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  • June 19, 2017

    Using the learning collaborative method to implement routine HIV and Hepatitis C in Detroit toolkit 

    This toolkit highlights the best practices, including barriers and strategies in the implementation of routine HIV and Hepatitis C screening in major cities.  Detroit’s Institute for Population Health partnered with Gilead Corporation through the Frontlines of Communities in the United States grant using the learning collaborative method to implement routine HIV and Hepatitis C screening in Detroit. The initiative began in 2015 with Federally Qualified Health Centers and substance abuse facilities and expanded in 2016. Institute for Population Health oversees the day-to-day operations of screening, testing, linkage-to-care, and quality improvement of HIV and Hepatitis C at six partnering sites.

    Click Link below:

    HIV & Hep C Toolkit

  • December 12, 2016

    IPH Opening Late

    IPH will be opening at 12 noon today.

  • November 23, 2016

    IPH Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

    IPH will be closed November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. IPH will be open Monday, November 28th.

  • 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

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