December 8: Listening Session To Address HIV In The Transgender Community

The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) will host a community listening session on strategies for improving HIV prevention and care for transgender women of color

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HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Health Equity Webinar

Oct 13 Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Citizen Action to Change Health Care

Video now available!

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Health Care Advocacy Health Equity

Kane County Health Department Recognized as HealthyCommunity50 in Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge

Grant dollars will ‘give a voice’ to local residents by Achieving Genuine Community Engagement

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Health Administration Press Releases Health Equity Local Health Departments APHA

APHA's National Campaign Against Racism webinar

We invite you to watch the pre-recorded webinar that discusses defining elements of health equity, racism and the Anti-Racism Collaborative; which is APHA’s national campaign against racism.

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Health Equity APHA

Success Story: The Health Impact Collaborative of Cook County

Watch the latest success from The Health Impact Collaborative of Cook County from the Illinois Public Health Institute and the Great Lakes Public Health Training Collaborative.

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Health Equity Health Education/Promotion IPHI Health Impact Collaborative

The Importance of Diversity in Clinical Trials

Join SCDAI for the launch event of the #BeAGift Campaign

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Health Education/Promotion Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Equity Diseases

HRSA Funding Opportunity To Support Leadership Training For People Living With HIV

3 year program will support the development and delivery of training programs for people of color living with HIV of all ages

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Health Equity HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Funding

Archived Webinar: Adaptation of Behavioral Evidence-based Interventions in Lupus Awareness and Care

View presentation from May 23 Lupus awareness webinar

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Lupus Webinar Health Equity Health Education/Promotion

Report from IPHA's Adhoc Committee on Racism

View recommendations being made to the IPHA Board from the Adhoc Committee on Racism.

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Adhoc Committee on Racism Racism Health Equity

Webinar: Cultural Competency for Public Health Professionals

This webinar will provide the basics about cultural competency to health professionals working in the public health clinical and community sectors and is appropriate for both new learners and experienced health professionals.

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Health Education/Promotion Health Equity Nursing Nurse Administrators Webinar

Unnatural Causes- Places Matter: April 6 at UIS

Join UIS for a viewing and discussion of “Places Matter” a segment of the acclaimed documentary Unnatural Causes, as we look into the root causes of our alarming socioeconomic and racial inequities in health.

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NPHW Health Equity

Governor issues proclamation declaring April 2016 as Minority Health Month in Illinois

Join us in recognizing Minority Health Month in April!

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Proclamation Minority Health Month Health Equity

Present at the IPHA 75th Annual Meeting & Illinois Oral Health Conference

Abstracts are being accepted until April 15 for concurrent sessions and poster presentations at the IPHA 75th Annual Meeting & Illinois Oral Health Conference

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IPHA 75th Annual Meeting & Illinois Oral Health Conference: Public Health on the Cutting Edge Professional Support Oral Health Health Equity

Dr. Quentin D. Young (1923-2016): a legacy of promoting health equity and social justice

IPHA extends condolences on passing of Health & Medicine Policy Research Group founder Quentin D. Young, MD.

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Announcements Health Equity

Create customized maps with the heart disease and stroke data you choose

CDC’s Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke, an online mapping tool, documents geographic disparities in heart disease and stroke.

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Health Education/Promotion Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Equity

HMPRG to hold forum on Reforming Illinois’ Public Health Data Systems

This event, held on March 4, 2016, will explore what issues are not being adequately addressed and how Illinois can better use data to make progress on health inequities.

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Health Administration Health Equity Epidemiology and Health Statistics

Archived Webinar - Impact of HIPAA on Public Health (Part 1 and 2)

Archived viewing of webinar and materials is available from two-part series held in January.

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Health Administration Health Equity

World AIDS Day is December 1st

CDC's Act Against AIDS Campaign provides ways to commemorate World AIDS Day

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Media Health Education/Promotion HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Health Equity Epidemiology and Health Statistics

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Submits Recommendations to HHS Regarding Affordable Care Act

AFC provides comments to help make sure anti-discrimination is a reality for all people, especially those living with HIV/AIDS

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Health Equity HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis

November is National Native American Heritage Month

Office of Minority Health celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November 2015 newsletter

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Health Equity

Juan Calderon awarded Local Public Health Champion during Hispanic Heritage Month

This year’s Local Public Health Champion for Cook County was our HIV Care Connect Consultant, Juan Calderon.

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Awards HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Health Equity Staff

Dr. Patricia Canessa appointed to Adjunct Faculty at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine

IPHA is pleased to announce that one of its very own staff, Patricia Canessa, PhD, was recently appointed as an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Health Equity

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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Health Equity

NACCHO Policy Statement: Public Health, Racism and Police Violence

NACCHO has released a policy statement on Public Health, Racism and Police Violence.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Health Equity Injury Control/EMS

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Health Equity

The Health Equity Section aim to increase awareness about health disparities gaps, and promotes the formulation of public health strategies, policies and research that improve access to a healthy living and quality of life. The section fosters the enhancement of data that recognizes emerging concerning trends and successful outcomes through the utilization of a broad range of communication and health education strategies.