Posts tagged "CDC"
Lessons learned from Zika response: Q&A with NCEZID's Lyle Petersen

Lessons learned from Zika response: Q&A with NCEZID’s Lyle Petersen

Lyle Petersen, MD, MPH, director of the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases at CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, shares an update on what we've learned in the past year about Zika and how we can better address vector-borne threats in the future.
Watch: CDC’s Schuchat talks emerging disease threats, emergency response

Watch: CDC’s Schuchat talks emerging disease threats, emergency response

Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chats with APHA TV about being more proactive in engaging populations in creating and implementing solutions to our big health problems.
‘State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of Public Health 2017’ with outgoing CDC Director Tom Frieden

As he prepares to leave office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden shared with us his hopes for the future of public health and the challenges that still lie ahead.
Watch: CDC's Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation

Watch: CDC’s Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation

CDC Director Tom Frieden talks to APHA TV about health care, opioids and the future of public health.
Monday's General Session: ‘Public health is a best buy'

Monday’s General Session: ‘Public health is a best buy’

Yesterday at the Annual Meeting, APHA's Georges Benjamin sat down for a chat with the current and former CDC directors.

Oct. 6 news: Paralysis in children, life expectancy, DEA cuts opioid production

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.
It’s not what you say, it’s what they hear: 5 tips for improving health communication

It’s not what you say, it’s what they hear: 5 tips for improving health communication

2016 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media session shares messaging lessons from U.S. presidential campaigns.
CDC's Beard: How we can protect ourselves and each other from Zika

CDC’s Beard: How we can protect ourselves and each other from Zika

APHA's Get Ready campaign spoke to CDC's Ben Beard, MS, PhD, to discuss what Americans — including pregnant women, travelers, outdoor workers and people living in areas where Zika might be spreading — can do to protect themselves and others from infection.
CDC celebrates 70th anniversary

CDC celebrates 70th anniversary

It’s a milestone year for one of the world’s foremost public health champions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention celebrated 70 years of public health work and research this July with a special CDC Grand Rounds event entitled “Seven Decades of Firsts with Seven CDC Directors.”
CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika

CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika

CDC Director Tom Frieden and his agency are faced with what he calls an “unprecedented” and “urgent” health threat. Zika is the first mosquito-transmissible virus that has been shown to cause birth defects, and the first mosquito-borne sexually transmitted disease or infection.
House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year.
Zika link to birth defects underscores funding urgency

Zika link to birth defects underscores funding urgency

A new conclusion linking the Zika virus to microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects gives added urgency to the need for emergency funding.