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  • 2017
  • The Regional action plan for viral hepatitis 2017-2021 aims to encourage Member States to develop country-specific national hepatitis response plans based on the needs and priorities of affected people and communities, as well as on the capacity of the national health sector to address these needs. (who.int)
  • In 2017, the Commission adopted a Communication on the evaluation of drugs strategy and action plan on drugs 2013 -2016 . (europa.eu)
  • This informed the drafting of a new drugs action plan 2017-20 . (europa.eu)
  • This development process commenced in April 2017 and will be completed in January 2018 , with the public launch of the Action Plan. (hse.ie)
  • A key part of the development of the Action Plan was the consultation process, completed during October 2017 - this provided an opportunity for as many people as possible to have their say regarding what should be included. (hse.ie)
  • The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce the publication of a new conference report stemming from its Symposium on Global Health and the Social Sciences, a two-day gathering of nearly 30 leading political scientists, anthropologists, and sociologists on November 9 and 10, 2017. (bu.edu)
  • Ahmedabad
  • In May 2010, an extreme heat event hit one of India's fastest growing cities, Ahmedabad, in Gujarat state, and the resultant high death rate and suffering prompted the city's government to take action. (cdkn.org)
  • A process of research and engagement led by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in partnership with the Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH) Gandhinagar and the Public Health Foundation in India, put the issue of extreme heat on the agenda of decision-makers in Ahmedabad. (cdkn.org)
  • This research and analysis raised awareness and the level of understanding of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) of the need for action, and the best approach. (cdkn.org)
  • Through this partnership between the project team and the AMC, Ahmedabad is leading as the first Indian city to create a comprehensive early warning system and preparedness plan for extreme heat events. (cdkn.org)
  • implement
  • The report also describes some of the major actions and activities that agencies have undertaken to implement the HHS Disparities Action Plan since its original publication in April 2011. (hhs.gov)
  • Since the development of the Action Plan, the AVMA has consistently been supportive of the plan and advocated for funding to fully implement the plan. (avma.org)
  • This plan contributes to the State's mission to implement climate compatible strategies, including reducing urban heat island impacts. (cdkn.org)
  • California Project LEAN is providing leadership and training to a Fresno school district's school wellness council to develop and implement goals that support student health and academic success. (phi.org)
  • Subsequent to the 7th Global Meeting of the Heads of WHO Offices in countries, territories and areas (‎HWOs)‎ with the Director-General (‎DG)‎ and Regional Directors (‎RDs)‎, an action plan to implement the agreed-upon actions was produced. (who.int)
  • India
  • Over recent decades, average and daily peak temperatures in India have risen while longer, intense heat waves are becoming more frequent, with implications for the health of India's vulnerable populations. (cdkn.org)
  • In India, the limited evidence on temperature and health risks has focused mostly on the effects of heat waves and has mostly been from small scale studies. (plos.org)
  • Public health authorities should consider the detrimental effects of moderately cold and extremely hot temperatures in their mitigation strategies, particularly as the absolute population totals in India exposed to moderately cold and extremely hot temperatures have risen by about 270 and 10 million, respectively, in the last three decades. (plos.org)
  • maternal
  • 2. Improve maternal, newborn and child health. (who.int)
  • 2014 sees Afghanistan rising to 146/178 countries in terms of it's maternal health and support - this is a huge improvement on it's bottom ranking in both 2010 and 2011. (baag.org.uk)
  • Save the Children's report highlights the plight of maternal healthcare in conflict-affected countries and reports on how Afghanistan looks set to achieve the Millenium Development Goal on maternal health. (baag.org.uk)
  • prevention
  • The AVMA was a key stakeholder in the development of the Action Plan, helping to ensure that the plan provided a blueprint for detailing coordinated federal actions that are critically needed if we are to mitigate the threat of AR: Surveillance, Prevention and Control, Research, and Product Development. (avma.org)
  • Link workers and other community health workers will also be trained to recognize heat danger and offer prevention tips for heat illness in slum communities. (cdkn.org)
  • Manual for the Laboratory Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Bacterial Pathogens of Public Health Importance in the Developing World: Haemophilus influenzae, Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Salmonella serotype Typhi, Shigella, and Vibrio cholerae , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, 2003. (hindawi.com)
  • It is based on a life-course approach, aims to achieve equity through universal health coverage and stresses the importance of prevention. (who.int)
  • The HSE Midlands, Louth, Meath Community Healthcare Oorganisation (CHO), in partnership with community, voluntary and statutory organisations, is presently developing a Regional Suicide Prevention Action Plan for the counties of Laois, Offaly, Longford, Westmeath, Louth and Meath. (hse.ie)
  • To raise awareness of the aim of the development of the Regional Suicide Prevention Action Plan and to begin or continue a public conversation that will support the way people think about mental health and suicide prevention. (hse.ie)
