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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
2 out of 4
2 out of 4
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Environmental Health Competency Project: Recommendations for Core Competencies for Local Environmental Health Practitioners

Description of Resource: 
In February 2000, environmental health experts from 13 national environmental/health organizations came together in Washington to begin the work of defining core competencies for local level environmental health practitioners. The American Public Health Association's Public Health Innovations Project, with funding from the National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, convened the meeting.

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Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Public Health Infrastructure
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Resource Type: 
Expert Opinion
American Public Health Association; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US), National Center for Environmental Health. Environmental health services (EHS). Environmental Health Competency Project: recommendations for core competencies for local environmental health practitioners [Internet]. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US); 2001 May [cited 2013 Jan 17]. Available from: