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  Health Equity Initiative Receives Approval by National Board of                                                       Media Contact

  Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) as a Provider of Certified in
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  Public Health Continuing Education (CPH CE) Credits                                                                  Boahemaa
  CPH CE credits available for eligible public health professionals who participate in                                 Project Manager/Project
  HEI s professional development workshops, mini-courses and other training                                            Coordinator
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  Health Equity Initiative (HEI), a NY-based nonprofit organization
                                                                                                                       press@healthequityinitiative.org
  dedicated to building community, capacity, and communication resources
                                                                                                                       www.healthequityinitiative.org
  for health equity, announces today that it received approval by the National Board of Public Health
  Examiners (NBPHE) as a provider of Certified in Public Health Continuing Education (CPH CE) credits,
  which are required for maintaining the certification in public health issued by the NBPHE. Eligible
  professionals who participate in HEI s professional development workshops, mini-courses and other                     Quotable
  training events can earn CPH CE credits after completing a multiple choice test.

  The CPH certification is administered by the NBPHE after successful completion of an exam, which is open
  to graduates of and students at CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health. CPH certification             Building community,
  recognizes the complexity and evolving nature of public health challenges, and addresses the need for
                                                                                                                       capacity, and
  public health professionals to stay at the forefront of their field. CPH maintenance requires the completion
  of CPH CE credits via participation in continuing education activities.                                              communication
                                                                                                                       resources for health
  As one of its core action areas, HEI helps other organizations succeed by increasing their effectiveness in
                                                                                                                       equity
  serving vulnerable populations and developing sustainable health interventions in diverse settings via its
  consulting and technical assistance services, and capacity building programs. HEI s training events focus
  on a variety of topics and competencies in the public health, global health and healthcare fields, with a
  specific emphasis on implications for health equity. We are very pleased with this important milestone
  and look forward to a long-term relationship with the NBPHE, says Dr. Renata Schiavo, HEI s Founding
  President and CEO.                                                                                                   Want to place myPressManager
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  For additional information on HEI s capacity building and training services as well as upcoming 2012
  professional development workshops, go to: www.healthequityinitiative.org
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  About Health Equity Initiative (HEI)
  Health Equity Initiative (HEI) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to building community,
  capacity and communication resources for health equity. At the crossroads between a non-profit public
  health management consulting agency, and a research- and programs-driven organization, Health Equity
  Initiative seeks to help advance health equity through partnership, community engagement, and evidence                                          PRID002116
  -based solutions.

  HEI focuses on three strategic priorities and relevant action areas: 1) Helping other organizations
  succeed; 2) Establishing a road map for health equity; 3) Encouraging community ownership of priorities
  and progress toward health equity.

  Visit our website at www.healthequityinitiative.org. Tweet HEI @HlthEquityInit. Join HEI on Linkedin. Like
  HEI on Facebook.

  About the NBPHE
  The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) was established in September 2005 as an
  independent organization, the purpose of which is to ensure that students and graduates from schools
  and programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) have
  mastered the knowledge and skills relevant to contemporary public health. This purpose will be
  accomplished by administering a voluntary certification exam and maintenance of certification program.
  For additional information go to: www.nbphe.org




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Description: CPH CE credits available for eligible public health professionals who participate in HEI’s professional development workshops, mini-courses and other training events New York, NY (myPressManager.com) January 11, 2012 Health Equity Initiative (HEI), a NY-based nonprofit organization dedicated to building community, capacity, and communication resources for health equity, announces today that it received approval by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) as a provider of Certified in Public Health Continuing Education (CPH CE) credits, which are required for maintaining the certification in public health issued by the NBPHE. Eligible professionals who participate in HEI’s professional development workshops, mini-courses and other training events can earn CPH CE credits after completing a multiple choice test. The CPH certification is administered by the NBPHE after successful completion of an exam, which is open to graduates of and students at CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health. CPH certification recognizes the complexity and evolving nature of public health challenges, and addresses the need for public health professionals to stay at the forefront of their field. CPH maintenance requires the completion of CPH CE credits via participation in continuing education activities. As one of its core action areas, HEI helps other organizations succeed by increasing their effectiveness in serving vulnerable populations and developing sustainable health interventions in diverse settings – via its consulting and technical assistance services, and capacity building programs. HEI’s training events focus on a variety of topics and competencies in the public health, global health and healthcare fields, with a specific emphasis on implications for health equity. “We are very pleased with this important milestone and look forward to a long-term relationship with the NBPHE,” says Dr. Renata Schiavo, HEI’s Founding President and CEO. For additiona