Monthly Archives: March 2022

Practice Report Summaries for the March 2022 Issue

JPHMP Practice Report Summaries for March 2022

Summaries of select practice articles published in the March 2022 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. An Evaluation of Syndromic Surveillance Related Practices among Selected State and Local Health Agencies by Romano, Sebastian MPH; Yusuf, Hussain MD, MPH; Davis, Cassandra MPH; Thomas, Mathew J. MPH; Grigorescu, Violanda MD, MSPH This report focuses on the recent practices of

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Advancing Public Health Systems Change through Version 2022

The release of Version 2022 of the Standards & Measures for Initial and Reaccreditation marks the culmination of a multi-year journey to ensure national standards for governmental public health departments are reflective of the changing nature of public health practice. PHAB embarked on the development of Version 2022 in 2017 by gathering input from multiple sources, including Insights on the

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Podcast: Reimagining Public Health as Art, Letters, Poems, and Stories

In this episode of JPHMP Direct TALK, guests Dr. Juliet Iwelunmor, Dr. Ucheoma Nwaozuru, and Ms. Alexis Engelhart describe a new public health literary journal called LIGHT that aims to center the public in public health. Leaders Igniting Generational Healing & Transformation (LIGHT) reimagines public health as we know it, particularly with bringing the “public” back into health. LIGHT believes

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Advancing Racial Equity in Buncombe County, North Carolina

Dawn Hunter and Zo Mpofu talk about their work in developing a countywide Racial Equity Action Plan to support transformative dialogue, increase civic engagement, and formalize efforts to advance racial equity in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Within the past year, the City of Asheville and Buncombe County, NC, have declared racism a public health crisis and implemented a number of

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A System Within a System Within a System: Unraveling the Complexities of Public Health in the US

The Complexity of Public Health Public health is a mess of complex networks of relationships among partners who are working toward shared goals and ideals for the public’s health. The “mess” cannot be overstated, given the wide variation across the nation regarding public health authorities, services delivered, and the multitude of partners involved in this system of systems. Each partner

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