lunes, 5 de mayo de 2014

CDC - Public Health System Transformation - Publications and Resources - Public Health Law

CDC - Public Health System Transformation - Publications and Resources - Public Health Law

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Public Health Law Program,
Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Special Announcements

Webinar on Tribal Public Health Law ResourcesPublic Health Law Program and the Network for Public Health Law will co-host Advancing Tribal Public Health Through Law: Legal Technical Assistance and Resources for Tribes and Tribal-Serving Organizations, a webinar on tribal public health law resources on Thursday, May 29, 2014, 2:00–3:00 p.m. (EDT). Speakers will share information on the role of law in advancing tribal public health goals and provide examples of legal technical assistance offered to tribes on public health issues including

  • Development of public health codes
  • Hunting and fishing rights
  • Legal preparedness for public health emergencies
The speakers include staff from the National Indian Health Board, CDC’s Public Health Law Program, the Network for Public Health Law, and the National Congress for American Indians. Participants will be able to ask questions of the speakers about public health law-related issues and needs of tribal communities. Find more information and register for the webinar.

Job Opening: Director of Tribal Support Unit
CDC is seeking candidates for the position of Director of the Tribal Support Unit in the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support. This position requires knowledge of the unique and complex cultural, environmental, social, economic, political, and other interrelated factors that affect the health of American Indian/Alaska Native populations. The position is open to candidates both internal and external to the federal government. The job announcements for candidates external to the federal government are the medical officer posting (HHS-CDC-DH-14-1012823) and the public health advisor posting (HHS-CDC-D1-14-1092777). For candidates internal to the federal government, the job announcement number is HHS-CDC-M1-14-1095173. To apply, visit  The application closing date is May 12, 2014.

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Public Health Law News is published by the CDC Public Health Law Program in the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support. It is released on the third Thursday of each month except holidays, plus special issues when warranted. It is distributed in electronic form and is free of charge.

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Summary of the Internal Revenue Service’s April 5, 2013, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Community Health Needs Assessments for Charitable Hospitals Adobe PDF file [PDF - 188KB]Summarizes proposed regulations that provided guidance to charitable hospital organizations on the 501(r) Community Health Needs Assessment requirements and related excise tax and reporting requirements

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