NCC: WHAT WE’RE DOING AND WHERE WE’RE GOING National Chlamydia Coalition Meeting 2012  Ashley Coffield, MPA Partnership fo...
NCC Update <ul><li>Mini-Grants </li></ul><ul><li>NCC/NIHCM Foundation Webinar </li></ul><ul><li>Process Evaluation </li></...
New Sexual Health Coalition <ul><li>In the early planning stages </li></ul><ul><li>Will start small </li></ul><ul><li>Will...
NCC Newsletter
The NCC News and Chlamydia Humor In the UK, quickie chlamydia test kits by mail.  Chlamydia board games from Australia…
NCC Committee Updates <ul><li>Provider Education —Karen Shea, Planned Parenthood Federation of America </li></ul><ul><li>P...
PROVIDER EDUCATION COMMITTEE: AN UPDATE
State Networking Project <ul><li>Provide health care providers with state and local contacts for resources, assistance, tr...
State Networking Project (cont’d) <ul><li>State specific letters sent to contacts from SAHM, AAP and ACOG </li></ul><ul><u...
Chlamydia Slide Set <ul><li>Went live on NCC website in October, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Also available on the SlideShare s...
Prioritization of Projects <ul><li>Ten potential projects proposed </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion and ranking of projects </...
Highest Priorities for Coming Year <ul><li>Update Why Screen?  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add Treatment to the title? </li></ul...
Complete Provider Toolkit <ul><li>Decide what should be in the kit </li></ul><ul><li>Then  obtain cost estimate to determi...
PUBLIC AWARENESS COMMITTEE: AN UPDATE
Chlamydia Resource Exchange (CRE)
Public Awareness Committee 2011 <ul><li>Launched the Chlamydia Resource Exchange </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finalized plans for...
Public Awareness Committee 2012 <ul><li>Continued promotion of the CRE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasis on encouraging uploa...
RESEARCH COMMITTEE:  AN UPDATE
Research Committee 2011 <ul><li>Released two research briefs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory Considerations for Male Chl...
Research Committee 2011 <ul><li>Released 4  research articles of the month: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CDC Chlamydia Epidemiolo...
Research Committee 2012 <ul><li>Committee products under development: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research brief on the  cost ef...
POLICY & ADVOCACY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SPG
Policy & Advocacy Within the NCC <ul><li>Critical that the NCC address policy change </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s how coalit...
The Solution? <ul><li>Special Policy Groups (SPGs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific in nature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add...
The Policy & Advocacy Committee  Proposes to… <ul><li>Dissolve as a standing committee but keep policy change as an NCC go...
Benefits <ul><li>Focused: less time spent prioritizing and debating the wide range of options </li></ul><ul><li>Directly s...
National Chlamydia Coalition  <ul><li>www.ncc.prevent.org   </li></ul>
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A brief update on the National Chlamydia Coalition by Ashley Coffield, MPA, Senior Fellow, Partnership for Prevention. Presented at the 2012 National Chlamydia Coalition meeting.

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NCC: What We're Doing and Where We're Going

  1. 1. NCC: WHAT WE’RE DOING AND WHERE WE’RE GOING National Chlamydia Coalition Meeting 2012 Ashley Coffield, MPA Partnership for Prevention
  2. 2. NCC Update <ul><li>Mini-Grants </li></ul><ul><li>NCC/NIHCM Foundation Webinar </li></ul><ul><li>Process Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Planning </li></ul>
  3. 3. New Sexual Health Coalition <ul><li>In the early planning stages </li></ul><ul><li>Will start small </li></ul><ul><li>Will not replace the NCC </li></ul>
  4. 4. NCC Newsletter
  5. 5. The NCC News and Chlamydia Humor In the UK, quickie chlamydia test kits by mail. Chlamydia board games from Australia…
  6. 6. NCC Committee Updates <ul><li>Provider Education —Karen Shea, Planned Parenthood Federation of America </li></ul><ul><li>Public Awareness —Yvonne Hamby, JSI Research and Training Institute and IPP Region VIII </li></ul><ul><li>Research –Charlotte Gaydos, Johns Hopkins University and IUSTI </li></ul><ul><li>Policy & Advocacy —Deborah Arrindell, American Social </li></ul>
  7. 7. PROVIDER EDUCATION COMMITTEE: AN UPDATE
  8. 8. State Networking Project <ul><li>Provide health care providers with state and local contacts for resources, assistance, training, and tools </li></ul><ul><li>Link providers with state and local health officials </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage public and private health care providers to work together on some aspect of Chlamydia </li></ul>
  9. 9. State Networking Project (cont’d) <ul><li>State specific letters sent to contacts from SAHM, AAP and ACOG </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Names and contact information for key persons in state provided </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State profile: HIV, STD, and Teen Pregnancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources on GYT, Why Screen? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Chlamydia Slide Set <ul><li>Went live on NCC website in October, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Also available on the SlideShare site ( http://www.slideshare.net/NCCppt ) </li></ul><ul><li>Unlocked version available to NCC members </li></ul>
  11. 11. Prioritization of Projects <ul><li>Ten potential projects proposed </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion and ranking of projects </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on top two priorities for the year </li></ul>
