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Webinar from Network for Public Health Law: Crafting Richer Public Health Messages

  Crafting Richer Public Health Messages: Lessons and Examples for State and Local Advocacy December 14, 1 – 2:30 p.m. EST Go HERE for more information and to REGISTER. Moderator: Gene Matthews, Southeastern Region Director, Network for Public Health Law Southeastern Region Office Speakers: Sue Lynn Ledford, DrPH, MPA, BSN, RN, Director, Public Health Division, Wake […]

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Webinar: Neery Velazquez & Arwyn Wild, San Manuel Gateway College

  December 6 12 noon EST   Register HERE! Learn about this exciting program that offers certificates for people to serve their under-served communities as Community Health Workers, Medical Assistants With Neery Velazquez, an alumnus from the first graduating class and Arwyn Wild San Manuel Gateway College San Manuel Gateway College offers certificates in the health […]

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ChangeLab Solutions & CDC offer online Public Health Law Academy

Public Health Law Academy: Free, on-demand training Marice Ashe has announced that ChangeLab Solutions is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to launch the Public Health Law Academy, a free online, on-demand training resource for public health professionals at local, state, and federal levels. “Resolving public health challenges almost always requires a […]

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Memphis Congregational Health Network Seminar, December 11-12

The Congregational Health Network: Adaptation Seminar – Immersion and Presentation, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Memphis December 11-12, 2017 Contact Niels French for registration and further information: Niels.french@mlh.org Tel. 901-516-0835 Overview The Congregational Health Network is a partnership between Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, congregations and other relevant community entities in the Memphis metropolitan area designed to address health issues […]

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Texas Faith and Health Summit, Houston April 2-4, 2018

Save the Date: April 2-4, 2018 Texas Faith and Health Summit — Beloved Community of Health Houston Graduate School of Theology, 4300-C West Bellfort, Houston, Texas For information, contact Dr. Fred Smith, fsmith@hgst.edu • 713-942-9505 x 215   “It is not impossible to dream of thousands of congregations that see health as a seamless whole- physical, mental, […]

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Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Faith & Community Leaders

From our friends at the Partnership Center: Hope In Action: An Overview of the Practical Toolkit for Faith and Community Leaders in the Face of the Opioid Epidemic   Oct. 18, 2017, 12 Noon to 1 p.m. EDT, Register Here   Did you know that more than 91 Americans die after overdosing on opioids every single day?  As […]

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NC Way Partnerships

  Read the Full Article HERE. By Tom Peterson The article “The North Carolina Way: emerging healthcare system and faith community partnership” by Teresa Cutts and Gary Gunderson was recently published in Taylor & Francis in Development in Practice. The article notes that U.S. healthcare policy emphasizes partnerships between healthcare systems and community organizations in […]

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From a Horizontal Perspective

  By Heather Wood Ion For a week, I have had the privilege of watching how our healthcare system works, from ambulance ride to discharge, from a horizontal perspective. Most of our media reporting (from the vertical) comments on the financial and social crisis of American healthcare: it is absurdly, scandalously expensive, technologically driven, and unable […]

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