The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Fact sheet provides updated statistics and information on global HIV/AIDs response, global prevalence, vulnerable populations, prevention and treatment, global goals set by WHO and the UN, and U.S. government efforts. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

When Regulations Block Access to Oral Health Care, Children at Risk Suffer
This brief describes a range of state-based regulations or policies that either limit or prohibit dental hygienists from sealing children's teeth at school, or create financial burdens that work against the expansion of school sealant programs. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Texting/emailing while driving among high school students in 35 states, United States, 2015
This study used 2015 data to explore individual and state-level factors associated with texting while driving among teen drivers (14-18 years of age) in the United States. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Breastfeeding Report Card: United States, 2018
To track our nation's progress on achieving the Healthy People 2020 goals, CDC's 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card provides a compilation of data on breastfeeding practices and supports in all states, the District of Columbia (DC), Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

To Improve Health Disparities, Focus on Oral Health
A team from our Clinical Scholars program believes that addressing oral health disparities can improve overall health and well-being, and help end cycles of poverty. They are bringing oral health to the community through school clinics, an app and an oral health protocol development for nurses, physicians, dentists and dental hygienists. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Readiness for Responding to a Severe Pandemic 100 Years After 1918
Article assesses public health and health care readiness for the 1918 influenza outbreak and looks at developments in the last 100 years that have improved readiness for a pandemic. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best Practices for Participant and Stakeholder Engagement in the All of Us Research Program
Report identifies six best practices for engagement in theAll of Us program: expanding community partnerships, fostering a spectrum of leadership, engaging a mix of study champions, making precision medicine relevant to communities, building a diverse engagement team, and preparing to talk about uncertainties related to the study. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Town Hall: Pesticides and Health - What We Need to Know
August 29, 2018 5:30-7:00pm ET; Gainesville, FL or via webcast. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak Graphic Novel
CDC has partnered with the USDA and 4-H to develop " The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak, " a graphic novel intended to educate youth audiences about variant flu and the real disease detective work conducted by public and animal health experts when outbreaks of infectious diseases occur. Site includes educational activities for classroom use. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Using Real-time Prescription and Insurance Claims Data to Support the HIV Care Continuum
The purpose of this research project is to use medical and pharmacy claims data in real-time to: 1) identify HIV-infected patients who have stopped filling anti-retroviral (ARV) prescriptions and to target these individuals for adherence and retention intervention(s) (Category A); and 2) identify persons living with HIV (including pregnant women) and to ensure these individuals are receiving ARV therapy - Medical and Pharmacy Claims (Category B). (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Airport Public Health Preparedness and Response: Legal Rights, Powers, and Duties
Report addresses the legal issues concerning the measures to detect communicable diseases, regulations to control communicable diseases, methods for decontamination, emergency legal preparedness, privacy, and potential sources of liability; and provides a checklist that airport attorneys and other staff can use to help prepare, plan, and coordinate with their partners in response to a threat of a communicable disease. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of Five Health-Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention Among Sexual and Gender Minority Adults - 25 U.S. States and Guam, 2016
Study examined five health behaviors (physical activity, smoking, alcohol, normal body weight, and sufficient daily sleep) in LGBT persons using the BRFSS survey. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Contraceptive Use Among Women at Risk for Unintended Pregnancy in the Context of Public Health Emergencies - United States, 2016
Data collected from the BRFSS was used to determine contraceptive use among women of childbearing age. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Justice for People Experiencing Homelessness: Confronting the U.S. Public Sanitation and Hygiene Crisis (July 2018)
Issue brief provides a menu of legal and policy opportunities to advance equitable access and health justice for people experiencing homelessness. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sync 2019
April 14-16, 2019; Washington, DC. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Preventing Childhood Obesity - Eating Better, Moving More
August 21, 2018 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HIV Collaborative Justice
August 28, 2018 2:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of Disabilities and Health Care Access by Disability Status and Type Among Adults - United States, 2016
In 2016, using the HHS six-question set on the BRFSS, one in four (61 million) U.S. adults reported any disability; nearly 6% reported hearing disability. Adults with disabilities, particularly those aged 18-44 and 45-64 years, experienced disparities in health care access by disability type. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Global Bedbug Summit
November 27-29, 2018; Denver, CO.(National Pest Management Association) (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Genomics & Health Disparities Lecture: Towards Understanding the Role of Population Diversity in Cancer Genome Science
August 30, 2018 3:00-4:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mayor Emanuel Announces Five Times More Residents Receive HIV Care, Compared to 2015
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) just announced that so far this year, the city has served 1,814 people living with HIV in Chicago as the city continues to expand HIV primary care support. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Establishment and Control of Viral Persistence
October 17, 2018 1:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SEAside Webinar: Preparedness and Response for Public Health Emergencies, the Mission of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
September 6, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Workforce Safety for Syringe Service Programs
This fact sheet provides best practices for ensuring workforce safety at Syringe Services Programs (SSPs), guidance for developing an Exposure Control Plan, and a quick reference checklist that SSPs can use to identify their capacity building needs in this area. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Slide Set: HIV Mortality (through 2015)
Slide set presents trends in rates and distributions of deaths in the United States, focusing on deaths due HIV infection. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Opioid Epidemic: What Veterinarians Need to Know
Resource outlines what steps can veterinarians take if they stock and administer opioids. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Local Health Department Learning Laboratory
A 12-month program for teams across the country to identify replicable solutions that enable local health departments to successfully transition to population-focused strategies for improving health outcomes in their communities. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Information in Public Libraries: Study Results
August 21, 2018 3:00-4:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Evidence-Informed Public Health: Resources for Students (Oct 11)
October 11, 2018 1:00-2:30pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Evidence-Informed Public Health: Resources for Students
October 10, 2018 6:00-7:30pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Effect of weight loss interventions for adults who are obese on mortality and morbidity: What's the Evidence?
September 20, 2018 10:00-11:00am ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies During Public Health Emergencies
August 22, 2018 1:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NARMS 2015 Human Isolates Surveillance Report
Report provides the most recent nationwide data on antibiotic resistance transmitted commonly by food, including: Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, E. coli O157, and Vibrio species other than Vibrio cholera. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Webinar for Communities on the Annual Air Trends Report and AirNow System
August 23, 2018 1:00-2:30pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The HPV Vaccine: Access and Use in the U.S.
This factsheet discusses HPV and related cancers, use of the HPV vaccines for both females and males, and insurance coverage and access to the vaccines. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Opioid Epidemic: National Trends in Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths from 2000 to 2016 (June 2018)
This brief provides high-level information about opioids and opioid addiction, presents the historical context for the epidemic of opioid-related addiction and mortality in the United States, and examines trends in opioid-related mortality across the country and among population subgroups. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Long-term Outcomes of Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities: The Special Diabetes Program for Indians Diabetes Prevention Program
This article reports long-term outcomes, for up to 10 years, of long-term translational effectiveness of lifestyle interventions to prevent diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.(American Diabetes Association) (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Health Care Systems Using Evidence-Based Interventions
Article discusses the Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP), funded by the CDC, which aims to increase CRC screening rates among medically underserved populations (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthy Montana Mouths- Older & Disabled Adults
August 23, 2018 4:00-4:45pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

