Dental and Oral Health
LHJs' #1 Issue Raised in Needs
According to the data collected from the Local Health
Jurisdictions (LHJ) during the Needs Assessment process, access
to dental care and oral health are priority problems identified by
MCAH and MCH Bureau. Please see the links below to start to
meet some of your LHJs dental and oral health needs:
Oral Health and Primary Care Practice.
The Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care
Practice initiative strives to improve access to early detection and
preventive interventions by expanding oral health clinical competency
of primary care clinicians, leading to improved oral health.
Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. The
overall intent of this program is to increase awareness and enhance
the quality of oral health services for pregnant women, infants, and
Global Preterm Birth Initiative
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals today announced a
$100 million global initiative to address the epidemic of premature
birth, the leading cause of death for newborns and the second leading
cause of death for children under five. The 10-year, global
initiative will be jointly funded by Lynne and Marc Benioff in
partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Approximately 15 million babies are born premature
each year, and more than one million of these infants die within the
first 28 days after birth due to complications of prematurity. UCSF
Benioff Children's Hospitals will lead a collaborative global effort
aimed at reducing the number of children born premature, and
protecting the health of preterm babies and women around the world.
Public Health Services Webinar. Wednesday, October
1, 2014 @ 3:00-4:00PM ET.
RESOLVE, on behalf of the Public Health Leadership
Forum funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and in
partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will
discuss the development of a Foundational Public Health Services
framework - a minimum package of public health services consisting of
cross-cutting, essential skills and substantive areas of expertise.
Youth (MSY) Team Leaders Program: Call for Applications due
The National Institutes of Health is now accepting
applications from young adults ages 15 to 20 for its Media-Smart
Youth (MSY) Teen Leaders Program. MSY is a 10-lesson curriculum
for youth ages 11 to 13 that explores media, nutrition, and physical
activity. MSY teen leaders commit to carrying out the
program from start to finish. In return, they receive leadership
experience, community service hours, and recognition from the NIH,
plus training and $1,000 for program expenses.
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