This report was created in partnership with Texas Health Institute as part of the Vaccine Equity Project funded by the CDC. The purpose of this report is to evaluate and recommend evidence-based, promising practices and strategies to improve vaccine acceptance among racial and ethnic minority, rural, and other underserved groups through the United States. Identification […]
The purpose of this report is to synthesize recently published literature and highlight tangible recommendations regarding the core components needed to build a modern and more effective U.S. public health system capable of protecting and improving the public’s health in a post-pandemic environment. Related Resources Challenges and Opportunities for Strengthening the US Public Health […]
NNPHI collaborated with Texas Health Institute, the National Coalition of STD Directors, Cardea Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop STD Program Evaluation Tools and Trainings (STD PETT), a collection of six online training modules and 21 downloadable resources providing step-by-step guidance to enhance STD program evaluation capacity. STD PETT emphasizes […]
Developed jointly by the CDC, NNPHI, Texas Health Institute, Region IV Public Health Training Center, and other partners, the Vector Control for Environment Health Professionals online training course provides insight into tools and technique to combat public health pests and vectors that spread pathogens for environmental health professionals. Courses are free and provide flexibility to accommodate a wide variety of schedules. Participants also have the option of earning continuing education credits (CEUs) pending completion of the courses and a final evaluation. This training emphasizes the use of integrated pest management (IPM) as an effective tool in pest and vector-borne disease management.