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  • July 13, 2016

    Community Health Worker (CHW) Training and Work Force Development

    The Institute for Population Health (IPH) in partnership with The Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance (MiCHWA) and with Henry Ford College (HFC), offers Community Health Worker training 3-4 times a year based on employer need. Individuals who successfully complete the 126 hour training program will receive a certificate of completion from Henry Ford College. For more information on the training schedule contact phohmann@umich.org, or go to www.michwa.org. For information about the course content contact rguzman@ipophealth.org

  • July 11, 2016

    IPH at 2016 Michigan Home Visiting Conference

    IPH Healthy Start Detroit will be a presenter at the 2016 Michigan Home Visiting Conference August 3 – 5, 2016. Practices to Reduce Infant Mortality through Equity (PRIME) Local Learning Collaborative members will review definitions and concepts that are critical to understanding and addressing equity in home visiting. The presenters represent staff from all of the Michigan Healthy Start Projects, Local Health Departments and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services. Participants will engage in a variety of activities including small and large group dialogue, viewing video clips, and panel discussions. Participants will leave the workshop with the ability to define equity terms and historical trauma and understand the impact of trauma on health. Participants will also leave the workshop with practices on how to incorporate health equity into home visiting.

    Conference Fees
    Late Fee – $50, Starts July 4, 2016
    On-line Registration Deadline: July 15, 2016
    Please note that, historically, this conference has sold out before the deadline. On-site registration will be available if space allows

  • July 11, 2016

    ROUTINE HIV & HCV SCREENING

    The Institute for Population Health is pleased to announce its second year in receiving a grant award supported by FOCUS, a program of Gilead Sciences, Inc. to expand HIV and Hepatitis C screening among the patient population throughout Detroit. “FOCUS” stands for at the “Frontlines of Communities in the U.S.” Through this significant award, IPH will lead in the implementation of routine HIV and Hepatitis C testing at our IPH clinic and our ten partner clinics. Detroit is a new community for the FOCUS program and IPH is among the very first grantees in Michigan!

    See the Michigan Chronicle article, IPH receives grant to expand HIV and HCV screening