of their staff match the types of activities they do in their jobs. To become and remain accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, health departments must provide job descriptions that include competencies needed for...

 

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Virtual Town Hall Meeting: Exploring Competencies for the Emerging Field of Legal Epidemiology (Archived Meeting)

May 12, 2017

 

This archived virtual town hall meeting focuses on the emerging field of legal epidemiology and a draft competency model being developed to support public health practitioners, lawyers, and policy experts working in this area. The Legal Epidemiology Competency Model (LECM) aims to provide guidelines...

 

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University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health: Establishing a Progressive New AHD Partnership (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

May 9, 2017

 

This archived webinar featuring Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community member Griselle Torres, DrPH, MPH, MSW, focuses on the newly developed AHD partnership between the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health. During this...

 

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Getting the Community Health Improvement Plan Off the Shelf and Into Practice

May 1, 2017

 

​A community health improvement plan (CHIP) identifies actions that can be taken to improve the community’s health. This is an important step, but many communities find themselves challenged to move from the CHIP to action. In this white paper from Public Health Foundation (PHF), authors Senior Quality...

 

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Moving from Assessment to Action in Community Health Improvement (Archived Webinar)

May 1, 2017

 

Featuring two communities participating in the Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement pilot initiative, this archived webinar offers an overview of the initiative to date and highlights the stories of those participating. Led by WellSpan Health (York, PA) and INTEGRIS Health (Oklahoma...

 

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Action SWOT Analysis

April 17, 2017

 

Like the SWOT Analysis, the Action SWOT Analysis tool helps an organization specifically assess its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for action. It then builds on that information to identify a set of clear action steps, moving beyond data gathering. The Action SWOT Analysis can be...

 

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Change Management Questionnaire Checklist

April 14, 2017

 

The Change Management Questionnaire Checklist supports efforts to make a substantive change to an entrenched culture. By answering a set of guiding questions, change leaders can build and sustain a conducive change environment. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF) Senior Quality Advisor Jack...

 

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