Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award honors extraordinary individuals or organizations who are committed to improving the quality of health and healthcare of those they serve. Considering nominating someone for this award – the nomination deadline is Nov. 10, 2017.
The Georgia Public Health Association 2018 conference planning committee welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations and scientific posters. The deadline to submit an abstract is Oct. 31, 2017.
You are invited to participate in a one-day meeting by the Partnership for Diabetes Health Equity (PDHE) at Morehouse School of Medicine’s National Center for Primary Care on October 16. The event is FREE, but seats are limited to 50 persons.
The Georgia House Rural Development Council met on September 6-7 in Metter, GA for a conference focusing on rural healthcare. There is a video from the conference that is available to the public and may be of interest to GPHA members.
Due to Hurricane Irma, State government will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-12, for all employees except essential personnel.
Gary Nelson of Healthcare Georgia Foundation was a guest on the GPB radio show “On Second Thought” with Celeste Headlee Wednesday, August 2 at 9 a.m. Nelson discussed rural health care access and the Two Georgias initiative.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Director of the Georgia Department of Public Health, will soon serve on the national stage. The Trump administration has appointed Fitzgerald to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Georgians for a Health Future invite you to their third annual Consumer Health Impact Awards, September 27th in Atlanta.
Looking for continuing education credits? Here are links to some free available nursing CE hours!
In its June meeting, the Georgia Department of Public Health recognized several public health groups for their leadership and service, including the Epidemiology Section, Vital Records Department, and the Cobb/Douglas public health district.