  12. 12. Highest Priorities for Coming Year <ul><li>Update Why Screen? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add Treatment to the title? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Potentially include information on EPT, partner treatment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Update coverage section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include new data on Chlamydia and HEDIS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional talking points on taking a sexual history and how to introduce Chlamydia and other STD testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand the number of links for clinical tools in the resource section </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Complete Provider Toolkit <ul><li>Decide what should be in the kit </li></ul><ul><li>Then obtain cost estimate to determine whether: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is feasible to develop a partner website to the CRE specifically for providers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporate as web links in other resources </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. PUBLIC AWARENESS COMMITTEE: AN UPDATE
  15. 15. Chlamydia Resource Exchange (CRE)
  16. 16. Public Awareness Committee 2011 <ul><li>Launched the Chlamydia Resource Exchange </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finalized plans for site design, including search criteria, web permissions, and download features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed plans for reviewing submissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed promotional strategy, including dissemination through NCC News </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Public Awareness Committee 2012 <ul><li>Continued promotion of the CRE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasis on encouraging uploads of great material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote the CRE as go-to site for free, easy-to-download customizable materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prioritization of new projects that will help the NCC meet its coalition-wide objectives </li></ul>
  18. 18. RESEARCH COMMITTEE: AN UPDATE
  19. 19. Research Committee 2011 <ul><li>Released two research briefs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory Considerations for Male Chlamydia Testing , Charlotte Gaydos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting More Young Women Screened for Chlamydia: Findings from Qualitative Research , Susan Gilbert </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Research Committee 2011 <ul><li>Released 4 research articles of the month: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CDC Chlamydia Epidemiology Update , Catherine Satterwhite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review article on over-screening of women >25 years old for chlamydia, Catherine Satterwhite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review of Pediatrics article on racial/ethnic disparities in chlamydia screening, Sarah Goldenkranz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights from the 2011 ISSTDR meeting, Charlotte Gaydos, Sarah Goldenkranz and Wendy Nakatsukasa-Ono </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Research Committee 2012 <ul><li>Committee products under development: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research brief on the cost effectiveness of chlamydia screening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research brief on rectal/pharyngeal swabs for chlamydia and gonorrhea testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Article of the month on best practices for partner treatment and retesting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discussions on how to help the NCC meet its coalition-wide objectives, as established in the new NCC strategic plan </li></ul>
  22. 22. POLICY & ADVOCACY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SPG
  23. 23. Policy & Advocacy Within the NCC <ul><li>Critical that the NCC address policy change </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s how coalitions can make a lasting impact </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lots of challenges… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many policy options relate to the NCC’s mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NCC members who participate in policy must: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agree on a winnable objective </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have the right expertise and passion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be motivated to lead and work with coalition partners </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We all have limited time and resources </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. The Solution? <ul><li>Special Policy Groups (SPGs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific in nature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address policies relevant at the time and as they emerge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Draw from expertise in the NCC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dissolve when objective has been met </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. The Policy & Advocacy Committee Proposes to… <ul><li>Dissolve as a standing committee but keep policy change as an NCC goal </li></ul><ul><li>Use SPGs for specific policy objectives </li></ul><ul><li>In 2012, create and Adolescent Confidentiality SPG </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose is to focus exclusively on promoting confidentiality for adolescents through policy change </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Benefits <ul><li>Focused: less time spent prioritizing and debating the wide range of options </li></ul><ul><li>Directly supports NCC’s mission and goals </li></ul><ul><li>Will pull together those who are motivated to coordinate, support each other, and pool resources and expertise to affect change </li></ul><ul><li>Will meet tomorrow to create a work plan for 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>We need your help! </li></ul>
  27. 27. National Chlamydia Coalition <ul><li>www.ncc.prevent.org </li></ul>
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