Upcoming webinars for National Minority Health Month

Upcoming webinars for National Minority Health Month

Learn more about health equity during DHHS, OMH Webinar Series throughout April.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

Upcoming Training - "LGBT: What You Need to Know"

Upcoming Training - "LGBT: What You Need to Know"

A training by The Phoenix Center to help you better understand and serve the LGBT community.
Wednesday, April 04 2018 0 Comments

April is National Minority Health Month!

April is National Minority Health Month!

Access resources to help celebrate Minority Health Month.
Tuesday, April 03 2018 0 Comments

Great Lakes Health Equity Webinar: Equity in Quality

Great Lakes Health Equity Webinar: Equity in Quality

Join a webinar on March 23 hosted by the Great Lakes Health Equity Council (RHEC V).
Wednesday, March 07 2018 0 Comments

HIV Internalized Stigma Fact Sheet + Infographics

HIV Internalized Stigma Fact Sheet + Infographics

CDC has released a new HIV internalized stigma fact sheet and infographics available for use. Each infographic has a web address at the bottom that links back to the fact sheet.
Tuesday, March 06 2018 0 Comments

IRHA Hosts Rural Health Career Forums

IRHA Hosts Rural Health Career Forums

The Forums will help students gain insight on the many careers paths they can take in rural health and the best way to get there.
Tuesday, February 27 2018 0 Comments

ILLINOIS PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION POLICY AND TOOLS TO ADDRESS RACIAL EQUALITY AND GENDER EQUITY

ILLINOIS PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION POLICY AND TOOLS TO ADDRESS RACIAL EQUALITY AND GENDER EQUITY

The Illinois Public Health Association, in the representation of its membership of Public Health practitioners and advocates, engages and supports ongoing efforts to eliminate racism, and associated health determinants that contribute in our state to health disparities. To attain a goal of social justice and equality, IPHA is committed to provide training, elicit inclusive diversity policies, and foster collaborations to further advocacy and access to resources to eliminate barriers that challenge health equity and gender equality.
Friday, February 23 2018 0 Comments

Sanctuary Healthcare for All: Protecting the Rights of Immigrants and Marginalized People

Sanctuary Healthcare for All: Protecting the Rights of Immigrants and Marginalized People

Join Public Health Woke on Saturday for an event focused on protecting the rights of immigrants and marginalized people.
Thursday, February 01 2018 0 Comments

APHA President Joseph Telfair calls for honest conversations to begin eliminating health inequities

APHA President Joseph Telfair calls for honest conversations to begin eliminating health inequities

Racism, he says, is a “historical fact — a reality that we live in.”
Wednesday, January 24 2018 0 Comments

Advancement Project launches new website with improved racial justice tools

Advancement Project launches new website with improved racial justice tools

Need access to a racial justice perspective on the latest news in voting rights, immigration, policing or education on the go? Check out Advancement Project's new website.
Wednesday, January 10 2018 0 Comments

Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012–2015

Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012–2015

The CDC Report contains data on racial and ethnic disparities in health, health access, and health-related behavior among rural US adult populations.
Wednesday, December 13 2017 0 Comments

Sanctuary Healthcare for All: Protecting the Rights of Immigrants and Marginalized People

Sanctuary Healthcare for All: Protecting the Rights of Immigrants and Marginalized People

The Public Health Woke Coalition will host a regional conference on February 3rd
Tuesday, November 28 2017 0 Comments

Rural Health Webinar - motor vehicle deaths/seatbelt use, suicide and drug overdose

Rural Health Webinar - motor vehicle deaths/seatbelt use, suicide and drug overdose

This webinar will feature the CDC researchers who will discuss their findings, examine the factors contributing to these disparities, and point you to available tools and resources to address the disparities in your communities.
Wednesday, November 08 2017 0 Comments

Webinar on a new video-based HIV Prevention Intervention for Latino/ Hispanic MSM

Webinar on a new video-based HIV Prevention Intervention for Latino/ Hispanic MSM

This one-hour webinar will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the new CDC endorsed, video-based, effective behavioral intervention, Sin Buscar Excusas (SBE), No Excuses.
Friday, November 03 2017 0 Comments

Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Canessa, recipient of the 2017 Susan G. Komen / Linda B. Washkuhn Education and Leadership award!

Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Canessa, recipient of the 2017 Susan G. Komen / Linda B. Washkuhn Education and Leadership award!

Dr. Patricia Canessa has been selected for the 2017 Susan G. Komen / Linda B. Washkuhn Education and Leadership award.
Tuesday, October 17 2017 0 Comments

UIC's Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) funded by NIH as 1 of 12 Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities

UIC's Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) funded by NIH as 1 of 12 Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Twelve specialized research centers designed to conduct multidisciplinary research, research training, and community engagement activities focused on improving minority health and reducing health disparities will launch.
Monday, October 16 2017 0 Comments

Bisexual Health Conference in Chicago - Registration Now Open

Bisexual Health Conference in Chicago - Registration Now Open

AIDS Foundation of Chicago will host conference to explore the relationships of racial equity and social justice in the bisexual community.
Wednesday, October 04 2017 0 Comments

One in five children in the U.S is overweight or obese.

One in five children in the U.S is overweight or obese.

Learn more about the risks and how childhood obesity can be prevented.
Thursday, September 28 2017 0 Comments

CDC: More Than 100 Million Americans Living with Diabetes or Prediabetes

CDC: More Than 100 Million Americans Living with Diabetes or Prediabetes

Diabetes growth rate steady, adding to health care burden
Thursday, September 07 2017 0 Comments

Patricia Canessa Appointed to American Public Health Association Committee

Patricia Canessa Appointed to American Public Health Association Committee

Member of IPHA staff, Dr. Patricia Canessa, appointment by the president and leadership of APHA to their Committee on Health
Wednesday, August 30 2017 0 Comments

IPHA Statement on Events in Charlottesville, VA

IPHA Statement on Events in Charlottesville, VA

As an association of organizations and professionals from the Illinois public health system,, we strongly condemn the violent extremism in Charlottesville over the last weekend. We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of those who lost their lives.
Thursday, August 17 2017 0 Comments

IPHA 76th Annual Meeting: Call for Awards Nominations

IPHA 76th Annual Meeting: Call for Awards Nominations

The Awards Committee for the 76th Annual Meeting is requesting nominations for this year’s awards.
Tuesday, August 15 2017 0 Comments

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy : Special Announcement

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy : Special Announcement

Please see attached the CMV newsletter for this quarter and below the Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.
Thursday, July 13 2017 0 Comments

OMH Health Disparities Data Widget Now Available

OMH Health Disparities Data Widget Now Available

The widget provides charts and graphs of disparities data at your fingertips
Thursday, July 06 2017 0 Comments

Showcase Your Research or Project in a Poster Presentation at the IPHA 76th Annual Meeting

Showcase Your Research or Project in a Poster Presentation at the IPHA 76th Annual Meeting

The call for poster presentation abstracts is now open! Deadline for submission is June 30!
Monday, June 26 2017 0 Comments

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