The Region IV Public Health Training Center has recently launched a new website. A few new highlights of the site include a Trainings Database, Infectious DiseaseTrainings Database, Public Health Resources, News/Upcoming Events and more.
This is National Public Health Week, and President Barak Obama issued a proclamation recognizing the value public health workers deliver to our country every day.
The Georgia State Office of Rural Health has issued a request for grant applications for the Rural Health Network Grant Fiscal Year 2016. The application closing date is Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 3 p.m.
For the summer 2016 issue, jGPHA will publish the proceedings from the 2016 GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference. The submission deadline is June 1st.
The American Public Health Association’s Council of Affiliates (CoA) is inviting Affiliates and students to submit abstracts for posters which will demonstrate Affiliate best practices or promising programs for exhibition at the 2016 APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver, CO, October 29 – November 2, 2016.
The 2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly is officially concluded, and now Governor Nathan Deal has 40 days (until May 3rd) to sign of veto the bills that reached his office, or allow them to become law without his signature.
Several bills related to public health have passed both the House and Senate and are now on the desk of Governor Nathan Deal, include the “Campus Carry” bill related to guns on college campuses, a bill referring to taxes on tobacco products, and an Influenza Education bill affecting assisted living communities.
See which public health bills saw action during the Georgia legislative session last week.
The Institute of Public Health, University of Porto in Porto, Portugal (ISPUP) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher within the scientific area of Health Services Research.
Our latest legislative update includes a list of bills still in play, and a list of those that did not make it out of their chambers and will not be considered this year.