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CANCER CONTROL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is looking for volunteers to complete a short survey as part of the 2017 Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. Evaluation Study. This is your opportunity to share your thoughts on the extent to which the Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. (Plan, Link, Act, Network, with Evidence-based Tools) web portal is meeting your needs. The goal is to improve the website designed to provide data and resources for planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based cancer control programs.

Many of the changes made to P.L.A.N.E.T. over the past few years are a result of your feedback on prior evaluations. NCI and its Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. sponsors look forward to the continual renewal and improvement of the PLANET web portal to support cancer control efforts across states, tribes, and territories.

This survey is being conducted by an independent evaluator and all data will be reported to the NCI in aggregate form. No individual responses will be shared with any NCI or NIH representative. Your participation in this evaluation is voluntary.

Click HERE to take the survey or visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ccplanet5

Updated by:  ADW 06/13/17

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Healthy People 2030 Development New!

June 22, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET                                

Join us for a webinar on the development of Healthy People 2030 on Thursday, June 22 at 12:00 p.m. ET. In this webinar co-hosted with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, attendees will be able to:

Understand how to use Healthy People 2020 to promote public health
Learn about the development of the Healthy People 2030 framework
Ask questions about the development of Healthy People 2030

Dr. Georges Benjamin, APHA Executive Director, will present on APHA's involvement in Healthy People over the last decade.


You can find a complete list of presenters on the registration page at the Office's Webinar Series page


**Registration is limited and will close once it reaches capacity. Please consider registering early and gathering in one location to view the event with your colleagues.


About Healthy People 2030 Development
Every decade, the Healthy People initiative develops a new set of science-based, 10-year national objectives with the goal of improving the health of all Americans. The development of Healthy People 2030 includes establishing a framework, vision, mission, and overarching goals, and identifying new objectives.

Cancer Disparities Research Network is sponsoring through the NCI GMaP program click here for the program details.

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