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Nov122014

Diabetes Health Equity

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Description

"Discussion on diabetes health equity and focus on how to achieve tighter integration of clinic and community interventions with James R. Gavin, III, MD, PhD."

Nov152014

142nd Annual Public Health Association Meeting and Exposition

Description

APHA's Annual Meeting & Exposition serves as the home for public health professionals to convene, learn, network and engage with peers. With the Annual Meeting, we strengthen the profession of public health, share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research. 

Nov172014

Agromedicine Workshop: 10 hour Training Presented by University of Texas Health Northeast

Description

The University of Texas Health Northeast will present the10-hour training program in Agromedicine!  Hundreds of rural physicians, veterinarians and healthcare professionals have attended this training program over the last 40 years.  Originally developed by Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH), it has been enhanced to reflect the distinct essence of Texas and taught by regional faculty, as well as the program's pioneer, Dr. Kelley Donham.

Nov202014

2014 Midwest Migrant Stream Forum

Description

The 24th Annual Midwest stream Farmworker Health Forum, Produced by the National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. is an annual conference that provides quality, farmworker specific, professional development experiences for individuals in all disciplines within farmworker health. The Forum offers a diverse program featuring sessions on clinical topics, lay health outreach, research, and leadership development. Participants also have the opportunity to gain continuing education credits. So join your colleagues in San Antonio, Texas, for a great conference!

 

Nov242014

School-Based Oral Health Programs Operated by Health Centers

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST Description

"Many Health Centers provide clinical services, including dental care, in school-based settings. Very little is known about the characteristics of these dental programs. This presentation describes findings from a NNOHA national survey of Health Center run school-based dental clinics. Based on survey data and focus group discussions, information is presented on program size, delivery models, services provided and finances. Operational best practices from successful programs will be shared.

Dec012014

World AIDS Day

Description

World AIDS Day provides governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic.

For information specific to migrant and underserved populations, visit MCN's HIV/Aids page

Feb232015

2015 Western Migrant Stream Forum

Mar242015

World TB Day

Description

Designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of several million people each year, mostly in the third world. 24 March commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus. At the time of Koch's announcement in Berlin, TB was raging through Europe and the Americas, causing the death of one out of every seven people. Koch's discovery opened the way toward diagnosing and curing tuberculosis.

Mar282015

Global Health & Innovation Conference

Description

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.

Apr012015

National Public Health Week

Description

APHA says that despite our best efforts, Americans are not as healthy as they should be. Although we spend more on health care than any other country, the health system is failing and our nation is falling behind in many important measures of what it means to be healthy. We have reached a point where we must examine our health system and the foundation upon which it stands. We have the potential to greatly improve our population’s health in the future.

Apr052015

National Public Health Week 2010

Description

If every one of us commits to promoting good health in our communities, we can create a ripple effect from coast to coast. Through just one neighborhood that makes its public parks accessible, one municipality that launches a bike-helmet safety program, one group of people who join together to bring fresh foods to school, or one health center that offers a vaccination program, we can create a collage of public health successes across the country.

Apr072015

World Health Day 2011

Description

Each year, the Organization selects a key global health issue and organizes international, regional and local events on the Day and throughout the year to highlight the selected area. Among the casualties in emergencies, disasters and other crises (natural, biological, technological, or societal and conflict-related) are often health workers, facilities and services. This, in turn, deprives affected populations of vital health services that can be the difference between life and death.

Apr072015

World Health Day 2010

Description

World Health Day will focus on urbanization and health. With the campaign "1000 cities - 1000 lives", events will be organized worldwide calling on cities to open up streets for health activities. Stories of urban health champions will be gathered to illustrate what people are doing to improve health in their cities.

May092015

National Women's Health Week 2010

Description

National Women’s Health Week is a weeklong health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH). National Women’s Health Week empowers women to make their health a top priority. With the theme “It’s Your Time,” the nationwide initiative encourages women to take simple steps for a longer, healthier, and happier life.

Jun142015

National Men's Health Week 2010

Description

The purpose of Men's Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.This week gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. The response has been overwhelming with hundreds of awareness activities in the USA and around the globe.

Dec012015

World AIDS Day

Description

World AIDS Day provides governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic.

For information specific to migrant and underserved populations, visit MCN's HIV/Aids page

Mar242016

World TB Day

Description

Designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of several million people each year, mostly in the third world. 24 March commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus. At the time of Koch's announcement in Berlin, TB was raging through Europe and the Americas, causing the death of one out of every seven people. Koch's discovery opened the way toward diagnosing and curing tuberculosis.

Apr012016

National Public Health Week

Description

APHA says that despite our best efforts, Americans are not as healthy as they should be. Although we spend more on health care than any other country, the health system is failing and our nation is falling behind in many important measures of what it means to be healthy. We have reached a point where we must examine our health system and the foundation upon which it stands. We have the potential to greatly improve our population’s health in the future.

Apr052016

National Public Health Week 2010

Description

If every one of us commits to promoting good health in our communities, we can create a ripple effect from coast to coast. Through just one neighborhood that makes its public parks accessible, one municipality that launches a bike-helmet safety program, one group of people who join together to bring fresh foods to school, or one health center that offers a vaccination program, we can create a collage of public health successes across the country.

Apr072016

World Health Day 2010

Description

World Health Day will focus on urbanization and health. With the campaign "1000 cities - 1000 lives", events will be organized worldwide calling on cities to open up streets for health activities. Stories of urban health champions will be gathered to illustrate what people are doing to improve health in their cities.