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June 2012 Blog Posts (9)

MAPP Training in Washington, DC on August 7-8, 2012

An upcoming MAPP training provided for Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grantees has space available for additional attendees. This training is a MAPP overview and is appropriate for individuals who are new to MAPP and is not appropriate for participants who are already conducting a MAPP process.

This FREE MAPP training will be in Washington, DC on Tuesday, August 7th and…


Added by MAPP on June 29, 2012 at 3:44pm — No Comments

NACCHO Annual Pre-Conference Workshop: Public Health Ethics

"Good Decision-Making in Real Time: Practical Public Health Ethics for Local Health Officials" provides tools and practical examples to address ethical challenges that commonly arise in the practice of public health. After learning the basics of public health ethics, participants will discuss case studies on issues that public health officials are likely to face. Developed in consultation with CDC, ethicists and public health directors, these cases will illustrate how to use ethics…


Added by MAPP on June 29, 2012 at 10:21am — No Comments

Leadership Development Workshop

Can't make it to Pittsburgh for NACo's Annual Conference? NACo is pleased to offer an interactive education program that will be streaming LIVE from Pittsburgh to anyone who wishes to participate.

This real time education workshop, Leadership Awakening the Best in People, will be led by Carl Neu, a nationally recognized local governance and leadership authority. Carl will share principles and tools to help motivate and empower YOU in order to compel counties to “Make Things…


Added by MAPP on June 27, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

Announcement of Two FOAs for REACH Initiatives

Approximately $32 million will be awarded through two Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) initiatives. These FOAs will support comprehensive programs addressing health disparities in racial and ethnic groups and will build upon previous REACH efforts and other community health programs that focus on engaging community partners to reduce health disparities.


  • The REACH FOA (approximately $20 million) will fund approximately 6 - 10…

Added by MAPP on June 26, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Accreditation, QI, and Performance Improvement Sessions at NACCHO Annual 2012

NACCHO's Performance Improvement teams have compiled a list of relevant sessions at NACCHO Annual 2012. The list features sessions related to accreditation preparation, quality improvement, community health assessment and planning, Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP), and more performance improvement topics.

Accreditation, Quality Improvement, and Performance Improvement…


Added by MAPP on June 20, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Center for Sharing Public Health Services Releases Call for Proposals

Public health agencies play a critical role in our nation’s health system. The dramatic increases in the length and quality of life for so many Americans over the past century are attributed, in large part, to the efforts of public health and the work of public health agencies to keep people healthy and safe. As communities face new challenges, like the increasing burden of chronic disease and lean fiscal environments, and new opportunities like advances in technology, many public health…


Added by MAPP on June 14, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments

Register for the Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar: Reproductive and Sexual Health

Register Now | June 21, 2012 | 12–12:45 PM ET


Join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the…


Added by MAPP on June 12, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Information Needed from LHDs on Impact of Cuts

In January 2013, budget cuts totaling 8% of spending across federal departments are set to go into effect due to an agreement between Congress and the White House made last summer in the debate over raising the debt ceiling. NACCHO is compiling information on how an 8% cut would…


Added by MAPP on June 12, 2012 at 8:56am — No Comments

NACCHO Annual: Track on Policy, System, Environment, and Organizational Change

Public health practice at many local health departments is increasingly focused on policy changes that can help people live healthier lives. NACCHO Annual 2012 offers a track of sessions on "Policy, System, Environment, and Organizational Change" that will help attendees learn proven strategies to facilitate healthy behaviors in their community.

Some examples of sessions in this track include the following:

  • There's an App for That: Mobile Technology in Public…

Added by MAPP on June 6, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

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