This webinar will focus on increasing your confidence in conflict and negotiations, and will serve as the basis for webinars 2 and 3. Note: each part will be offered twice. Registration is required.
by H. Marlene Johnson Funding source: Funding was provided to the Unified Government Public Health Department from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to address the tuberculosis incidence through additional testing and education in the Burmese community in Kansas City, Kansas. Background: Rates of tuberculosis in the United States are often disproportionately high among […]
by Casey Semons Background: Jones County is in the Northeastern region of Iowa with a population just over 20,000. With a public health department only officially establishing itself outside of the hospital setting just a few years ago, there is a need for growth and development. The team works extremely hard and does great work […]
by Cora Burgoyne Convening the Board of Health In Kansas, all local health departments’ Board of Commissioners are required to act as the County Board of Health. Local boards of health play an important role in our public health system. They provide oversight and guidance for local health departments, and set public health priorities for our […]
by Garrett Bates Intro/Context/Background The Healthy People 2020 initiative hopes to achieve a seasonal influenza vaccine coverage of 70% among people older than 6 months of age. However, vaccination coverage for the 2017 – 2018 year was only 36% among the clinically active population, those with 2 doctor visits within the past 3 years served […]
The theme selected by planning partners for the 2019 event is Stronger Collaborations, Better Health: Bringing Organizations Together to Improve Systems.
by Preeti K. Pulluri Hello Everyone, I am half way through my internship at Generate Health!! In the next few weeks I participated in inter-organizational meetings at various locations like UNITED WAY, BJC Learning institute, Infant loss resources, Deaconess foundation. There were weekly meetings at Generate Health for Infant Mortality reduction. Participated in small group […]
by Alexandria Parra WellREP provides low cost exercise classes for seniors throughout Wichita and the surrounding areas. Background: WellREP is a physical fitness class designed for adults aged 60 years of age and older. Wichita State University (WSU) trained graduate student instructors conduct these one-hour long classes which currently serve nearly 400 seniors in […]
by Emily Blanchard I have completed and presented the needs assessment for the LCCSO staff, and they have been given digital copies of the PowerPoint presentation and products 1 and 2 (the parent questionnaire and needs assessment, respectively). These items were developed with the help and cooperation of the Learning Community Center of South Omaha’s […]