Monthly Archives: December 2010

LEP and Non-English Resources

Civil Rights for Those with Limited English Proficiency http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/civilrights/resources/specialtopics/lep/index.html This section includes documents pertaining to persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). This means persons who are unable to communicate effectively in English because their primary language is not English and … Continue reading

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Online Resources

The American Planning Association (APA) launches the Planning Healthy Communities Forum The APA’s Planning and Community Health Research Center recently created and launched an exciting new online forum: Planning Healthy Communities. The forum provides a venue for discussion among planning … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

The new year contains uncertainty, mystery, hope and promise.   We wish you a great start to 2011!

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Resource for Statistics on Mental Health

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is pleased to announce the launch of its new statistics section on the web <http://www.nimh.nih.gov/statistics/index.shtml&gt; . This resource represents the best mental health research information from across the Department of Health and Human … Continue reading

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Public Health News

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Call for Input on Tribal Public Health Accreditation Standards and Measures Due January 14 http://www.nihb.org/public_health/public_health.php#ncti The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) are partnering to develop … Continue reading

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Notes from UCLA IoM Health Literacy Roundtable

The following was posted by Julie McKinney; Health Literacy List Moderator; World Education; jmckinney@worlded.org on the HealthLiteracy Listserv. “Michael Villaire from the Institute for Healthcare Advancement has graciously written up some detailed notes about the IOM Health Literacy Roundtable in … Continue reading

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Public Health News

A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health Webinar http://bit.ly/h568ne Archive of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation webinar Find the Healthy People Coordinator in Your State http://bit.ly/ffpWKI The Healthy People State Coordinators make Healthy People happen every … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

It is the time of year when many holidays are celebrated – Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year!      We may see snow, Christmas trees,  other beautiful decorations, shoppers, music events – especially Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” and … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus: Patient Handouts

posted on the CAPHIS Listserv… Colleagues: MedlinePlus pages now feature a section of Patient Handouts. Patient handouts are short, printable lists of tips or how-tos on dealing with a disease or condition. We’ve gathered them into one place for easy … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases First Set of 5-Year American Community Survey Estimates

http://bit.ly/f9HhAZ New Estimates Provide Detailed Look at Every Community in the United States The U.S. Census Bureau today released 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) estimates for the first time, making available social, economic, housing and demographic statistics for every community … Continue reading

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