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Diabetes Prevention Program (CDC DPP)

Diabetes Prevention Program (CDC DPP)

The Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) National Diabetes Prevention Program, an evidence-based program, will educate participants on lifestyle changes for preventing type 2 diabetes and other chronic conditions.
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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) provides practical, hands-on nutrition education that changes behavior. It focuses on reaching the poorest of the poor by working through families to address the health disparities associated with some of our most pervasive societal challenges—hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and obesity.
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Food Safety at Home

Food Safety at Home

Food Safety at Home equips families with food safety knowledge and resources that will help improve food safety behaviors and practices at home.
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Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance Preventive Controls for Human Food Course

Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance Preventive Controls for Human Food Course

The FSMA regulation requires every processing facility to have at least one trained or experienced resource person or "Preventive Controls Qualified Individual- QI" who has completed a specialized training course such as the one developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) that is recognized by the FDA.
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Get Healthy, Trim Down Delta

Get Healthy, Trim Down Delta

Get Healthy, Trim Down Delta is a program designed by Mississippi State University Extension Service to help communities develop local solutions to combat obesity within the Delta.
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HACCP

HACCP

To help Meat, Poultry, and Catfish Processors comply with USDA's "Pathogen Reduction and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)" regulations
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HappyHealthy

HappyHealthy

HappyHealthy is a campaign created to help everyone in Mississippi live a happier, healthier life.
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Healthy Homes Initiative

Healthy Homes Initiative

The goal of the MSU Extension Healthy Homes Initiative is to equip Mississippians with the knowledge they need to keep their indoor environments safe and healthy.
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Healthy Lifestyle Volunteer

Healthy Lifestyle Volunteer

The Healthy Lifestyle Volunteer is associated with the Master Health Education Volunteer Program. The goal of this program is to train volunteers from within the four counties participating in the Get Healthy, Trim Down Delta project to give educational presentations related to reducing and preventing obesity.
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Junior Master Wellness Volunteer Program

Junior Master Wellness Volunteer Program

Junior Master Wellness Volunteer program is a community health education leader training program offered through the MSU Extension 4-H program in partnership with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the UMMC/Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute.
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Marination 101

Marination 101

This intensive hands-on lab/lecture-based workshop is for meat, poultry and fish processors and related businesses that are involved in value added and/or quality enhancement of muscle food products through marination. Industry and academia experts will conduct the informational sessions.
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Office of Nutrition Education

Office of Nutrition Education

The Office of Nutrition Education administers the Mississippi State University-Extension Service's two federally funded nutrition education programs—Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Family Nutrition Program (FNP), known nationally as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-ED).
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PROMISE Initiative

PROMISE Initiative

PReventing Opioid Misuse in the SouthEast, the PROMISE Initiative, is fighting the opioid epidemic with a multi-phased approach to prevent prescription opioid misuse in rural Mississippi.
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Rural Medical Scholars

Rural Medical Scholars

The Rural Medical & Science Scholars program helps rising high school seniors determine if they want to pursue health-related careers and shapes students' interest and understanding of medicine, health-related disciplines, and other STEM fields. The program aims to ensure a strong and passionate workforce for the long-term goals of improving Mississippi's economy and increasing access to healthcare.
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ServSafe

ServSafe

ServSafe is a nationally recognized food safety management curriculum and certification process recognized by the Mississippi State Department of Health as meeting the food safety criteria required of any licensed foodservice facility in Mississippi.
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Smart Aging: Healthy Futures

Smart Aging: Healthy Futures

The Smart Aging: Healthy Futures project was developed by Mississippi State University Extension Service, with funding from the United States Department of Agriculture, to help communities foster the healthy aging of their senior populations.
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SNAP-Ed

SNAP-Ed

In cooperation with the Mississippi Department of Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Extension provides the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed). SNAP-Ed consists of nutrition education delivered by paraprofessional nutrition educators.
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Walk-a-Weigh (Adult Audience)

Walk-a-Weigh (Adult Audience)

Walk-a-Weigh (Adult Audience) will educate clients about different strategies to implement or improve nutrition and physical activity habits for themselves and/or their family.
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Rural Medical & Science Scholars

Rural Medical & Science Scholars

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