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February 2019

Webinar: Primary Care Provider Training Models for HCV Management

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In the era of Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs), people can be cured with few side effects and incredibly high success rates in primary care settings. Despite the ease of treatment, we have seen numerous barriers to treatment access one of which is not having enough primary care providers who can or want to treat. Provider education and training is critical to expanding access to diagnosis and cure for HCV. Hosted by the National Association of State and Territorial AIDS Directors…

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2019 Public Health Detailing Institute for PrEP/RAPID

February 20 - February 22

In order to scale up pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and rapid initiation of antiretrovirals after HIV diagnoses (RAPID), it is important that clinical providers are knowledgeable about both of these highly effective biomedical prevention strategies. Public Health Detailing is an evidence-based strategy to encourage clinical practice change through brief, educational, one-on-one provider visits. The in-person Public Health Detailing Institute, to be held in San Francisco, will provide an expert-led overview of Public Health Detailing and a review of successful detailing programs focused…

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Facebook Live Series: Improving Public Health Messaging Using Modern Technology (Part 3)

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join UCHAPS for a Facebook Live series on how national campaigns can improve public health messaging using modern technology to reach priority populations. In this session, Johnathan Lykes, Artistic Director of Black Young and Powerful 100 will share best practices on reaching youth in public health campaigns. Following each session, participants will be able to: Identify barriers to working collaboratively with community leaders to increase effective messaging for desired populations Create steps to overcome identified barriers and create action plans for effective engagement;…

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Webinar: The Present & Future of Public Charge for Immigrants Living With HIV

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With the release of their notice of proposed rulemaking concerning Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds last fall, the Trump administration formally signaled their intent to discourage millions of immigrants from utilizing government assistance programs. This proposed rule would create a financial and medical litmus test for all immigrants coming to the United States, imposing a de facto ban on people living with HIV from immigrating to the United States and attempting to deter immigrants already living in the U.S. from…

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Treatment Technologies for Removing Chemicals of Concern

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A rescheduled webinar as part of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) water research program webinar series will take place on Feb. 26, 2019. EPA's Office of Research and Development hosts this webinar series to share current research activities and research results. Through innovative science and engineering, EPA’s researchers are developing cost-effective, sustainable solutions to 21st century complex water issues. The scientific results and innovative technologies developed support EPA’s mandate to protect the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of our Nation’s water…

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Webinar: More Than Tested, Empowered: The Growth of Peer-Involved National Hepatitis C Programs

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR)'s "More than Tested, Empowered" program aims to address challenges associated with hepatitis C (HCV) diagnosis and care among individuals who use drugs. This webinar will highlight strategies to expand peer-involved HCV programs and extend harm reduction services into the community. Hear from NVHR partners at the Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, the People's Harm Reduction Alliance, and the Urban Survivor’s Union about their work to facilitate the growth of programs that improve access to HCV services for…

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Lead Poisoning Prevention and Healthy Housing Conference

February 27 - February 28
Washington, DC Washington, DC United States

This conference is being held in conjunction with the National Safe and Healthy Housing Coalition and features an outstanding educational program and optional half-day visits to Capitol Hill to meet with Congressional offices. Conference attendees who choose to participate in the Hill meetings during the last day of the conference will be grouped with other attendees and given opportunities to meet with staff from the offices of their Representatives and Senators. Groups will be led by policy staff and coalition members who…

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NACCHO Rural Health Section 2019: First Quarter Call

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

After a successful strategic visioning and planning session on our last call, the NACCHO Rural Health Section will kick off this year with a presentation by Rural Health Section Leader and District Director of the Three-Rivers Health Department, Georgia Heise. The subject matter for this quarter’s call is harm reduction programs in rural settings. REGISTER.

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Social Media Best Practices for Climate and Health Communication

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join CDC’s Climate and Health Program for a webinar on Social Media Best Practices on Thursday, February 28, 2019, to learn how to leverage social media for climate and health communication. Social media experts from behavior change agency Marketing for Change will share tips and guidelines for using social media to communicate how a changing climate is impacting local public health. Register here.

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March 2019

CROI 2019: 26th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pm

The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. Abstracts are now being accepted for the 26th CROI. The deadline for general abstract and scholarship submissions is September 27, 2018. Late-breaker abstract submissions are due by January 16, 2019. CROI 2019 will be held March 4 through 7, 2019, in…

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