World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Health: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Pan American Health Organization: WHO regional office for the Americas acting as a coordinating agency for the improvement of health conditions in the hemisphere. The four main functions are: control or eradication of communicable diseases, strengthening of national and local health services, education and training, and research.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Organizations: Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Community Health Planning: Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Health Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Voluntary Health Agencies: Non-profit organizations concerned with various aspects of health, e.g., education, promotion, treatment, services, etc.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Health Maintenance Organizations: Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.EuropeInternational Agencies: International organizations which provide health-related or other cooperative services.United Nations: An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.IndiaInternationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Health Services Administration: The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.Communicable Disease Control: Programs of surveillance designed to prevent the transmission of disease by any means from person to person or from animal to man.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Health Planning Guidelines: Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.BrazilSex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Latin America: The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.Electronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.Public Health Nursing: A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Health Benefit Plans, Employee: Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.Poliomyelitis: An acute infectious disease of humans, particularly children, caused by any of three serotypes of human poliovirus (POLIOVIRUS). Usually the infection is limited to the gastrointestinal tract and nasopharynx, and is often asymptomatic. The central nervous system, primarily the spinal cord, may be affected, leading to rapidly progressive paralysis, coarse FASCICULATION and hyporeflexia. Motor neurons are primarily affected. Encephalitis may also occur. The virus replicates in the nervous system, and may cause significant neuronal loss, most notably in the spinal cord. A rare related condition, nonpoliovirus poliomyelitis, may result from infections with nonpoliovirus enteroviruses. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp764-5)Health Occupations: Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Public Health Informatics: The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Developed Countries: Countries that have reached a level of economic achievement through an increase of production, per capita income and consumption, and utilization of natural and human resources.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).AfricaConsumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Great BritainAmericas: The general name for NORTH AMERICA; CENTRAL AMERICA; and SOUTH AMERICA unspecified or combined.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Health Services, Indigenous: Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.Cost of Illness: The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Asia, Southeastern: The geographical area of Asia comprising BORNEO; BRUNEI; CAMBODIA; INDONESIA; LAOS; MALAYSIA; the MEKONG VALLEY; MYANMAR (formerly Burma), the PHILIPPINES; SINGAPORE; THAILAND; and VIETNAM.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Immunization Programs: Organized services to administer immunization procedures in the prevention of various diseases. The programs are made available over a wide range of sites: schools, hospitals, public health agencies, voluntary health agencies, etc. They are administered to an equally wide range of population groups or on various administrative levels: community, municipal, state, national, international.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.Managed Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Health Care Coalitions: Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Leadership: The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.National Institutes of Health (U.S.): An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.State Health Plans: State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.Health Fairs: Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Government Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Decision Making, Organizational: The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.Drugs, Essential: Drugs considered essential to meet the health needs of a population as well as to control drug costs.Measles: A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM.Family Health: The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.Financing, Organized: All organized methods of funding.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Health Records, Personal: Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Accountable Care Organizations: Organizations of health care providers that agree to be accountable for the quality, cost, and overall care of Medicare beneficiaries who are enrolled in the traditional fee-for-service program who are assigned to it. Assigned means those beneficiaries for whom the professionals in the organization provide the bulk of primary care services. (www.cms.gov/OfficeofLegislation/Downloads/Accountable CareOrganization.pdf accessed 03/16/2011)School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Capacity Building: Organizational development including enhancement of management structures, processes and procedures, within organizations and among different organizations and sectors to meet present and future needs.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Africa South of the Sahara: All of Africa except Northern Africa (AFRICA, NORTHERN).United StatesCaribbean Region: The area that lies between continental North and South America and comprises the Caribbean Sea, the West Indies, and the adjacent mainland regions of southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela.Community Networks: Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.Men's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.Health Planning Support: Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.Disabled Persons: Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.Social Justice: An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.Human Rights: The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Models, Theoretical: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Terminology as Topic: The terms, expressions, designations, or symbols used in a particular science, discipline, or specialized subject area.Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.Growth Charts: Graphic displays of height and weight showing development over time.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Community Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.Laboratories: Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Uganda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.Base Sequence: The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.): An agency of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that conducts and supports programs for the prevention and control of disease and provides consultation and assistance to health departments and other countries.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.
