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Archive for September, 2011

Community Outreach Program Planning Webinar

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Register Now!
Community Outreach Program Planning Webinar
Presented by: Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011
Time: 2-3 PM

The Healthy Communities – Community of Interest (COI) invites you to a webinar on October 6, 2011 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Health and literacy educator Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, M.Ed., will speak on community health program planning and development. She will talk about her recent experience working with community based organizations (CBOs) in Providence RI serving the Latino community and CBOs in rural Maine serving seniors. Her presentation will include a discussion of ideas and strategies for community assessment, forming partnerships, and planning and implementing community health programs. She will also draw on the experience of Healthy Communities COI members and hopes you too will share the creative ideas and strategies that have
worked for you.

Please contact Michelle Eberle, your Healthy Communities COI Facilitator, for further information.

NIH News in Health [Sept issue]

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Check out the September issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.

This edition features articles about:

  • dealing with your teen’s behavior
  • postpartum depression
  • frontotemporal disorders

To request print copies free of charge for your library, doctor’s office or institution, please email or call 301-435-7489 for more information. Or, print the PDF.

To recommend topics for upcoming issues or share how you use the newsletter, visit the NIH News in Health Facebook wall.

Health Data Tools and Statistics on

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

The Health Data Tools and Statistics page on the website has been reorganized to make public health data and statistics easier to find and use.

New Public Health Data Tools and Statistics Categories:
County and Local Health Data
State Health Data
Individual State Data
National Health Data
Global Health Data
Statistical Reports
Demographic Data
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Training and Education
Health Information Technology and Standards
Tools for Data Collection and Planning

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