Upcoming Events

Nov
6
Thu
Health Impact Assessment Training @ University of Southern Maine
Nov 6 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

The Maine Health Impact Assessment Initiative (MeHI), in partnership with Healthy Maine Streets, USM, MeHAF, and Maine CDC Divisions of Rural Health and Population Health is pleased to invite you to attend this training on Health Impact Assessment (HIA), a tool for bringing health to the decision making process. This event will be held on November 6th from 8:00AM to 3:30PM.

The training will be led by Human Impact Partners (HIP), a non-profit organization that is one of the country’s leaders in HIA training. Active participation in both days of training is required. Registration fees include continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshments both days. A mini grant has been established to assist with travel and lodging expenses for those who want to attend but who live more than 75 miles from the USM campus.

Dec
16
Tue
Reconnecting the Dots: Maine’s Breastfeeding Future @ University of New England, Portland Campus
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a whole state to create a network of support for breastfeeding. Let’s come together to make breastfeeding easier and improve the health of all Mainers. Join this interactive forum on how we can support, protect and improve breastfeeding for Maine mothers and babies of all ethnicities and incomes. This event will take place on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 from 10AM to 2PM.

Who Should Attend: child care providers, clinicians, community health outreach workers, doulas, employers, home visitors, lactation consultants and counselors, midwives, nurses, perinatal education providers, public health professionals, WIC staff, breastfeeding mothers (current and former) and all organizations and individuals interested in supporting strategies to improve health in Maine.

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