Talking Health: A New Way to Communicate About Public Health

The de Beaumont Foundation is proud to announce the launch of Talking Health: A New Way to Communicate About Public Health. Published by the de Beaumont Foundation and Oxford University Press, Talking Health is the first book to be published in the COVID-19 era with practical insights and tools to help public health professionals improve their communication about health…

NOW STREAMING: ‘Outbreak: The First Response’ available on Yahoo.com

Outbreak: The First Response,” a new documentary on the COVID-19 response in the Seattle area, is now available for live streaming on Yahoo.com. Produced by Soledad O’Brien Productions with the support of the de Beaumont Foundation, the documentary is told through the eyes of the county’s health director, a family experiencing homelessness, and a family…

PHLN featured in Public Health Reports “Executive Perspective”

PHLN featured in Public Health Reports “Executive Perspective” Dr. Mary Beth Bigley, Director of the Division of Nursing and Public Health, Bureau of Health Workforce, at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), wrote about the history and updates to the public health training center program and how the PHTCs work to strengthen the public…

Region IV Zika Virus Webinar

Register for the Zika Webinar Recording: “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases” Lecture with Richard Hamburg, Interim President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health.  This is a recording of a lecture held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. This Webinar was hosted by Region IV Training Center of the Public Health Learning Network. 

PHAB Announces Changes to the Accreditation Process

A new Guide to National Public Health Department Initial Accreditation was adopted by the Board of Directors of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this summer. The Guide contains a number of policy and process revisions. Health departments considering or working toward accreditation should carefully review the new Guide to National Public Health Department Initial…

Diabetes Report Card

A report card providing information on the status of diabetes in the United States, including information about diabetes, gestational diabetes, prediabetes, preventive care practices, risk factors, quality of care, outcomes, and progress made toward meeting national diabetes goals.

Healthiest Nation 2030

The U.S. trails other countries in life expectancy and other measures of good health, and this holds true across all ages and socio-economic groups. NPHW 2015 presents an opportunity for public health professionals and broader partnerships to address what we can do to improve health outcomes and impacts of chronic disease. This is the defining challenge…