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September 2013 Impact Brief
September 2013
NACDD is the only organization representing all state and jurisdictional chronic disease staff, dedicated to building capacity and making public health good for the public.
In this issue...

NACDD Project Updates/News
Partner Updates/News
Upcoming Opportunities

Important Resources

Upcoming Events

Last Month's Highlights

Impact Fact

NACDD Project Updates & News

Through a collaborative process that began more than a decade ago, CDC, CSTE and NACDD developed, reviewed and improved a set of chronic disease indicators. Read more...

For the first time ever, NACDD and Bioscape Digital presented an interactive, digital poster at the National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing and Media in Atlanta. Read more...
NACDD's Student Chronic Disease Initiative Takes Off

NACDD is proud to announce that our student program at Emory University has been recognized as an official campus organization! The Association for Chronic Disease Awareness (ACDA) is the student arm of NACDD at Emory, promoting health and chronic disease awareness through activities on campus and within their local community. Read more...

The small town of Valley City, North Dakota's ACHIEVE On the Move community partnership is still creating sustainable health changes for its 6,500 residents, and developing and sharing resources for its local and national public health counterparts. Read more...
Partner Updates & News
CDC's Environmental Public Health Tracking Network connects people with vital public health information. See how the New York City Tracking Program brings together data on housing quality, pollen, pests, and asthma to help medical providers and asthma centers understand and treat asthma in Harlem. Click here to watch video...
NACDD recently participated in two workshops for state and local level comprehensive cancer control (CCC) coalitions. Read more...
Adult Obesity Rates Hold Steady but Remain High - F as in Fat - How Obesity Threatens American's Future

After three decades of increases, adult obesity rates remained level in every state except for one, Arkansas, in the past year. Read more...
Upcoming Opportunities
Become A Champion for Coverage and Certified Application Counselor
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services extends invitation to all in the professional provider community to help patients find the health insurance martketplace this fall. Champions are helping with information and education - even hanging a poster in your office qualifies you to be a champion. Read more...
New Employee Orientation to
Health Equity
September 2013 General Member Call
Every new employee - no matter what position within the health department should receive an orientation to health equity. Need help getting started? Here is a great tool for you to use.
Special General Member Call - New Chronic Disease Certificate from Georgia State University

Reserve your Webinar seat now
"Practice Transformation for Physicians and Healthcare Teams" is a free online resource designed for healthcare professionals and administrators who want to change systems of healthcare delivery around diabetes.
If you missed the August 2013 General Member Call, Download it Today!
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