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CDC Funds NGOs to Improve Health and Educational Outcomes of Youth

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently began supporting four national nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to create national partnerships that have a vested interest in promoting efforts to reduce HIV, STDs and unintended pregnancy,…

Travel Funding Available: Joint Regional PulseNet & OutbreakNet PulseNet Meeting

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) are pleased to offer a limited number of travel scholarships intended to offset attendance costs for the Joint Mountain/West Regional PulseNet…

Blog Series: Antimicrobial Resistance & Global Health Security – Collaborative Efforts in Disease Surveillance (Part 1)

Last week, NACCHO outlined the landscape of disease surveillance and highlighted the importance of local public health agencies as early detectors of infectious disease threats. Revisit the first blog post in this series for a…

Student Scholarships Available: 2017 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference

The sixth annual National Consumer Food Safety Education Conference will be held on January 25-27, 2017, in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Through the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture  (USDA)…

Blog Series: Antimicrobial Resistance & Global Health Security – The State of Disease Surveillance

Due to the continued application and overuse of antimicrobials, antimicrobial resistance – which includes resistance among bacteria, parasites, viruses, and fungi – is a growing threat to human health and an increasingly critical component of…