Chronic Disease Prevention and Self-Management Year-long Webinar Series http://www.nwrpca.org/events/event_details.asp?legacy=1&id=1037720#featured-videos/?legacy=1&id=1037720 January 31, 2018 to December 19, 2018 2:00-3:00pm CST Role of Community Health Workers in the Prevention of Diabetes Series http://www.nephtc.org/enrol/index.php?id=72 Part 1: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 08:00 – 9:00 am ET Part 2: Friday, February 2, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm ET MINK Meeting […]
Johnson County Public Health Promotes Inclusion of Electronic Cigarettes in Smoke-Free Ordinances. Johnson County Public Health works with community partners to further these goals and increase awareness of the tobacco use epidemic. Community coalitions that address tobacco use are currently active in Johnson, Iowa, and Poweshiek Counties. Read an article by Susan Vileta, Tobacco Health […]
Kansas Health Matters Made Easier with Simplified Tools Track Your Impact on Community Health Improvement. The web-based tool Kansas Health Matters, powered by Healthy Communities Institute (HCI), has redesigned and enhanced its community dashboard. Kansas Health Matters now provides faster and more visual tools to compare demographic and secondary data on health, health determinants, and […]
University of Iowa CPH is now accepting nominations for the Iowa Public Health Heroes Awards. Public health accomplishes its mission of “assuring conditions in which people can be healthy” through the organized and collaborative efforts of individuals working in a wide variety of settings and situations. Too frequently these contributions are overlooked or taken […]
PHLN featured in Public Health Reports “Executive Perspective” Dr. Mary Beth Bigley, Director of the Division of Nursing and Public Health, Bureau of Health Workforce, at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), wrote about the history and updates to the public health training center program and how the PHTCs work to strengthen the public […]
Register for the Zika Webinar Recording: “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases” Lecture with Richard Hamburg, Interim President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health. This is a recording of a lecture held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. This Webinar was hosted by Region IV Training Center of the Public Health Learning Network.
MPHTC Interns Assist in Housing the Homeless. Read this article from The University of Iowa College of Public Health’s latest issue of InSight about the project 2 MPHTC funded interns worked on this past summer.
The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) board of directors is pleased to announce a new eligibility criteria for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam. Individuals who have a bachelor’s degree and at least five subsequent years’ public health work experience will be eligible to take the CPH exam. Registration […]
A new Guide to National Public Health Department Initial Accreditation was adopted by the Board of Directors of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this summer. The Guide contains a number of policy and process revisions. Health departments considering or working toward accreditation should carefully review the new Guide to National Public Health Department Initial […]
A report card providing information on the status of diabetes in the United States, including information about diabetes, gestational diabetes, prediabetes, preventive care practices, risk factors, quality of care, outcomes, and progress made toward meeting national diabetes goals.