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Looking for volunteers to help craft nutrition infographics for #HurricaneMaría

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, now 3 weeks ago, >90% of the Puerto Rican archipelago remains without power, ~60% without potable water, and there are entire areas and communities where official relief efforts may not have reached.  Although the surveillance of the public health crisis is poor, there are several reported outbreaks, and cases of leptospirosis.  In terms of food, normal commercial food supply channels have been disrupted, damaged, destroyed, or can

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November: Diabetes Awareness Month

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Written by: Uriyoán Colón Ramos, Assistant Professor at the Milken Institute School of Public Health of the George Washington University & Josiemer Mattei, Assistant Professor in the TH Chan Harvard School of Public Health.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. We are participating in this worldwide campaign in order to promote awareness about what is diabetes, as well as prevention and treatment measures.

What is diabetes?

5-day training institute in dissemination and implementation research in health

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2013 Training Institute for
Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH)

June 3-7, 2013
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri

Applications now being accepted through February 22, 2013

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PRIDE FELLOWSHIPS for junior faculty

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Applications are being accepted for the all-expense paid Summer Institute in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology at Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine. I have included links below to a poster and brochure.  I would request that you print and post the poster and brochure prominently and if you know of contacts that may fit this program, please forward them the links or provide me with their in

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO WORK IN PUBLIC eHEALTH IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

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1. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO WORK IN PUBLIC eHEALTH IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN started by Phillip Baker Dear all, some may be interested in this opportunity. More information at: http://bit.ly/dJEyKn *DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 6 JUNE 2011* “*This will be the century of networks, connectivity and interdependency, which will allow us to overcome barriers of space and time and will open

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Looking for lab in PR to analyze fatty acids

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I am looking for a laboratory in Puerto Rico where we could analyze food samples for fatty acid composition, and adipose tissue samples for fatty acid content. Please contact me if you know of anything. Thank you. Estoy buscando un laboratorio en Puerto Rico donde se puedan hacer analisis de acidos grasos en muestras de comida, y analisis de lipidos y acidos grasos en muestras de tejido adiposo. Gracias.

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Epidemiology or related Position opening at NCI

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Exciting job opportunity within the Applied Research Program (ARP), in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This position is available immediately. Unlike federal jobs, the hiring process is quick as this is a contract position.

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ABSTRACT CALL: 3era Conferencia Puertorriquena de Salud Publica

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Third Puerto Rican Conference on Public Health New Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico May 8 - May 10 Abstract submission are now being accepted for the 3rd Puerto Rican Conference on Public Health. The conference theme is "Public Health, Social Justice and Human Rights: The Challenges of a Diverse Society" Abstract deadline is December 15, 2006.

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