July 11, 2016
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.
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
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
June 24, 2016
“Social Determinants of Health is not a conceptual framework to be studied and debated. In reality, social determinants are identified needs for adequate food, lead free housing, safe neighborhoods, transportation, education, jobs, and systems of care designed to meet those needs of individuals and families “. Gwendolyn A. Daniels, DNP, RN, Interim CEO
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