  • Suicide prevention is about promoting positive mental health and supporting people to learn a range of positive coping strategies so that they can better deal with difficulties in their lives. (hse.ie)
  • International experience has shown the positive effect of health systems based on equity, disease prevention, and health promotion in narrowing health inequities ( 6 ) and more specifically, in reducing Indigenous health inequities. (frontiersin.org)
  • Nutrition
  • California Project LEAN (Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition) is a program of the Public Health Institute. (phi.org)
  • and 2.2 million children, from an under five population of 4.8 million, are stunted.Nutrition treatment is only available in an approximate 26 per cent of health facilities in the country and only 2.5 per cent of children with acute malnutrition are registered in the Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) or other nutrition programmes. (baag.org.uk)
  • Council
  • The European Commission was tasked to draw up annual progress reviews on the implementation of the action plans, for consideration by the Council, and to conduct the final evaluation of the EU drugs action plan (2005-08) . (europa.eu)
  • On the basis of the external evaluation, on 7 December 2012, the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union endorsed a new EU drugs strategy (2013-20) and, on 6 June 2013, a new EU action plan (2013-16) . (europa.eu)
  • Services
  • U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation and Office of Minority Health. (hhs.gov)
  • Through the HHS Disparities Action Plan, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a coordinated framework for departmental agencies and offices to streamline and institutionalize programmatic and policy efforts, as well as promote integrated approaches and evidence-based programs, so that all Americans have the chance to live the healthiest lives possible. (hhs.gov)
  • In FY 2013, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) incorporated health disparity impact statements into all new Requests for Applications for grant programs. (hhs.gov)
  • Restructuring of mental health services" in our context relates to the formal organization designs that are set up (evolved/decided) at three levels of government: the national, specialist services and municipal services. (knowandpol.eu)
  • 1. Contrary to developments in mental health services in many other Western countries at the period of time there was, due to a favorable economic situation for the Norwegian state, a substantial expansion of mental health services. (knowandpol.eu)
  • Consequently mental health policies did not implicate a zero-sumgame concerning resource allocations between hospitals and community services after the de-institutionalization phase. (knowandpol.eu)
  • Here, new professional groups (nurses, other health professions and social workers) planned and manned the services. (knowandpol.eu)
  • 3. During the expansion of services, new actors and types of knowledge - largely unknown to mental health care before - became increasingly important in the restructuring of services. (knowandpol.eu)
  • The new actors - management consultants, accountants, auditors - mostly had never worked with these services, and often greatly underestimated the peculiarities of mental health service provision. (knowandpol.eu)
  • 4. The conclusion on this vital point in our analyses is that bio-medical approaches to mental health - defined as a medical specialty based upon diagnoses, evidence-based medicine and cost-efficient therapeutic methods - through its compatibility with NPM approaches have retained its predominant role in specialist services. (knowandpol.eu)
  • Flexibility' sought by government is code for contracting-out, privatizing health services In the lead up to last spring's provincial election, Premier Gordon Campbell said he didn. (heu.org)
  • Actions to improve best practice health promotion, such as community engagement and intersectoral partnerships, were inhibited by the way health center systems were organized, predominately to support clinical and curative services. (frontiersin.org)
  • diabetes
  • Although there have been improvements in some social and health indicators ( 2 ), chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and renal disease, remain significant contributors to premature and excess mortality and morbidity among Indigenous Australians. (frontiersin.org)
  • report
  • The implementation progress report is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all of the current research, policies, and programs the Department is supporting to improve minority health, but rather provide several illustrative examples of important work in this area. (hhs.gov)
  • The report analyses "Restructuring of mental health service provision" with a main focus on the formation and implementation of the Mental Health Action Plan 1998 - 2008. (knowandpol.eu)
  • Human Rights Watch and the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition report on the unacceptable attacks on those offering health support in conflict zones. (baag.org.uk)
  • Whilst the report finds little has improved in women's access to justice in the last 5 years, there is now increased access to health, education and work. (baag.org.uk)
  • public
  • Find open public health courses and materials. (jhsph.edu)
  • We use mathematical models to predict the potential public health impact of new TB vaccines in high-incidence countries. (cdc.gov)
  • California Project LEAN will develop and facilitate a Local School Wellness Policy Implementation and Action Planning 3-hour training for California Center for Public Health Advocacy and partners utilizing its Policy in Action toolkit. (phi.org)
  • It focused on the public health challenges for the new millennium : putting health at the heart of development, putting the emphasis on social and economic determinants of health, and promoting the creation of new partnerships for health and health care. (who.int)