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Williams was made head of the new Maternal and Child Health (MCH) division of the World Health Organisation in Geneva, and ... World Public Health Nutrition Association. Retrieved 29 July 2012. Konotey-Ahulu, Felix (14 May 2005). "There is nothing ... and in 1948 became the first director of Mother and Child Health (MCH) at the newly created World Health Organization (WHO). ... "The African Mind in Health and Disease: a Study in Ethnopsychiatry". Geneva: World Health Organization. http://apps.who.int/ ...
Pan American Health Organization. Public Health Heroes. Dr. Zilda Arns Newmann. Haiti Earthquake, the Day After from UN ... She was also recognized as a Public Health Heroe by Pan American Health Organization Holder of a degree in medicine, Arns ... further studied public health, with the aim of assisting poor children in environments plagued with high child mortality rates ... The Care for Children has one of the largest programs in the world devoted to child health and nutrition. The pro has about ...
and Yang, Y.T.; Chen, B. (2016). "Governing GMOs in the USA: science, law and public health". Journal of the Science of Food ... Health and environmental impacts of transgenic crops". Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Retrieved ... "Frequently asked questions on genetically modified foods". World Health Organization. Retrieved February 8, 2016. Haslberger, ... Marris, Claire (2001). "Public views on GMOs: deconstructing the myths". EMBO Reports. 2: 545-548. doi:10.1093/embo-reports/ ...
Zika virus outbreak timeline
Implications for public health in the Americas". Epidemiological Alert. Pan American Health Organization. 1 December 2015. " ... the Ministry of Health declares a national public health emergency. United Nations On 17 November, the Pan American Health ... Puerto Rico 12 August 2016, The U.S. government declares a public health emergency in Puerto Rico as a result of a Zika ... World Health Organization. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016. Mole, Beth (8 February 2016). "Obama says no need to ...
Public health campaigns to combat rotavirus focus on providing oral rehydration therapy for infected children and vaccination ... World Health Organization (2015). "Global Rotavirus Sentinel Hospital Surveillance Network" (PDF). Simpson E, Wittet S, Bonilla ... In 2004, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF recommended the use of low-osmolarity oral rehydration solution and ... the primary public health intervention is vaccination. In 1998, a rotavirus vaccine was licensed for use in the United States. ...
Toroyan, Tami (2013). Global status report on road safety 2013 (PDF). World Health Organization. ISBN 9789241564564. Motorcycle ... Public Safety Canada FBI Safe Street Violent Crime Initiative - Report Fiscal Year 2000 - FBI.org 2004 Annual Report Archived ... In addition, the British Motorcyclists Federation (BMF), founded in 1960 as a reaction to the public perception of ... Some other lobbying organisations are listed in Category:Motorcyclists organizations. Organized Crime Fact Sheet Archived 2008- ...
It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health ... 443-48-1" (pdf). Report on Carcinogens, Twelfth Edition (2011). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health ... "WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (19th List)" (PDF). World Health Organization. April 2015. Archived (PDF) from the ... "Sources and Prices of Selected Medicines and Diagnostics for People Living with HIV/AIDS". World Health Organization. 2005. ...
Nutrition and HIV/AIDS
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends vitamin A supplements for all young children 6 to 59 months old that are at high ... American Journal of Public Health. 85: 1076-1081. doi:10.2105/ajph.85.8_pt_1.1076. Semba RD et al. Maternal vitamin A ... The World Health Organization (WHO) issued consultative recommendatons regarding nutrient requirements in HIV/AIDS. A generally ... World Health Organization (WHO). (1998) "Integration of Vitamin A Supplementation with Immunization: Policy and Program ...
It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health ... Griffiths, Jeffrey; Maguire, James H.; Heggenhougen, Kristian; Quah, Stella R. (2010). Public Health and Infectious Diseases. ... "WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (19th List)" (PDF). World Health Organization. April 2015. Archived (PDF) from the ... World Health Organization. 2009. p. 94. ISBN 9789241547659. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 December 2016. Retrieved 8 ...
