Opioid Use Disorder Documented at Delivery Hospitalization - United States, 1999-20148/15/2018 8:30:00 AMA recent MMWR surveillance summary shows that the number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) at labor and delivery has gone up more than quadrupled from 1999 to 2014, with significant increases in all 28 states with available data. The findings illustrate that OUD during pregnancy is a growing national problem. These national and state-level data can guide the development and tailoring of prevention and treatment efforts.
APHA 2018-Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now8/9/2018 10:00:00 AMRegistration is open for the American Public Health Association's (APHA's) annual meeting and expo. The meeting will take place November 10-14, 2018, in San Diego, California. This year's theme is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now," putting health equity at the center of the public health field's attention.
Executive Summary for the Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map, 2018-20238/9/2018 10:00:00 AMThe Healthy Brain Initiative's (HBI) State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia, The 2018-2023 Road Map charts a course for state and local public health agencies and their partners to act quickly and strategically to prepare all communities by stimulating changes in policies, systems and environments.
Notice of Funding Opportunity: Enhancing Public Health Surveillance of Autism Spectrum Disorder 8/7/2018 4:28:00 PMCDC's Developmental Disabilities Branch within the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities has published a notice of funding opportunity-Enhancing Public Health Surveillance of Autism Spectrum Disorder through the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to enhance the capacity of surveillance programs to implement a population-based, multiple source program for autism spectrum disorder. The application deadline is October 1, 2018, at 11:59 pm (EDT).