PrepTalks Symposium
September 6, 2018; Washington, DC. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Spokesperson
September 12, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. Webinar will explain the critical role of an organization's spokesperson in an emergency and provide tips for spokespersons and those helping them to prepare for an emergency response. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical Product Shortages during Disasters: Opportunities to Predict, Prevent, and Respond - A Workshop
September 5-6, 2018; Washington, DC. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthcare consumerism 2018: An update on the journey
Survey of healthcare consumers found they desire affordability, continuity, digital tools, and engagement.(McKinsey) (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CDC's Tracking Network in Action: Extreme Heat
CDC's Environmental Public Health Tracking Network provides data and tools that you can use to see how extreme heat may affect your health. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Understanding and Overcoming the Challenge of Obesity and Overweight in the Armed Forces: Proceedings of a Workshop-in Brief
Brief summary of a May 2018 workshop which examined the magnitude of obesity and overweight in the military, highlighted existing approaches that support a healthy weight, and explored innovative cross-sector opportunities to overcome this challenge. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

This is Public Health Book Club - Summer Read 2018
August 15, 2018 12:30-1:30pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healing Justice and HIV
August 21, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Training
September 29, 2018 10:00am-3:00pm ET; Columbia, SC. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Impacts of Opioid Misuse in Alaska (August 2018)
This report utilizes current data from multiple data sources to provide an overview on the use patterns, trends, morbidity, and mortality associated with opioid use in Alaska.(State of Alaska Epidemiology) (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Making Alzheimer's Our Next Public Health Success Story (2018)
With a strong response, public health can mitigate the future impacts of Alzheimer's and other dementias, especially among vulnerable populations. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news