Northern California’s SOPHE is committed to the professional development and advancement of public health professionals, via networking and enrichment opportunities that contribute towards th..
Provide and facilitate open lines of communication so that current public health trends can be shared thru an extensive network of resources that will encompass a global perspective. Unite ed..
Healthy lives through knowledge, involvement, education, promotion and practice. Demonstrating integrity, accountability and transparency amongst the membership while embracing diversity, promotin..
Provide monthly trainings, professional development activities and social support events to health educators within Northern California. Highlight groundbreaking work being conducted by colleagues..
Mar 23, 2017
ACTION ALERT Contact: Cicily Hampton, PhD, MPA | 202.408.9804 (tel:(202)%20408-9804) | email@example.com Oppose the American Health Care Act Millions Will Lose Health Insurance; Eliminates the Prevention & Public Health Fund March 21, 2017 Republicans in the House of Representatives have continued to advance the American Health Care Act, which would repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bill, which is expected to be voted on in the House on Thursday, March 23, is estimated to result in more than 24 million Americans losing their health insurance by 2026. The bill would also repeal the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) after 2019 and revoke unobligated funds in Fiscal Year 2018. The Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) supports more than $900 million in prevention grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to states, cities ..Read More
Mar 23, 2017
Majority of Dementia Caregivers Provide Care for Sustained Period of Time In 2015, 59 percent of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers had been providing care for at least the past two years. And, that care is often intense and intimate: 64.4 percent of caregivers help with personal care like bathing and feeding, while 81.7 percent help with household activities like cleaning and managing money. These data come from a new analysis – conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=31zNSvO5ZWjkKE-RDUc9DQ) – of the Caregiver Module (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=VdqTV1syC8gj4Pwe277FvA) from the 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=O2lyImYg0YFEMI91ifxntQ) (BRFSS). The data demonstrate just a fraction of the burden Alzheimer’s and other dementias places on caregivers. Individual fact sheets (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=B5a6PvXyYIG ..Read More
Mar 21, 2017
Health Content + Marketing Program Manager Dairy Council of California Job Posting Overview Since 1919, Dairy Council of California has been an innovator in nutrition education and the dairy industry’s contribution to community health. We produce balanced nutrition education programs and resources, which are free in California, for schools and community health settings. Ournutritionandeducationphilosophies shape our offerings and help us carry out our cause: To elevate the health of children and parents in California through the pursuit of lifelong healthy eating habits. We work on behalf of California dairy farmers and milk processors to provide free nutrition lesson plans, programs and services to school children and their families. Our staff include registered dietitian nutritionists, nutrition, education and communication experts and customer relations professionals who partner with educators, health and wellness providers and community lea ..Read More