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Category Archives: The Wide World of Public Health Systems
What does it mean that the national Public Health Activity Estimate decreased 21% between 2020 and 2021? Something. Probably.
What does it mean that the national Public Health Activity Estimate decreased 21% between 2020 and 2021? Something. Probably.Read more
The RVPHTC — A Community of Public Health Practice and Practitioners: Assessing the Past Four Years and Plans for the Future
While Public Health training centers will continue to play a critical role in training the public health workforce…we must find ways to engage, recruit, and retain this workforce, as well as train them.Read more
Extra Extra, Read All About It: University Rankings Would Be Helpful Except that They Are Currently Trash
Not all schools and programs want to be ranked. Reasonably so – it is inherently a game of winners and losers. But, given the strong desire for straightforward, accessible ‘quality’ metrics, if we had to do Rankings or ratings, how could we do better by potential students, faculty and staff, and alumni? Learn more: https://wp.me/p7l72S-8Cr I get the sense thatRead more
There are several of these health workforce research centers in the country, but there’s never before been one for public health until now with the establishment of the Consortium for Workforce Research in Public Health (CWORPH).Read more
To begin addressing the capacity shortage within governmental public health, CDC worked with AmeriCorps to create the Public Health Corps (PHC). Members of UMCPH describe the successes and challenges of the Minnesota PHC.Read more
If we fail to pay more attention to burnout among the public health workforce, we may lose a new generation of critical workers.Read more
The “Infrastructure grant” is anticipated to result in substantial and long-lasting structural changes to public health systems, hopefully positioning those systems to better meet the critical challenges.Read more
Adding Another National Public Health Emergency Declaration: Were We Ready for the Monkeypox Outbreak?
With ever-increasing public health needs and chronic underfunding of health departments, how does the monkeypox outbreak impact the public health system?Read more
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Initial survey findings released in March 2022 revealed high levels of stress, burnout, and intent to leave among the governmental public health workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more