The Food and Agriculture Organization and World Health Organization jointly recommend that national dietary guidelines set a ... Harvard School of Public Health. Retrieved April 3, 2013. Jenkins, David; Alexandra L. Jenkins; Thomas M.S. Woleve; Lilian H. ... ISBN 0-309-08537-3. Joint WHO/FAO expert consultation (2003).  (PDF). Geneva: World Health Organization. pp. 55-56. ISBN 92- ... Park, Y; Subar, AF; Hollenbeck, A; Schatzkin, A (2011). "Dietary fiber intake and mortality in the NIH-AARP diet and health ...
Various public health organizations, including the World Health Organization, have recommended that yearly influenza ... It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health ... World Health Organization. Retrieved 22 November 2017. "Factsheet for the general public". ecdc.europa.eu. Archived from the ... The World Health Organization coordinates the contents of the vaccine each year to contain the most likely strains of the virus ...
Ennapadam Srinivas Krishnamoorthy
"Dementia: a public health priority". World Health Organization. Retrieved 2017-01-24. "ASAD , Asian Society Against Dementia". ... the World Health Organization- World Health Report 2012 (Dementia), Executive Committee Member of the International ... He is also Adjunct Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India and Manipal University. He is President - Elect of the ... Voluntary Health Services Multispeciality Hospital and Research Institute affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical ...
Electromagnetic fields and public health]. World Health Organization, May 2006.. ... The World Health Organization investigated this issue due to persistent public misconceptions about it. They released a report ... on Electromagnetic fields and public health and their effects on health. Their conclusive findings showed that signal from ... Some rural residents had some concerns regarding health risks associated with wireless communications signals. There have been ...
Public Health, and the Legacy of Jacobson v Massachusetts". Am J Public Health. 95 (4): 571-6. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2004.055145. ... Geneva: World Health Organization. pp. 247, 275. ISBN 92 4 156110 6. Henderson, Donald, A. (2009). Smallpox; the death of a ... "Military Public Health Assistance Project". This public health program was a joint United States Military and Government of ... it's not your great-great-grandfather's public health law". Am J Public Health. 95: 581-90. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2004.055160. PMC ...
The World Health Organization recommends three or four doses starting at two months of age. It can be begun earlier but then ... Two separate teams developed polio vaccines and reported their results at the annual meeting of the American Public Health ... "Poliomyelitis". World Health Organization. Archived from the original on 18 April 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017. Bazin, H. ( ... Washington: Pan American Health Organization. 2006. ISBN 92-75-11607-5. Offit, Paul A. (2005). The Cutter Incident: How ...
World Health Organization. Retrieved 16 January 2016. Yusuff, Kazeem B.; Wassi Sanni, Abd' (1 January 2011). "Itinerant vending ... Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). Lindoz Products Limited. 1 January 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2016. "How to Develop a ... World Health Organization. Retrieved 16 January 2016. WHO Model Formulary Nigeria's Essential Medicines List Nigeria's Standard ... Adibe, M.O. "Assessment of attitude and behavior of health professionals towards provision of drug information services in ...
Pneumococcal Awareness Council of Experts
World Health Organization, "Pneumococcal vaccines" "PneumoADIP". "Robert Reid Cabral Children's Hospital". "European Society of ... Executive Director of PneumoADIP at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. PACE has hosted and participated in a ... The Health Minister of Rwanda - the first country in Africa to introduce pneumococcal conjugate vaccines; and the Health ... The event, brought together stakeholders in child health from Pakistan, including health professionals, representatives from ...
This led to the World Health Organization declared it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in February 2016. The ... "IHR Procedures concerning public health emergencies of international concern (PHEIC)". World Health Organization. Archived from ... Pan American Health Organization. 17 January 2016. Archived from the original on 26 January 2016. "WHO Declares Zika a Public ... World Health Organization declared recently reported clusters of microcephaly and other neurological disorders a Public Health ...
Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 81 (3): 197-204. PMC 2572419 . PMID 12764516. Medicine portal Wikipedia's health ... "Public Health Significance of Diarrheal Illnesses". The World Bank Group. Archived from the original on 25 January 2014. ... Diarrhea is defined by the World Health Organization as having three or more loose or liquid stools per day, or as having more ... "Diarrhoeal Diseases". World Health Organization. February 2009. Archived from the original on 15 December 2008. DuPont HL, ...
