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Oral Health America

January 21, 2011
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Tweet Oral health America works to represent the oral health interests of the American public. Through Smiles Across America, OHA reaches more than 310,000 children annually with a range of oral disease prevention and health promotion services, including dental sealants, fluoride varnish treatments, and family education. The organization also educates youth about the risks of […]

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3rd Annual Sickle Cell Disease Education Symposium

September 1, 2010
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Tweet The Office of Civic Engagement is partnering with Center of Disease Control and Prevention to host the 3rd Annual Sickle Cell Disease Education Symposium. The evening will include presentations from a historian that will provide an overview of the first two case histories of sickle cell disease, a CDC scientist will discuss the public […]

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Public Health InternPositions with Federal Agency

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Tweet If you are interested in working for the federal government and would like to do an internship with a federal agency, please feel free to use the links listed below to research your options. Dept. of Agriculture http://www.dm.usda.gov/employ/CareerInternPositions.htm Dept. of Commerce http://hr.commerce.gov/Careers/StudentCareerOpportunities/DEV01_005844 Dept of Health and Human Services

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CDC Fellowships

July 5, 2010
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Tweet Here are some opportunities for career development of public health training for students and public health professionals at the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Student Internships and Fellowships CDC offers a variety of internships and fellowships for students in areas of interest such as environmental health, epidemiology, general public health, global health, […]

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Cost-effectiveness of Prevention Programs

June 14, 2010
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Tweet In some situations as public health professionals we have the need of analyzing the cost-effectiveness of one or several prevention programs.  We basically need to compare the relative costs and outcomes (effects) of two or more courses of action, and based on that economic analysis choose the options that provide the greatest outcome for […]

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HIV Prevention

June 11, 2010
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Tweet Many infected people are unaware of their HIV status and may unknowingly transmit the virus to others. Since this disease was first reported over 20 years ago, an estimated 944,000 people have developed AIDS in United States. An estimated of 55,000 new HIV infections occur in USA each year. It is known, based on […]

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Masters in Public Health in Spain

May 22, 2010
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Tweet Some of our public health observers asked us for some information about Masters in Public Health in Spain. Here you can find some universities that offer these masters related to public health. Good Luck! Andalusina School of Public Health  – Escuela Andaluza de Salud Publica University of Granada – Universidad de Granada Spain – […]

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Master in Public Health, Master in Public Policy, and other programs in France

May 20, 2010
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Tweet In this entry you will find information about Master in Public Health, Master in Public Policy, and other masters and programs related to public health in France. Masters in Public Health in France French School of Public Health (EHESP) Ecole des Etudes en Sante Publique Masters in Public Policy The American University of Paris […]

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World Hepatitis Day – May 19th

May 19, 2010
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Tweet During the month of May, CDC and other public health partners are celebrating the 15th anniversary of National Hepatitis Awareness Month and, on May 19th, World Hepatitis Day. World Hepatitis Day emphasizes the importance of testing for people who are at high risk, and is especially critical for those who have chronic viral hepatitis […]

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Masters in Public Health In Germany

May 3, 2010
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Tweet I got an e-mail from Dr. Pal; she has a bachelor in Dental Surgery from Dhaka Dental College in Bangladesh. She wants to continue with her studies in Master in Public Health in Germany and she asked for some information. Here is a list of some options in Berlin for Masters in Public Health, […]

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