PEDIATRICS STUDY REVEALS STATES WHERE MORE THAN 80% OF LEAD-POISONED CHILDREN REMAIN UNIDENTIFIED As concerns about lead exposure peak across the U.S., a PHI study published today in Pediatrics indicates that reporting may be capturing just 2 out of every 3 children poisoned by lead. “Assessing Child Lead Poisoning Case Ascertainment in the US, 1999-2010,”… Read More »
A collaborative project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI), the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, available online at www.countyhealthrankings.org, show that where you live influences how well and how long you live. The Rankings allow each state to see how its counties compare on more… Read More »
Governor Chris Christie has signed a proclamation recognizing April 3-9 as Public Health Week in New Jersey. Click here to access the Proclamation.
Save the Date for: New Jersey Department of Health Population Summit Wednesday June 7, 2017 Click here for details and registration information.
The Aetna Foundation’s 2017 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program is now open. This will be the Foundation’s only open RFP this year. The foundation expects to award up to $2 million in grants to organizations that increase opportunities for low-income, minority communities to make healthy choices in the places they live, work, learn, and play.… Read More »
The American Public Health Association comments on the the plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. House plan to replace Affordable Care Act jeopardizes the lives of Americans
This year, APHA will host its seventh annual NPHW Twitter Chat on April 5 at 2 p.m. EDT. Click here for further details.
Please find attached here a call for papers regarding the NJDOH/ NJAAP Newborn Screening conference April 25 or click on the link below. NEWBORN SCREENING conf 4-25-17
Click here for details on this web forum series.
Please join American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute, and Trust for America’s Health for a Dialogue4Health Web Forum featuring a panel discussion highlighting advocacy opportunities to advance prevention, equity and public health with the new Administration and Congress. Click here for registration and further details.