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May 2017

Webinar: Implementing Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Integrated HIV/AIDS Planning Technical Assistance Center (IHAP TAC), for "Putting Plans into Action: Roles and Responsibilities for Implementing Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans." The webinar will help Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part A and Part B recipients and CDC-funded HIV prevention programs explore approaches to establish roles, responsibilities, and structures for implementing the five-year Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans submitted to CDC and HRSA in September 2016. EGM Consulting, in collaboration with the IHAP TAC, will…

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National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017

May 19

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year, join the Banyan Tree Project – a national social marketing campaign – to stop HIV/AIDS-related stigma in Asian & Pacific Islander (A&PI) communities and be a part of creating a world that accepts people living with HIV/AIDS. Check out the Banyan Tree Project website for ideas on how your local health department can provide HIV/AIDS services to A&PIs and host events in A&PI communities to raise awareness about the impact of…

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Hepatitis Testing Day 2017

May 19

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is National Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States. Millions of Americans have chronic viral hepatitis and most of them do not know they are infected. Hepatitis Testing Day is an opportunity to remind health care providers and the public who should be tested for viral hepatitis. Share this risk assessment and check out these resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to educate your community about viral hepatitis.

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National Latino HIV and Hepatitis C Conference

May 22 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm

Hosted in South Padre Island, Texas, National Latino HIV and Hepatitis C Conference focuses on sharing information and discussing efforts around HIV and hepatitis C in the Latino population by bridging the varied disciplines of education, advocacy, clinical care and others. This year's conference will focus on the following topics: Social Determinants of Health Reproductive Health HIV/HCV Prevention and Treatment Access To Care Violence and Exploitation Health Literary and Equity Las Jeringas - Intravenous Drug Use Mujeres Poderosas Poder Juvenil…

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CDC Twitter Chat: Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The thirteenth annual Healthy and Safe Swimming Week will be celebrated on May 22-28, 2017. To kick off the week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is co-hosting a Twitter Chat with @CBSHealth on Monday, May 22 from 12:00-1:00 pm ET. The Twitter chat will focus on recent outbreaks of a diarrheal illness linked to swimming, and caused by Cryptosporidium. This parasite is spread when someone swallows water that has been contaminated with the fecal matter (poop) of an infected swimmer and is one…

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Save the Date: HepVu Webinar

May 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) has worked with HepVu to arrange another public webinar since the previous one conflicted with the CDC Foundation’s summit. The webinar will allow the HepVu team to go through the website, data, and methodology. Registration is required - register today! Conference Line: 1-650-479-3207 Access code: 660 962 683

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MAHC Network May Webinar: Reducing Crypto Risk in Swimming Pools

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the latest bi-monthly Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on May 24, 2017 at 12:00-1:00 pm ET. This presentation will focus on reducing risk factors related to the Cryptosporidium parasite and cryptosporidiosis (the diarrheal disease it causes) in public recreational water facilities. Also referred to as “Crypto,” this parasite is the leading cause of waterborne illness among humans in the United States. Webinar attendees will hear from Laura Suppes, an…

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NACCHO Sharing Session: Active Managerial Control

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

NACCHO will host an online sharing session on Active Managerial Control (AMC) scheduled for May 24, 2017 at 1:00-2:00 PM/ET. Using AMC to reduce foodborne illness risk factors is credited by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Code, as the best way to accomplish one of its primary goals for regulators and the industry, to produce safe, quality food for customers. Presenters in this session will provide specific insight and best practices related to using AMC, both from the local…

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Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care for People Living with HIV

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the National Center for Innovation in AIDS Care (HRSA/HAB-supported) for an overview of recent research related to the disproportionate prevalence of trauma and stress-related disorders in people living with HIV (PLWH), as well as the relationships of trauma symptoms to decreased engagement in HIV treatment and prevention services. Best practices in trauma-informed care to improve engagement of clients in HIV services will be presented. REGISTER..

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Webinar Series: Molecular Epidemiology and Sequencing Approaches in Public Health (Pt. 3)

May 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence (CoEs) are pleased to announce the third installment of the “Molecular Epidemiology and Sequencing Approaches in Public Health” webinar series. This webinar, titled "hqSNP, wgMLST and the WGS alphabet soup: what epidemiologists need to know, " will be hosted by Martin Wiedmann from Cornell University on May 24 from 3-4pm ET. By the end of the presentation, participants will understand: The advantages of wgMLST and hqSNP based data analysis approaches…

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