General & Maternal Child Health
Health, United States, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics released the 40th annual report card on the nation's health. [more]
Tools and Info to Fight Congenital Syphilis
Even babies are not exempt from currently rising syphilis rates. In 2015, there were nearly 500 cases of congenital syphilis. Preliminary data suggest these numbers rose higher in 2016. [more]
Child & Adolescent Health
Improving the Pediatric/Specialist Relationship
An article in the Journal of Pediatrics outlines key considerations and solutions for improving relationships between pediatric primary care and subspecialists. [more]
Advancing the Pediatric Medical Home Model
The National Center for Medical Home Implementation, in partnership with the National Academy for State Health Policy, develops state profiles highlighting public health programs that advance the medical home model in pediatric populations. [more]
Local Health Department and School Partnerships
The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors published a resource. [more]
Care Integration Measurement Tool for Families of CSHCN
This archived webinar from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health introduced the Pediatric Integrated Care Survey, which assesses family experience with care integration. [more]
Supporting Wellness in Schools
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Healthy School Campaign, Mental Health America and Trust for America's Health published a Framework for Action, Addressing Mental Health and Wellbeing Through ESSA Implementation. [more]
Women's and Infant Health
Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women
The Office on Women's Health (OWH) released a report that examines the prevention, treatment, and recovery issues for women who misuse, have use disorders, and/or overdose on opioids. [more]
Call for Public Health Fellows
Candidates with strong public health credentials are encouraged to apply for the 2018 APHA Public Health Fellowship in government. [more]
Medication Assisted Treatment — Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Deadline: July 31
To expand/enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for individuals with an opioid use disorder seeking or receiving MAT.
Strengthening Coordinated Transportation Systems for People with Disabilities
Administration for Community Living
Deadline: July 31
The goal of this five-year project is to build upon proven models and approaches that can be used by states and communities to involve older adults and people with disabilities in the design and implementation of coordinated transportation systems in ways that make those systems responsive to the needs of these populations.
Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health
Deadline: Aug. 1
To reduce significant health disparities impacting racial and ethnic minorities and/or disadvantaged populations through evidence-based strategies. The program will serve residents in communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic, childhood/adolescent obesity, and serious mental illness.
Leadership in Public Health Social Work Education
Health Resources & Services Administration, Bureau of Health Workforce
Deadline: Aug. 7, 2017
The Leadership in Public Health Social Work Education Program aims to provide training, education, faculty development and curriculum enhancement to prepare students for leadership roles through enrollment in a dual master's degree program in both social work and public health.
Public Health in Tribal Communities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — NCCDPHP
Deadline: Aug. 7
Funding opportunity for Native American tribal governments and organizations to increase public health capacity and infrastructure for chronic disease prevention and health promotion, and to strengthen core public health functions. Successful applicants will provide public health leadership, surveillance and epidemiology, and design public health programs to address a wide range of needs.
Increasing the Well-Being and Outcomes for Children Affected by Substance Abuse
Administration for Children and Families
Deadline: Aug. 9
For regional partnerships that provide programs and services to increase the well-being, improve permanency outcomes, and enhance the safety of children who are in out-of-home placements or at risk of entering out-of-home placements because of a caretaker's substance abuse.
For more funding opportunites, click here.