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CDC - March 2016 Edition - Public Health Law News - Public Health Law

CDC - March 2016 Edition - Public Health Law News - Public Health Law

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

March 2016 issue of Public Health Law News

Each issue features legal news relating to public health and includes announcements; top national, state, and local stories; state and federal court opinions; and interviews.

In This Edition

Zika Preparedness and Response: A Public Health and Legal Perspective Webinar

This webinar will describe the public health problem Zika poses, including disease characteristic basics and current guidance for healthcare providers. The webinar will discuss the domestic legal framework for addressing the virus, including the executive powers for mosquito abatement. It will also highlight ways to coordinate healthcare and public health legal preparedness efforts. The webinar will take place Friday, March 18, 2016, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (EDT) and will be hosted by CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP), in partnership with the Network for Public Health Law, Partnership for Public Health Law, American Bar Association (ABA), and American Health Lawyers Association.

Infectious Disease Reporting and American Indian and Alaska Native Populations: Law and Practice

Cross-jurisdictional issues between tribes, states, and the federal government can affect infectious disease management and reporting in practice. This webinar will discuss how law can affect infectious disease reporting, including a discussion on tribal, federal, and state law. The webinar, co-sponsored by PHLP and the ABA, will take place Monday, March 28, 2016, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT).

Feature: Profiles in Public Health Law

Interview with Jennifer Ibrahim, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor, Temple University College of Public Health

Public Health Law News Quiz Question, March 2016

What state did Jennifer Ibrahim work with Darrell Klein on for the Public Health Laws Project?

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