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- Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting and Tribal Consultation Dates1/12/2023 11:16:00 AMThe 25th Biannual CDC/ATSDR Tribal Advisory Committee meeting will be held in Atlanta, GA, on February 8-9, 2023. The meeting will provide opportunities for tribal leaders to hear about and provide input on the public health issues affecting their tribal nations. Following the meeting, CDC/ATSDR will hold tribal consultation to receive input and guidance from leaders of tribal nations on strengthening relationships during the implementation of the CDC Moving Forward Initiative.
- Application Period for CDC's Public Health Associate Program Begins January 181/12/2023 10:45:00 AMCDC's Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is recruiting recent college graduates for careers in public health January 18-25. Associates are assigned to state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations and work alongside other professionals across various settings. Throughout the 2-year training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers.
- Competences for Public Health Professionals 1/12/2023 10:11:00 AMCompetencies are the knowledge, skills, and behaviors that contribute to individual and organizational performance. Public health agencies can use the Competencies for Public Health Professionals and discipline-specific competencies to support workforce development planning and action. Competencies are used to assess training needs, develop job descriptions, and create career paths.
- New Resources for Public Health Financing1/12/2023 9:54:00 AMLearn more about public health financing resources and field-based examples. Information about funding flows, innovative financing strategies, and training opportunities can help health departments strengthen their awareness around funding public health practices and resources to support infrastructure needs.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Law Program and ChangeLab Solutions are excited to announce the new Public Health Law Fellowship 1/12/2023 9:45:00 AMThis paid opportunity provides graduate students, law students, and recent graduates of these programs, with on-the-job training to prepare them for careers in public health law and policy. The Public Health Law Fellowship strengthens the public health law workforce by increasing diversity within the field and preparing the next generation of public health law professionals to respond to critical issues. Applications are open through January 23, 2023.
The 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) describe the public health activities that all communities should undertake. On September 9, 2020, a revised EPHS framework and graphic was released. The revised EPHS is intended to bring the framework in line with current and future public health practice.