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Quandary for women: Contraceptive use vs HIV risk in Africa

Africa study suggests hormonal contraceptive tie to HIV infection - BUT data is so far inconclusive.

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Added by Dialogue4Health on October 4, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

CEED@Chicago :: Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities

CEED@Chicago coalition aims to reduce diabetes and cardiovascular disease among African Americans and Latinos in the Chicago metropolitan area through:

• Improving the distribution of healthy food by promoting the local production of food and increasing food access data so policy makers can make informed decisions

• Increasing health literacy at the community level through peer education by expanding training for Community Health Workers (CHWs) in healthy eating and physical…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on September 23, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments

Healthy Parks, Schools and Communities: Green Access and Equity for Southern California :: The City Project

"The City Project is proud to provide you a copy of our Policy Report Healthy Parks, Schools and Communities: Green Access and Equity for Southern California covering the nine counties of Southern California."


 

"... We believe the report addresses many of the issues of the built environment, public health and…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on September 22, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

PHI Urges UN to Seize 'Historic Opportunity' to Prevent Non-Communicable Diseases

 

September 15, 2011



Dear Colleague,



Next week, the United Nations will hold its first High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in New York. I am proud to represent the Public Health Institute at this…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on September 15, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

APHA Annual Meeting Advance Registration Deadline - Sept. 23

 

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Added by Dialogue4Health on September 15, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Call for Proposals! :: The Network for a Healthy California Statewide Conference

Call for Proposals!

Learn more

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cpns/Pages/Network-CAStatewideConf2012.aspx



The conference is soliciting…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on September 6, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Summer 2011 TIPH (This is Public Health) newsletter

Source http://www.thisispublichealth.org/newsletter.html

Download a PDF version of this newsletter http://www.thisispublichealth.org/Documents/Summer2011_Newsletter.pdf

 

TIPH – There’s an App…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on August 16, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Great New Books from APHA!

 

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APHA provides the most up to…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on July 28, 2011 at 9:58am — No Comments

We now have over 700 members!

We now have over 700 members! Welcome to the D4H Community.

 

Join our Greet team!

We would like to invite you to join our Greet team and help us welcome other members. To join, please go to http://dialogue4health.ning.com/group/greetteam

 

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Added by Dialogue4Health on July 14, 2011 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Congratulations Taraneh Salke!

Congratulations Taraneh Salke!

email from Ms. Salke ~

 

"Dear all,

 

I am pleased to inform you that our documentary film "Where Are the Men?", about family planning in Afghanistan, has won 1st place in the Short Documentary category at the Los Angeles Reel Film Festival. Our film has been selected…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on July 13, 2011 at 9:32am — No Comments

Games With No Screens and Food That’s Not Fast :: The New York Times

The New York Times



June 24, 2011

Games With No Screens and Food That’s Not Fast

On Monday, more than 100 children in Redwood City sweated on the AstroTurf behind Hoover Community School.

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Added by Dialogue4Health on June 28, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

New Study Highlights Need to Protect Human Health from Impacts of Climate Change

 

New Study Highlights Need to Protect Human Health from

Impacts of Climate Change

 

OAKLAND, CA (June 8, 2011) -- The recent discovery of a potentially harmful chemical component, isocyanic acid, in tobacco smoke,…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on June 9, 2011 at 11:39am — No Comments

PHI Insists U.S. Cannot Afford to Lose Ground in Prevention, Public Health in Federal Budget Process

PHI Insists U.S. Cannot Afford to Lose Ground in Prevention, Public Health in Federal Budget Process



OAKLAND, CA – While President Obama’s newly proposed 2012 budget reflects the difficult choices that must be made in this troubled economic time, it also contains a…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on February 15, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Registration Housing Now Open for the APHA Midyear Meeting

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Added by Dialogue4Health on February 3, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Funding Opportunity from RAMP



Regional Asthma Management and Prevention (RAMP) is a collaborative that promotes strategies for reducing asthma through a broad and comprehensive…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on February 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

DEADLINE EXTENDED: WHL-San Joaquin Valley Program Application Due :: Application Deadline: January 28, 2011

Center for Collaborative…
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Added by Dialogue4Health on January 21, 2011 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Hector Perez Receives PHI Innovation Award

January 11, 2011

Hector Perez Receives PHI Innovation Award

The Public Health Institute is pleased to announce that Hector Perez, MD, program coordinator of Puentes de Esperanza, is the recipient of the Adeline Hackett Innovations Initiative Small Grant Program for 2010 for a plan to stop the spread of multiple drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) among children.…

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Added by Dialogue4Health on January 20, 2011 at 10:28am — No Comments

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