January 2013
Vol 4 Issue 6 
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! In 2013 the monthly e-newsletter will feature one of the 19 program requirements to provide more information and resources to grantees. The feature will help improve performance and daily health center duties. Click here to access the full public housing newsletter.
Reminder: It's time to start planning for our upcoming 2013 Health Care for Residents of Public Housing National Training Symposium. Click here for more information.
Cervical Health Awareness Month
Cervical Health

Every year approximately 11,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the US. Cervical cancer is a highly preventable cancer and is most often caused by a vaccine preventable virus. Other gynecological disorders may be less preventable but there are still steps women can take to ensure they maintain good reproductive health. To learn more about cervical health issues, click here.


Preventing Cervical Health Problems

Although a regular Pap test is a primary step in prevention, other behaviors can improve reproductive health and decrease the incidence of cervical disorders. Simple behaviors such as asking a partner to wear a condom, eliminating tobacco use, and getting the HPV vaccine can all prevent cervical health problems. To learn more about preventive measures, click here
Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of several cervical health issues. The most common precursor to cervical cancer is the human papilloma virus (HPV). In the US women who are from minority populations, have a low level of education, and women who live in certain geographic areas have higher rates of cervical cancer mortality. Click here to access the full newsletter to learn more. 
Get into Grant Writing


As the new year unfolds, grant writing season will begin again. Get information and tips on how to perfect grant writing. For resources related to grant writing, click here


The National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH), a project of North American Management, is supported in part by a cooperative agreement grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). 
This publication was made possible by grant number U30CS09734 from the Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care and its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HRSA.
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