Congenital Syphilis Information

The March of Dimes in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to increase patient awareness of Congenital Syphilis. Syphilis during pregnancy can cause serious problems for your baby, like premature birth (before 37 weeks of pregnancy). It also can cause death for your baby before or after birth. If your baby is born… Read More »

Announcing call for 2018 Public Health Fellowship in Government

The Fellowship in Government provides a unique public policy learning experience, demonstrates the value of science-government interaction and enhances public health science and practical knowledge in government. APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials and an interest in serving as a staff person in the U.S. Congress. The fellowship is based in… Read More »

APHA Learning Institute on How to Evaluate Public Health Programs

This is a day long workshop before the APHA conference in November on how to evaluate public health programs. The steps and standards of the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation will be utilized as a systematic process to conducting evaluations. For details and registration click here the link below.  

New Jersey Climate Change Fall Conference Save The Date!

Climate Change Policy in New Jersey: Advancing Opportunities to make New Jersey Safer, Greener, Healthier and More Prosperous Hosted by the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance. Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Coach Barn at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ. Event flyer available here.

New Jersey Department of Health Achieves National Accreditation

“Achieving accreditation indicates that the New Jersey Department of Health is dedicated to improving and protecting the health of the community by striving to continuously improve the quality of the services it delivers,” said Ray (Bud) Nicola, MD, MHSA, chair of PHAB’s Board of Directors and affiliate professor at the University of Washington School of… Read More »

Summer 2017 Issue of NJPHA Newsletter

This issue’s features: Article by the NJ Commissioner of Health on the Department’s recent PHAB accreditation and the Population Health Summit Column from NJPHA’s President “Save the Date” for NJPHA’s 2017 Annual Conference in October Opinion piece from NJLBHA on accreditation in New Jersey Article on the American Health Care Act (AHCA)     Summer 2017… Read More »

A Third of Children Exposed to Lead in the U.S. Likely Undiagnosed

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 »

May Webinars – 5/9 and 5/18

Plan4Health: Nutrition webinar:  Tuesday, May 9 Join us for the third webinar of a three-part series to learn about the Plan4Health Initiative, and the importance of planning and public health to create the healthiest nation. Presenters will talk about nutrition focused policies, systems and environmental strategies that improve access to food and beverage options. Objectives… Read More »