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|Thursday, October 29, 2015|
Public Health Law Program
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Public Health Law News Announcements
|Webinar: Tribal Public Health Data and Surveillance: The Role of Law. CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP) and the Network for Public Health Law are co-hosting a webinar series on tribal public health law. The third webinar in the series will take place Thursday, November 5, 2015, 1:00–2:30 pm (EST). This webinar will provide background on American Indian and Alaska Native public health data and surveillance issues and discuss the role of law in the access to this data. Topics will include data access and quality, the role of tribal, state, and federal jurisdictions, and tribal epidemiology centers.|
Webinar: Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy Project. The American Bar Association Health Law Section’s Public Health and Policy Interest Group, along with PHLP and HHS’s Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, are offering a complementary three-part webinar series.The second webinar in the series, The Healthy People 2020 Law and Policy Project: A Focus on Older Adults, is scheduled for Monday, November 16, 2015, 1:00–2:30 (EST).
Webinar Series on the Intersection of Public Health and Health Care—The Role of Law. The American Health Lawyers Association and PHLP are co-hosting a six-part, free webinar series focused on legal issues at the intersection of public health and health care. The final webinar in the series, One Year of Ebola—Legal Issues and Considerations, will take place Friday, November 20, 2015, 1:00–2:30 pm (EST). This webinar will examine the current state of Ebola in West Africa, the legal considerations implicated in the US response to the outbreak, state screening and monitoring policies and their evolution over the past year, and how healthcare settings are legally preparing for the next threat.
Materials and resources on public health emergency legal preparedness such as MOUs, toolkits, and trainings
Publications & Resources
Publications and resources to assist in your public health law work