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  • Public
  • APHA is a diverse community of public health professionals who champion the health of all people and all communities. (apha.org)
  • Public health improves quality of life, extends life expectancy, reduces human suffering and saves resources over the long term. (apha.org)
  • This event is joint hosted by the Royal Society for Public Health and the Institute for Health Visiting. (rsph.org.uk)
  • Given that breastfeeding is one of the most powerful factors in infant health, and that statistically the UK shows some of the lowest rates worldwide this issue is a public heath priority. (rsph.org.uk)
  • The World's Breastfeeding Trends initiative findings and recommendations which will be shared during the day can strengthen health visitor practice and improve public health if implemented. (rsph.org.uk)
  • This conference will be of value to Directors of Public Health, Health Visitors, GP's, Midwives, Commissioners, Children's services staff and many others interested in breastfeeding and its role in health improvement. (rsph.org.uk)
  • If you had an opportunity to include public health priorities in the next president's inaugural or State of the Union address, what would they be? (researchamerica.org)
  • Building more healthier communities and increasing investments in public health research to understand the root causes of health challenges were among the recommendations of panelists at a town hall moderated by Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting on Monday, October 31. (researchamerica.org)
  • The presidential candidates are interested in improving our nation's infrastructure but they're not thinking about the health infrastructure, noted Julie Gerberding, M.D., MPH , executive vice president for strategic communications, global public policy and population health, Merck and former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (researchamerica.org)
  • A greater understanding of the social determinants of health would help address health inequities and shape policies to improve access to safe and affordable housing, added David Goff, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. , Dean, Colorado School of Public Health. (researchamerica.org)
  • We're investing heavily in genomics and personalized medicine but we need to complement that with investments in public health research. (researchamerica.org)
  • Supporting Public Health Priorities: Recommendations for Physical Education and Physical Activity Promotion in Schools. (saferoutespartnership.org)
  • The work of Professor Richard Doll provides two key lessons for public health. (bmj.com)
  • And yet, lethal though tobacco is, the harm being done to public health by our economic system is far greater. (bmj.com)
  • The same applies to the other two "industrial epidemics" 1 that constitute such a large share of the public health burden: alcohol misuse and obesity. (bmj.com)
  • However, the impact of marketing on public health goes much deeper than this. (bmj.com)
  • At this year's 68th session, participants will consider topics including a new strategy on men's health, financial protection in the Region and an action plan to improve public health preparedness and response. (who.int)
  • The survey results are a major public health concern. (edu.mt)
  • The survey shows that more public health research is in dire demand. (edu.mt)
  • Security language, concepts, practices, and institutions have become increasingly evident in national and global health policy, the result of decisions by both public health policy-makers and security policy communities to treat health as a security issue. (oreilly.com)
  • This has raised concerns in some quarters about the potential negative consequences of securitization, yet there are a number of reasons for the security and public health communities to welcome the securitization of health. (oreilly.com)
  • and that securitization offers those in public health an opportunity to gain increased attention and resources for otherwise neglected health issues. (oreilly.com)
  • The challenge that always confronts public health professionals when trying to promote HP 2010 is gaining commitment to use an organized planning approach based on setting priorities, developing measurable objectives, setting realistic targets, and measuring progress at regular intervals. (nih.gov)
  • Alzheimer Europe calls upon the European Union, the World Health Organisation and national governments to recognise Alzheimer's disease as a major public health issue and develop European and international programmes as well as national action plans to adequately respond to the challenges posed by the growing numbers of people with dementia. (alzheimer-europe.org)
  • 2. In 1996 and 1998, the European Parliament dedicated two resolutions to Alzheimer's disease in which it stressed the public health implications of an ageing population and the increase in numbers of people affected by Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. (alzheimer-europe.org)
  • This policy statement calls for a public health approach to regulating and controlling commercially legalized marijuana and urges that regulation of legalized marijuana be viewed as a public health priority. (apha.org)
  • Under these and other regulatory proposals, marijuana would be regulated in a manner similar to alcohol, with age limits, licensing controls, and other regulatory and public health mechanisms. (apha.org)
  • A framework for public health action: the health impact pyramid. (sma.org)
  • Am J Public Health 2010;100:590-595. (sma.org)
  • Public health and health education in faith communities. (sma.org)
  • Am J Public Health 2004;94:1030-1036. (sma.org)
  • Public Health Nurs 2007;24:6-17. (sma.org)
  • By balancing unsolicited meritorious research grants with special initiatives, NIH has tried to respond to urgent public health needs, emerging scientific opportunities, and gaps in scientific knowledge. (asm.org)
  • The NIH Institutes have developed decision making processes for planning and priority-setting that incorporate input from a variety of sources, including the Congress, the Administration, other federal R&D agencies, scientific societies, the scientific community, patient groups, community advisory boards, public interest groups, and the pharmaceutical industry. (asm.org)
