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Immediate job opening in opioid overdose prevention - Vermont

Greetings all,

The CDC has recently partnered with the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program (a part of ONDCP) to create a new kind of public health - public safety partnership to respond to the opioid overdose epidemic. There is currently a job opening in Vermont for a full time Public Health Analyst - someone who will work with local communities, organizations, and agencies to better understand the epidemic and to advocate for (and even build!) effective strategies for overdose prevention.

New Book - Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty, and Infanticide in Northern Ghana

Dear Colleagues,

I'm happy to announce that my ethnography, Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty, and Infanticide in Northern Ghana, was recently published (University of Wisconsin Press): https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5602.htm

A discount code that reduces the hardback price to $30 is currently available. Go to the publisher's link above and use the code AA057 when checking out.