January 13, 2024
Different demographics have different understanding and experiences of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). While younger people may not know very much about HIV and don’t consider it much of a threat, those with a longer life experience may still have a sense of dread regarding HIV. “The Good News About HIV” aims to bring public health professionals, healthcare workers, and providers up-to-date on HIV – the successes that have taken place, and the issues that remain, enabling them to take current knowledge and understanding into their work.
June 21, 2023
This training is to raise awareness of self-neglect among vulnerable adults in Hawai'i. Speakers will provide an overview of self-neglect, self-neglect statistics in Hawai'i, responsive interventions and helpful resources, and the role of Adult Protective Services.
May 19, 2023
LGB&T Cultural Humility training is designed to increase knowledge and skills to effectively interact with LGB&T people, as well as support and provide affirming care and support.
May 5, 2023
Learn about the Strong Heart Study, the largest epidemiologic study of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors among American Indians since 1988.
April 21, 2023
"Food security and public health" will provide an overview of how the food system impacts on health outcomes. Different aspects of the food system will be described. Driving forces behind food systems will also be discussed including climate change, conflict, COVID19 (the triple Cs). The role of the public health in achieving food security will highlight some good practices from Hawaii and other places.
November 3, 2022
The University of Hawai‘i Center on Disability Studies (CDS) is an organized research unit within the College of Education. They are committed to supporting people with disabilities and their families through various ways such as technical assistance, training programs, demonstrations, and other services. During the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals with disabilities were disproportionately affected. Not only were they at high-risk for COVID-19’s more serious complications, they also experienced many disruptions in their day to day life. During this time, UH CDS developed new partnerships and strategies to effectively reach their target community and address new needs brought on by the pandemic. Learn more about UH CDS and their COVID-19 response.
April 6, 2022
Join us as we celebrate National Public Health Week (April 4-10)! From keiki to kūpuna, community efforts have been essential in overcoming barriers presented by the pandemic. In this webinar will learn: best practices for executing pandemic specific services; lessons learned about COVID-19 communication and coordination; how to address community needs and equity issues.
February 2, 2022
With Omicron on the rise, more people have been personally affected by COVID-19. Effective community outreach is essential to help our state recover from the pandemic. What is community outreach and how can you get involved? Learn from public health nurses how outreach is being conducted, statistics, what questions the public has been asking and lessons learned on the field. Have your questions answered live on effective community outreach!
December 1, 2021
Entering into the new year, we hope to learn how we can better address health disparities and promote health equity statewide. While we are all affected by COVID-19, we have all not been affected in the same ways. A panel of experts will discuss lessons learned working with Hawaii’s most vulnerable populations and those disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Join us as we hear community highlights of 2021 and best practices from community leaders on how we can move forward together to achieve health equity.