The UMPHTC is partnering with the Iowa Counties Public Health Assocation (ICPHA) to develop a toolkit of evidence-supported resources and policies and programs for public health officials to consider implementing to improve the health of their communities. The toolkit will be available by June.
You can read more about the project on ICPHA's website.
ENHANCING THE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH WORKFORCE
Serving the states of Iowa and South Dakota, the Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center (UMPHTC) assesses the learning needs of the public health workforce and provides training to meet those needs. UMPHTC is one of 38 Public Health Training Centers located throughout the United States established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. The purpose of the training centers is to improve the nation's public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of the current and future public health workforce.
NOVEMBER 2-4, 2013
Save the date! The 2013 APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition will be held on November 2-6, 2013, at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center in Boston, MA.