Illinois HIV Care Connect Introduces ‘Good Health Is More Than Health Care’ Quiz

Illinois HIV Care Connect Introduces ‘Good Health Is More Than Health Care’ Quiz

Quiz is first step in campaign to help residents living with HIV affected by social determinants of health
Wednesday, September 12 2018 0 Comments

New Resource Guide for Health and Education Partners

New Resource Guide for Health and Education Partners

New APHA resource guide to help school, health and community partners create supportive environments and improve health and education outcomes for vulnerable students.
Monday, August 06 2018 0 Comments

Special Populations Tool Kits

Special Populations Tool Kits

View new tool kits for researchers who work with populations that are underrepresented in research.
Wednesday, August 01 2018 0 Comments

IPHA Seeking Nominations for Public Health Awards

IPHA Seeking Nominations for Public Health Awards

The awards will be presented at the Friends of Public Health Celebration that will be held during the IPHA 77th Annual Conference on the evening of Wednesday, September 6, 2018. Deadline to submit award nominations is July 29, 2018!
Friday, July 06 2018 0 Comments

Learn how you can join the NIH All of Us Research Program

Learn how you can join the NIH All of Us Research Program

Part of the National Institutes of Health, All of Us is expected to be the largest and most diverse longitudinal health research program ever developed.
Tuesday, June 19 2018 0 Comments

Health News Illinois: Report: Child death rates in Illinois reveal racial, county disparities

Health News Illinois: Report: Child death rates in Illinois reveal racial, county disparities

While the overall child death rate in Illinois was consistent with the national average in 2015, the rate masks disparities across counties and racial groups, according to an analysis released last week by Voices for Illinois Children.
Tuesday, June 19 2018 0 Comments

APHA & CDC Webinar: Climate Changes Health Equity

APHA & CDC Webinar: Climate Changes Health Equity

APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proud to present a live conversation on Climate Changes Health Equity on June 28 from 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET.
Friday, June 15 2018 0 Comments

IPHA Signs on to Letter Opposing Family Separation at the Border

IPHA Signs on to Letter Opposing Family Separation at the Border

IPHA, along with more than 540 national and state organizations, signed on to a letter calling for the end of the harmful and inhumane practice of separating immigrant children from their parents.
Friday, June 08 2018 0 Comments

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

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