  • It is critical that scientific directions and research priorities be identified at the Institute level to ensure the best and most appropriate scientific expertise is brought to bear on decisions concerning strategies to exploit research opportunities, to assess the implications of new molecular analytic tools, and to evaluate major changes in science and public health needs in relationship to resource allocations. (asm.org)
  • This process helps guide the Institute in identifying research opportunities, public health needs and the priorities of constituent groups and Congress. (asm.org)
  • Program officers closely monitor scientific developments and public health trends from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). (asm.org)
  • This iterative process appears to work well at the NIAID and has contributed to scientific progress with significant public health benefits. (asm.org)
  • Although structured, the NIAID approach has the necessary flexibility and discretion that are needed to pursue under-explored opportunities in different fields of research and to move rapidly on urgent public health issues. (asm.org)
  • In this report, the Special Rapporteur calls for a paradigm shift in mental health policies, moving away from a strict biomedical approach to an approach in which the social and underlying determinants of mental health are also addressed, among others by the prioritization of mental health promotion and prevention in public policy. (ifhhro.org)
  • To reach parity between physical and mental health, mental health must be integrated in primary and general health care through the participation of all stakeholders in the development of public policies that address the underlying determinants. (ifhhro.org)
  • Lack of access to health care delays public health services and medical services. (mtpha.com)
  • Initiatives that expand coverage and access to public health and health care services are desirable for saving lives, reducing disability, lowering costs, and eliminating health disparities. (mtpha.com)
  • Public health infrastructure components include systems,competencies, frameworks, relationships, and resources to perform core functions and essential services.MPHAworks to ensure that Montanansare served under these components by a competent workforce comprised of diversity, leadership, and responsiveness through effective and sustainable community-based programs-this is the foundation of a strong public health system. (mtpha.com)
  • Declines in public health funding provide a great impetus to educate lawmakers about the value of public health services and the importance of public health capacity. (mtpha.com)
  • Informing lawmakers is needed to help ensure that policies and funding are directed toward maintaining and enhancing public health programs and the workforce that makes them successful. (mtpha.com)
  • MPHA supports the public health accreditation process as a way to improve the performance of public health departments, ultimately building infrastructure and workforce capacity from local to state levels. (mtpha.com)
  • The ACCME offers members of the media timely responses to inquiries and interview requests, providing news and information about the history and scope of the ACCME accreditation system , how accredited CME supports public health initiatives , accreditation requirements , public accountability , and ACCME annual report data . (accme.org)
  • New educational resources about the "Addresses Public Health Priorities" category of the new commendation criteria are now available. (accme.org)
  • World Health Organ
  • In 1981, the World Health Organization performed the first national diabetes study in Malta and reported that the total prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is 7.7% (5.9% previously known diabetics and 1.8% newly diagnosed diabetics). (edu.mt)
  • The World Health Organization has called on governments to implement national dementia plans. (ipolitics.ca)
  • New World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus has already drawn up a list of things to do. (kff.org)
  • disparities
  • When people are motivated to do something to address health problems and disparities, they immediately want to engage in some form of action and see some results. (nih.gov)
  • workforce
  • They're also training staffs of local health departments, workforce development boards, and career centers on how to assist enrollees with the changes. (ket.org)
  • Search
  • She served on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an organization that won the 2007 Nobel Prize with Al Gore and is the author of Hunting the 1918 Flu: One Scientist's Search for a Killer Virus (University of Toronto Press, 2003), and Environment and Health: Protecting our Common Future (2008). (ipolitics.ca)
  • Menu
  • The national objectives serve as a 'menu' for identifying priorities and selecting objectives that are most relevant to states, territories, tribes, communities, settings (schools, worksites, etc.), and health care delivery systems. (nih.gov)
  • areas
  • The Institute Director and program managers hold policy discussions and information exchange meetings with scientific societies and voluntary health organizations throughout the year and actively seek the advice of grantees concerning research opportunities and neglected areas that may need special attention. (asm.org)
  • Blue-ribbon panels are convened when needed to advise on research plans and priorities in specific areas. (asm.org)
  • Australia's National Health Priority Areas are diseases and conditions that contribute significantly to the burden of illness, and the resulting high social and financial costs imposed on regional, rural and remote communities. (garvan.org.au)
  • Whether health care professionals work in clinical care, research, administration, executive leadership, or other areas of medicine, accredited CME supports their commitment to lifelong learning and practice improvement, and helps them meet requirements for licensure, certification, and credentialing. (accme.org)
  • Obesity
  • Morgan McCloskey, MPH , project coordinator, health, wellness and fitness, Colorado State University said federal funding supports work at low-income preschool centers in Colorado to help children develop healthy eating and physical activity habits, as part of anti-obesity interventions. (researchamerica.org)
