Date: April 2, 2010
Location: KFF Barbara Jordan Conference Center
1330 G St NW Washington, DC 20004
Walking Distance from the Metro Center Station
Sponsor: The Metropolitan Washington Public Health Association
Cordially invites you and your fellow colleagues to the 2010 Annual Meeting
Keynote Speaker: Shavon Arline, MPH, Health Programs Director, NAACP HQ
The conference will include skills-based workshops will cover social enterprise, social media, grassroots organizing, policy making, and more. At the meeting, meet and greet with other passionate change makers in public health and social services. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Speaking, exhibiting, and sponsor opportunities are available.
Contact: If you have any questions, comments, concerns, please contact Tambra Stevenson, Vice President and Annual Meeting Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Event: 2010-2011 Executive Board Nominations for BPHSN
Deadline: April 4, 2010
Are you looking to have a stronger role in The Black Public Health Student Network (BPHSN)?
Waiting for an opportunity to show us your true leadership skills?
BPHSN is looking for creative, innovative, and ambitious leaders to help continue its legacy of excellence through commitment and service to the promotion of health in minority populations.
Below are the positions available for the 2010-2011 Executive Board:
Community Service Liaison
If any of these roles are of interest to you, please send an email to email@example.com with the subject heading "Nomination". In your email please indicate which position(s) are of interest, and you will receive a reply that includes position responsibilities and instructions regarding the next steps of the process.
Event: NEVER AGAIN: Remembrance of the Rwandan Genocide & A look at Darfur
Date: Tuesday April 6th, 2010
Location: The George Washington University
The Elliot School of International Affairs 1957 E st NW, Washington DC
Sponsor: GWU Public Health Student Association
Let's not forget so that it will never happen again. April 7th, 1994 marks the start of the Rwandan Genocide, where approximately a million people lost their lives. Come join us as we remember the lives lost in the Rwandan Genocide and take action in fighting the Genocide in Darfur!
We will hear testimonies from Survivors who were in Darfur, the Jewish Holocaust, and the Rwandan Genocide.
Event: Health Care INSURANCE Reform and the Black Community-Webinar
Date: April 12th, 2010
Confused about the new health care insurance reform law " The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"? Wondering what the law really means for the African American Community. This session will review the bill in a simple, straightforward manner focusing on the potential positive and negative impacts on the African American community.
PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000
Macintosh®-based attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer
Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/668940858
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.
F.Y.I -Mayor Fenty Releases Third Annual Epidemiology Report on HIV/AIDS
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, Department of Health (DOH) Officials, released District of Columbia HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Epidemiology Report 2009 Update. The report is part of the District’s overall effort to enhance data collection and analysis in an effort to provide effective public health programming for all health issues facing DC residents. This is the third annual report on HIV/AIDS data and the first report that incorporates data on other sexually transmitted diseases…
To view the report in its entirety please visit: http://newsroom.dc.gov/show.aspx/agency/doh/section/2/release/19495