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2018 OSAP Annual Conference

Agency and Association Update April 2011

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ADA (American Dental Association)
Association commends US negotiating language on dental amalgam
Improve and enhance quality of life at 2011 Conference on Dentist Health and Wellness
Health screening appointments available
ADA, AAOS developing evidence-based guidelines for patients with orthopedic implants
Feds push 2014 for electronic health records
Congress advances dental responders legislation
AGD (Academy of General Dentistry)
AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits
APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)
APIC and ASHE clarify research on electronic faucets
National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
CDC study finds suicide rates rise and fall with economy
Antimicrobial resistance posing growing health threat
CDC and NIH update guidelines to protect patients from bloodstream infections
Report to nation finds continued declines in many cancer rates
US death rate falls for 10th straight year
Older adults not getting recommended preventive services
FDA (US Food and Drug Administration)
Improving recall information for consumers
Radiation safety
FDA permits marketing of first test to help diagnose dengue fever
FDA clears single-use antibacterial surgical respirator
FDA acts to prevent contamination problems with Triad antiseptic products
HHS (US Department of Health and Human Services)
Statement by Secretary Sebelius on National Autism Awareness Month
BARDA funds advanced development of new influenza antiviral
HHS launches new consumer-focused immunization website
National Quality Strategy will promote better health, quality care for Americans
IOM (Institute of Medicine)
Advancing oral health in America
The new profile of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Russia: A global and local perspective – Summary of a joint workshop
The emerging threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Southern Africa: Global and local challenges and solutions - Workshop summary
HIV screening and access to care: Health care system capacity for increased HIV testing and provision of care
Leading health indicators for Healthy People 2020 - Letter report
NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
Increased prevention efforts may not reduce spread of hospital-based bacteria
World TB Day March 24, 2011
NIDCR (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
E-Newsletter: April 8, 2011
NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
Work precautions for handling hazardous drugs highlighted by NIOSH, OSHA, Joint Commission
NIOSH expresses appreciation, support for IOM electronic records study
Radiation disersal from Japan
Expanded NIOSH seasonal influenza web page provides easy access to guidance, highlights research
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
New guidance documents explain importance of testing in reducing, preventing worker exposure to respiratory hazards
WHO/UN (World Health Organization/United Nations)
New WHO child growth standards catch on
UN officials laud vital role of civil society in tackling HIV/AIDS epidemic
On World Health Day, UN urges action against worsening drug resistance
UN chief urges ‘bold' action to transform global AIDS response
Without more funds for fight against TB, millions face death, Ban warns





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