Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice Meeting

During this meeting, The Council on Linkages heard from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and three other Council on Linkages member organizations about the recent CDC multi-billion dollar grant program supporting public health infrastructure development.

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Public Health Workforce Development and Diversity

The public health workforce plays an essential role in securing the vital conditions for health and well-being for all to thrive. A skilled, resourced, and robust public health workforce is needed to meet the demands of public health today and prepare for the needs of tomorrow. A diverse public health workforce is better equipped to address the needs of the most impacted and marginalized, and implement population health strategies. COVID-19 has shed light on challenges facing the public health workforce, while also exacerbating them. The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need to skill up the workforce; support workers’ needs; center equity in workforce development efforts; and plan for the future.

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Public Health

Schools, Child Care and Colleges

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