ACIP Meets in Atlanta
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meets June 19-20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia and although registration for attending the live meeting is closed, you may wish to view the webcast or listen by phone. For meeting agenda and instructions for viewing or listening to the meeting, go to the CDC website at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/index.html.
Public Health by the Numbers. Our Story. Our Time. Our Future
The 2013 NACCHO Annual Conference will take place in Dallas on July 10–12 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The theme is “Public Health by the Numbers. Our Story. Our Time. Our Future.” Explore the story of public health and the future of the professionals who work every day to promote the health and safety of all people. The conference is a unique opportunity to share your experiences and network with colleagues. Learn about research breakthroughs, new technologies, and innovative solutions and products.
World Hepatitis Day 2013: This is hepatitis. Know it. Confront it.
This year on the 28th July we will be celebrating our 6th World Hepatitis Day, working in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Our 2013 posters are now available to download here. You can also use our online customisable tool to edit any of our WHD 2013 posters. You can change the text or language, and can add in your own pictures and logos to make it more relevant to your campaign.
Recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)
August is typically recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This awareness month highlights the need for improving national immunization coverage levels and encourages all people to protect their health by being immunized against infectious diseases.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/default.htm - More information
http://www.healthfinder.gov/nho/PDFs/AugustNHOtoolkit.pdf - Tool Kit
2013 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media
August 20 – 22, 2013 in Atlanta
The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) is pleased to announce the seventh annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media to be held August 20 – 22, 2013 in Atlanta, GA.
This conference brings together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state government and the private sector, and provides a forum for collegial dialogue within and across these disciplines. The conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with colleagues and shape the future of health communication, marketing, and media practice.
Registration is now open and information about agenda and hotel accommodations can be found at www.nphic.org. Some scholarships are available for employees of state and local public health agencies and deadline for application is June 21, 2013.