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Environmental Public Health Tracking Virtual Conference May 2-3, 2018

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Environmental Health Tracking Branch (Tracking Branch) to host a virtual conference to 1) raise awareness and knowledge about the environment’s role in asthma and other chronic diseases and 2) highlight collaboration opportunities between state leaders, decision makers and practitioners working in environmental health and chronic disease prevention.

Conference content will include topics such as asthma, air quality, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart disease, health equity and the environment, and others.

This event is also co-sponsored by:

  • The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
  • The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
  • National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and
  • The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)

Conference Goals:

• To increase awareness and knowledge about the role of environmental hazards in asthma and other chronic diseases and to highlight the utility of the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network in addressing these public health issues
• To promote collaboration between public health leaders, subject matter experts and practitioners at state health departments across the US and US territories
• To provide a forum for public health leaders, subject matter experts and public health practitioners at state health departments to share best practices and lessons learned

Conference Objectives:

At the end of the conference participants will be able to:

1) Describe how Tracking Program resources can be used to help prevent and control chronic diseases
2) Discuss the successes of tracking programs in improving public health
3) Support an integrated approach to chronic disease prevention and control

Registration Fee:  Conference is free for all attendees


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