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October 2017

Webinar: Introducing the Sourcebook on U.S. State & Federal HIV Criminal Law and Practice

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join The Center for HIV Law and Policy, the Georgia Coalition to End HIV Criminalization, HIV Modernization Movement Indiana (HMM), and HIV Prevention Justice Alliance for this webinar to find out what's new in CHLP's Sourcebook on State and Federal HIV Criminal Law and Practice and the most effective ways HIV criminal reform advocates can use it to inform and support their work. There will also be a discussion of different pathways to reform HIV criminal laws, some of the…

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justB Webinar: Real People Sharing Their Stories of Hepatitis B

October 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) believes that people living with hepatitis B and C should be at the forefront of viral hepatitis education and advocacy. The Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) has taken a leadership role in this by developing the #justB project, a powerful national storybank featuring people living with hepatitis B who put a human face on a serious disease. Join NVHR and HBF for a webinar to learn more about this project and to hear from three…

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Webinar: Climate Changes Children’s Health: Protecting Our Future

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

As part of the Year of Climate Change and Health webinar series, this seventh installment — brought to you by the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment —will highlight children's sensitivity to the health threats imposed by climate change, and will offer solutions to help this vulnerable population mitigate and adapt to those threats. WELCOME: Olubukolami "Mimi”"Musa, MPH, Program Associate, Environmental Health, Center for Public Health Policy, American Public Health Association PRESENTERS:  Leyla McCurdy,…

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Antibiotic Stewardship and Sepsis: A Balancing Act

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this webinar hosted by Sepsis Alliance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will join subject-matter experts from Intermountain Healthcare and Sharp Memorial Hospital to discuss what antibiotic stewardship is and why it is important. Experiences with antibiotic stewardship programs will be shared by Intermountain Health and Sharp HealthCare. Key issues and challenges related to antibiotic stewardship and care of patients with sepsis will be discussed. The target audience is nurses, physicians, pharmacists, EMS and other healthcare personnel may…

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National Videoconference: Condom Distribution as a Structural Intervention

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the University of Washington Public Health Capacity Building Center's HIV Technical Cooperation Group for an interactive video-presentation to learn how health departments and community organizations can implement effective condom distribution strategies. Speakers From the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Jennifer D. Medina Matsuki, MPH, CHES, Director, Social Marketing and Community Engagement Ilona Gale, MPH, Director, NYC Condom Availability Program From APLA Shared Action Miguel Chion, MD, MPH, Associate Director, HIV…

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Webinar: Understanding and Addressing Parent Questions about Childhood Vaccines

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Although immunization rates among children remain high nationally, parents may have questions about vaccines, and some are delaying or refusing vaccinations altogether. On Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 12pm-1pm ET, join experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Vermont Department of Health to learn about how parents make decisions about vaccination and hear promising strategies—from the clinic and community—for tackling tough questions and optimizing childhood vaccinations. Register now and learn more about other webinars…

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EPA Tools and Resources Webinar: EnviroAtlas

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

EnviroAtlas is a web-based decision support tool that combines maps, analysis tools, downloadable data and informational resources that states, tribes, communities and individuals can use to help inform policy and planning decisions that impact the places where people live, learn, work and play. EnviroAtlas contains two primary tools: An Interactive Map, which provides access to 300+ ecosystem-related maps developed by EPA researchers and an Eco-Health Relationship Browser, which displays evidence from hundreds of scientific publications on the linkages between ecosystems,…

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Facebook Live: 2017-2018 Flu Season Overview

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tune in to the Medscape Facebook for a live Q&A with expert Dr. Joe Bresee, the Associate Director of Global Health Affairs for CDC's Influenza Division. Dr. Bresee will be answering questions from health care professionals (and the general public) about flu, flu vaccines, and the upcoming flu season. Registration is not required, just tune into the Medscape Facebook at 1pm ET.

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CDC Webinar: Antibiotic Use Educational and Awareness Initiatives

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CDC’s Office of Antibiotic Stewardship is hosting a call to: Unveil CDC’s new antibiotic use brand & educational effort Share our plans for U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (formerly Get Smart Week) Reveal some new and revamped materials & resources for patients and healthcare professionals Walk you through the new U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week Stakeholder Toolkit, which is a comprehensive guide featuring activities and resources your organization can use to promote the week! REGISTER. Dial-In Number(s): U.S. Toll: 303.248.0285 Access Code:…

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Webinar: What’s your HPV IQ? A Conversation About Immunization Quality Improvement Tools

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As part of the VICNetwork's Adolescent Immunization Webinar series, join Dr. Sharon Humiston for an engaging conversation with the creators of the newly launched HPV IQ website, which provides evidence-based tools for HPV vaccine quality improvement. REGISTER.

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