  • This assessment by APPRO (Afghanistan Public Policy Research Organisation), commissioned by Oxfam GB, ActionAid and the Embassy of Canada in Afghanistan, investigates the gains made since implementation of the NAPWA in 2008. (baag.org.uk)
  • Formal
  • To ensure that residents are efficiently alerted of impending heat waves and given sufficient information once a heat wave hits, the AMC will create formal communication channels among government agencies, health officials, emergency response teams, community groups, and media outlets. (cdkn.org)
  • risks
  • The project team first conducted research and focus group interviews to identify local health risks and determined which groups are most vulnerable to extreme heat effects of climate change. (cdkn.org)
  • Specialists
  • More than 20 anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, and global health specialists gathered at Boston University on Nov. 9 and 10 at the first Symposium on Global Health and the Social Sciences. (bu.edu)
  • populations
  • The disparities between the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (Australia's Indigenous populations) and that of other Australians is unacceptable. (frontiersin.org)
  • Sciences
  • Lawrence Were, a Lecturer in the Department of Health Sciences at BU's Sargent College and a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored an article in the The Lancet Global Health. (bu.edu)
  • Department
  • New York State Department of Health. (jhsph.edu)
  • UK Department of Health. (jhsph.edu)
  • If you have been (or are currently) supported by a mental health team, go to the Emergency Department or contact the service you are attending and ask for an appointment as soon as possible. (hse.ie)
  • areas
  • Although some areas of clinical health care are becoming adept at implementing continuous quality improvement (CQI) projects, there has been limited experimentation of CQI in health promotion. (frontiersin.org)
  • As elsewhere, these attacks do not just affect the communities using those local facilities - they affect the wider population when health operations have to be suspended or curtailed, or when health workers are reluctant to work in insecure areas. (baag.org.uk)
  • care
  • The HHS Disparities Action Plan represents an ongoing commitment by HHS to coordinate efforts and assess the nation's progress toward addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care. (hhs.gov)
  • As called for by Section 4302 of the Affordable Care Act, HHS adopted new standards for the collection of data by race, ethnicity, primary language, sex, and disability status within major self-reported population health surveys. (hhs.gov)
  • Here's what we can do to fight Liberal efforts to roll back our collective agreements Health care workers across B.C. are angry and alarmed that Premier Campbell is ready to break. (heu.org)
  • In this study, we examined the impact of a CQI intervention on health promotion in four Australian Indigenous primary health care centers. (frontiersin.org)
  • Temperatures
  • Most of the epidemiological studies that have examined the detrimental effects of ambient hot and cold temperatures on human health have been conducted in high-income countries. (plos.org)
  • threat
  • We contend that this Action Plan represents precisely what is needed to tackle the threat of AR, yet the animal and veterinary components of the plan have been continually underfunded. (avma.org)
  • principles
  • The strategies generally give an outline of the overall principles and course of action being followed and implemented through programmes and projects. (europa.eu)
  • However, new professional groups, mainly at the municipal level, struggle to settle on a specific "mental health work approach" based on principles of normalization, integration and mastering as the knowledge they represent. (knowandpol.eu)
  • specific
  • The ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) identified 1,809 specific incidents of violence targetting health workers or facilities in 2012-2013. (baag.org.uk)
  • Date
  • Published in PLOS Medicine , the largest-to-date evaluation looked at the first 12 months of the tax's implementation, and showed a 9.6% drop in sugar-sweetened beverage purchases. (phi.org)
  • At issue: Closing the wage gap for nursing team members After considerable pressure on health employers, HEU and its union partners have secured a hearing date with arbitrator. (heu.org)
  • years
  • Two years later, the plan was revised and a new European plan in the field of drugs 1992 was adopted by the European Committee to Combat Drugs - CELAD, a newly created intergovernmental mechanism among Member States. (europa.eu)
  • social
  • 5. Added to the existing multiplicity of health and social professions, political actors at all levels of government and management and administrative professionals, users increasingly played a role in mental health policies. (knowandpol.eu)
  • Although the root causes of poor and inequitable health are related more to social, cultural, and environmental factors, the health sector is a vital determinant of health and plays a key role in promoting equity ( 3 ) and supporting action to address social determinants of health ( 4 , 5 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • progress
  • This process will allow the monitoring of progress and a clearer understanding of the execution of the key action points. (who.int)
  • comprehensive
  • However, in 1995 on the basis of the new prerogatives given by the Treaty on the European Union, the European Commission took the lead in drafting and adopting a more comprehensive European action plan to combat drugs 1995-99 . (europa.eu)
  • The 66th World Health Assembly, consisting of Ministers of Health of 194 Member States, adopted the WHO's Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 in May 2013. (who.int)