Public Health: 601-3. Darnall CR (November 1911). "The purification of water by anhydrous chlorine". Am J Public Health. 1 (11 ... The World Health Organization has stated that "the risks to health from these by-products are extremely small in comparison ... "A miracle for public health?". Retrieved 2012-12-17. Reece, R.J. (1907). "Report on the Epidemic of Enteric Fever in the City ... p. 5. Neumann, H. (1981). "Bacteriological safety of hot tap water in developing countries." Public Health Rep.84:812-814. ...
World Health Organization. Archived from the original on 2012-05-23. World Health Organization: Streptococcus pneumoniae ... Advance Market Commitments are a new approach to public health funding designed to stimulate the development and manufacture of ... The World Health Organization recommends the use of the conjugate vaccine in the routine immunizations given to children. This ... They are on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a ...
Water and Sanitation Extension Program
The study has been cited in scientific reviews and in a public health textbook which states that "safe local water supply ... A key objective of WASEP is to provide potable water to meet World Health Organization standards. WASEP most often sources ... To focus on health and hygiene awareness WASEP has initiated a Community and School Health Improvement Program through which ... Additionally, at each visit, health and hygiene promoters monitor progressive changes in the health and hygiene related ...
Robert Bailey (epidemiologist)
"Demand for male circumcision rises in a bid to prevent HIV". Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 84 (7). July 2006. ... "Leaders in HIV prevention". Public Health Magazine. 2011. Faculty page. ... School of Public Health. He is also an adjunct professor in UIC's Department of Anthropology, a research associate at Chicago's ... "Frank Chaloupka Named UIC Researcher of the Year". Institute for Health Research and Policy (Press release). Retrieved 2017-12- ...
Pan American Health Organization (2007). "Tropical Storm Noel affects the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba". ReliefWeb. ... Mainelli & Knabb (2007). "Tropical Storm Noel Public Advisory Seven-A". National Hurricane Center. Retrieved 2007-10-31. Ramon ... Pan American Health Organization (2007). "HAITI AND DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - TROPICAL STORM NOEL" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-09-03. ... Pan American Health Organization (2007). "Haiti: Special Report - 2 Nov 2007". ReliefWeb. Retrieved 2008-09-03. Associated ...
World Health Organisation. p. 78. ISBN 9241562250. Retrieved 11 March 2014. Nolte, Ellen; Martin McKee (2008). Caring For ... Public Library of Science. February 25, 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2014. Brodsky, Jenny; Jack Habib; Miriam Hirschfeld (2003). ... Many of the core functions of primary health care are central to chronic care. Chronic care is complex in nature because it may ... One of the greatest challenges in this field of health care is dealing with the co-existence of multiple disorders, which is ...
"Schistosomiasis A major public health problem". World Health Organization. Archived from the original on 5 April 2014. ... Praziquantel is also the treatment recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for those who are known to be infected. ... Geneva: World Health Organization. "Schistosomiasis - Prevention & Control". CDC. November 7, 2012. Archived from the original ... "Schistosomiasis". World Health Organization. Archived from the original on 24 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017. ...
Socialist Sunday School
That the present social system is devoid of the elements of love or justice, since, as an organisation, it ignores the claims ... J. Donald Wilson, "'Little Comrades': Socialist Sunday Schools as an Alternative to Public Schools," Curriculum Inquiry, vol. ... was a Christian socialist and campaigned for better education and health for poor children. A few years later the Springburn ... It was the leadership's view that public education should be secular and Socialist Sunday Schools were for purely educational ...
Pronator teres muscle
This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 446 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... Elsevier Health Sciences. ISBN 9780323291439. .. *^ Surgical Anatomy of the Hand and Upper Extremity, p. 110, at Google Books ...
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
... public health pesticides, or minor use pesticides at the EPA's discretion, and failure to pay reregistration fees or ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... There is considerable public interest in the contents of pesticide registration studies, which has led to conflict over public ... responsibility to the Environmental Protection Agency and shifted emphasis to protection of the environment and public health.[ ...
