Monthly Archives: February 2023

Public Health Workforce: Where Is the Qualitative Research?

This entry is part 24 of 40 in the series Wide World of Public Health Systems

The lack of qualitative public health workforce research is of concern, especially given that the personal experiences and needs of public health workers have changed substantially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Further Insight from CSTE’s 2021 Epidemiology Capacity Assessment (ECA): Accelerating Applied Epidemiology to Advance Public Health Infrastructure

CSTE is leading national efforts to recruit and retain the applied epidemiology workforce. An additional 8000 epidemiologists with specialized skills and expertise are needed at state, territorial, local and tribal health agencies to adequately conduct epidemiology activities.

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