  • Substance abuse, diabetes mellitus, suboptimal dietary intake and obesity/overweight, and cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses constitute major health concerns. (sma.org)
  • Issues
  • Side meetings and technical briefings will offer a venue to discuss the latest issues regarding migration and health in the Region, health literacy measurement, innovations in health information systems, healthy people through environmentally sustainable urban transport, the impact of health systems on global sustainability and work being done on the European Health Equity Status Report. (who.int)
  • The decisions taken and policies adopted at the Regional Committee will serve as collective commitments for countries of the Region, ensuring cohesive and coordinated approaches to the most pressing health issues facing Europe. (who.int)
  • The third subtheme of the conference introduced participants to issues related to social, mental and adolescent health. (scielo.org.za)
  • Learn what community members and key partners see as important oral health issues and why they feel they are important. (nih.gov)
  • Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California. (kff.org)
  • research
  • He was formerly located at Orygen Youth Health Research Centre. (theconversation.com)
  • Today, May 15, WHO's new Science Division launched an online resource to guide the development of new health products for which there are limited markets or incentives for research and development. (eatg.org)
  • The American Society for Microbiology appreciates the opportunity to submit written comments to the IOM/NAS Committee to study the NIH Research Priority Setting Process. (asm.org)
  • The Institutes' National Advisory Councils and other standing and ad hoc advisory bodies include scientific as well as lay advisors who play a key role in shaping priorities and directions for research. (asm.org)
  • goals
  • She says one of the goals of Kentucky HEALTH is to help people improve their jobs skills so they can get gainful employment. (ket.org)
  • Medicaid
  • Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson appeared on KET's Connections to discuss Kentucky's Medicaid waiver proposal and recent changes made to that plan. (ket.org)
  • The plan, called Kentucky HEALTH, would levy monthly premiums ranging from $1 to $15 on most Medicaid members, and require all able-bodied working age adult enrollees with no dependents to participate or engage in 20 hours of employment-related or community service activities each week. (ket.org)
  • Instead she says those people will transition out of the system as they get better-paying jobs that put them outside of Medicaid eligibility or as they get employer-provided health insurance. (ket.org)
  • The House-passed health bill cuts federal Medicaid funding by $834 billion over ten years - 24 percent by the tenth year - by ending the ACA's enhanced federal funding for the Medicaid expansion and capping and cutting federal Medicaid funding for all beneficiaries, including seniors, people with disabilities, and families with children. (cbpp.org)
  • Resources
  • The evaluation found limited progress in health system functional effectiveness, with, for example, lengthy and cumbersome procurement and human resources processes resulting in stock-outs of medicines and supplies, and shortages of critical staff. (scielo.org.za)
  • Although the large number and diversity of health agency structures and resources make this a challenge, increased attention to these details will help when designing and tracking progress on the HP 2010 objectives. (nih.gov)
  • Determining health priorities helps direct resources to the programs that matter most to communities--those that will have the greatest impact on the health status of the population. (nih.gov)
  • The reality is that each African country must provide adequate domestic resources to create environments where health workers can get the job done. (kff.org)
  • Policy
  • In recent years there have been significant changes in the way policy communities think about and deal with health threats. (oreilly.com)
  • Participants
  • Their activities include nearly 26 million interactions with health professional participants annually. (accme.org)
  • Nearly 1,900 organizations offer CME activities that result in nearly 26 million interactions with health professional participants annually. (accme.org)
  • communities
  • In traditionally underserved communities, faith-based interventions have been shown to be effective for health promotion. (sma.org)
  • Meetings
  • The Regional Committee agenda will also offer an opportunity to report back to Member States on key events, including the WHO high-level meetings Health Systems Respond to NCDs: Experience in the European Region and Health Systems for Prosperity and Solidarity: Leaving No One Behind. (who.int)
  • community
  • Alzheimer Europe calls upon the European Parliament to dedicate a report to Alzheimer's disease outlining the progress achieved since the adoption of its resolutions as well as the priorities for Community action in the coming years. (alzheimer-europe.org)
  • Alzheimer Europe calls upon the European institutions to recognise Alzheimer's disease as a major health scourge within the meaning of Article 152 of the EC Treaty and to develop a Community action programme on Alzheimer's disease. (alzheimer-europe.org)
  • Religious leaders-generally the major partner in such interventions-however, are seldom are consulted about community health priorities and health promotion preferences. (sma.org)
  • study
  • I undertook the project "SAĦĦTEK - The University of Malta Health and Wellbeing study" to find out more about T2DM in Malta. (edu.mt)
  • Congregational health ministries: a national study of pastors' views. (sma.org)
  • Diseases
  • The targeted diseases and conditions were chosen because with appropriate and focused attention, significant gains in the health of the rural population can be achieved. (garvan.org.au)
  • 655 million was spent on asthma in 2008-09: this represents 0.9% of all direct health expenditure on diseases. (garvan.org.au)
  • population
  • Since then, we have seen that percentage increase through self-reported questionnaire studies such as 2008's Maltese European Health Interview Survey, which reported a T2DM prevalence of 8.3% in the population aged between 20 and 79. (edu.mt)