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EPHTEnvironmental Public Health Tracking (CDC)
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Massachusetts developed interactive mapping of risk factors based on EPHT and other state data sources integrated across agencies in the service of localities and residents (MDPH 2014).
Lack of awareness about EPHT by agency decision makers is a challenge to assuring its continued use and sustained support and growth.
The CDC's National EPHT Network was designed to compile data on environmental hazards, human exposure, and health effects into a single network of standardized databases.
Our study compared associations between the HVI and daily rates of morbidity and mortality on abnormally hot days and other days in five states that joined the Academic Center of Excellence research project being run by UCB as part of the EPHT Network.
Since 2002, the CDC's EPHT program has worked with local and state environment and health agencies, federal agencies such as the U.S.
Increased support for CDC biomonitoring and surveillance programs (NHANES, NBP, EPHT) should be allocated to ensure funds for sample collection and analysis of both chemicals and pathogens.
During spring and summer 2013, data from the Missouri EPHT public portal metadata bank (MDHSS, 2002) and the Missouri Spatial Data Information Service Web site (MSDIS, 2011) were collected and analyzed.
An important initiative that will impact the work of the CDC in cancer clusters is the development of a national EPHT network.
Like public health surveillance, EPHT seeks to estimate the magnitude of health problems in populations, detect outbreaks or elevated rates, understand the natural history of diseases, and evaluate control strategies (Teutsch 2000).
Recently, the CDC, for the first time, funded state and larger metropolitan health departments and three academic centers to begin to develop a national environmental public health tracking (EPHT) network.