Harris County Transit provides public transportation. The Baytown Park and Ride lot is located on the western side of San ... Harris County Hospital District operates the Baytown Health Center in Baytown. The center opened on February 14, 1967. ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... In the Downtown Arts District is the roots of the Baytown Public Art Program spearheaded by the City of Baytown Tourism ...
100,000,000 Guinea Pigs
... or public health." Today, many of the authors' scientific conclusions are indeed thought to have been mistaken. For example ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... Public reaction to the book was very strong. Many people were shocked at the extent of food contamination and drug side-effects ... The book's key proposition is that a significant portion of the products sold to the public-particularly pharmaceuticals and ...
Type 2 diabetes
"Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 91 (9): 671-682D. doi:10.2471/BLT.12.113415. PMC 3790213. PMID 24101783.. ... Public health nursing: practicing population-based care (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. p. 317. ISBN 978- ... The World Health Organization recommends testing those groups at high risk and in 2014 the USPSTF is considering a similar ... The World Health Organization definition of diabetes (both type 1 and type 2) is for a single raised glucose reading with ...
The DBG is not the only Union Organization that represents the working trade. There are smaller organizations, such as the CGB ... the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the National Union of Public and General Employees, and Unifor. International unions ... occupational health and safety standards, complaint procedures, rules governing status of employees including promotions, just ... International Labour Organisation. Retrieved 9 October 2018.. *^ History of the ACTU. Archived 21 November 2008 at the Wayback ...
... Hospital, a 128-bed public, regional referral hospital administered by the Uganda Ministry of Health main campus of Muni ... Arua is an important base for non-governmental organizations working in the West Nile sub-region or serving Western Equatoria ... "World Weather Information Service - Arua". World Meteorological Organization. Retrieved 1 September 2016. "Klimatafel von Arua ... University, the sixth public university established by the government of Uganda Ragem Beach Analog broadcasts, which originate ...
"European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2012.. *^ a b "Den senaste om ... Encouraging the public and landowners to help monitor trees for signs of ash dieback. ... the UK Chief Plant Health Office, said that, "Landscapers, gardeners and tree practitioners should be vigilant for signs of ash ... "European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. March 2012. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 29 ...
In the U.S. education system, magnet schools are public schools with specialized courses or curricula. "Magnet" refers to how ... DeBakey High School for Health Professions in Houston, Texas is a magnet school specializing in medical sciences ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... Magnet schools emerged in the United States in the 1970s as one means of remedying racial segregation in public schools, and ...
Half of plate to be filled with vegetables, according to Harvard School of Public Health ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... and vegetarianism are all techniques employed by individuals and encouraged by societies to increase longevity and health. Some ...
Arya Samaj in Singapore
Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... Public Universities. *National University of Singapore. *Nanyang Technological University. *Singapore Management University ... Health. *Long hair in Singapore. *National Courtesy Campaign. *National Day Parade. *No U-turn syndrome ...
United States Merchant Marine Academy
Public Health Service, or the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. Regardless, graduates are required to maintain their ... Organization. Members of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy march, during the 58th Presidential Inauguration, Washington, D ... Department of Public Safety. The USMMA Department of Public Safety is a full-service law enforcement agency responsible ... "Department of Public Safety". USMMA. Retrieved July 3, 2013.. *^ "Crime Awareness and Campus Security: Campus Crime Report". ...
Metropolitan State Hospital (Massachusetts)
The Metropolitan State Hospital was an American public hospital for the mentally ill, on grounds that extended across parts of ... The complex cost $1.8 million and was considered the most modern mental health facility in the country. ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... Richard A. Hogarty (2002). Massachusetts politics and public policy: studies in power and leadership. University of ...
"A public health agenda for traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine". American Journal of Public Health. 92 (10): ... World Health Organization. *. General Guidelines for Methodologies on Research and Evaluation of Traditional Medicine (PDF). ... Some critics of alternative medicine are focused upon health fraud, misinformation, and quackery as public health problems, ... National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Dept. of Health and ...
List of medical colleges in India
West Bengal University of Health Sciences  Burdwan Medical College 1969 Bardhaman West Bengal University of Health Sciences ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... Public  Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital 1946 Darbhanga Lalit Narayan Mithila University Government  ... North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences. Mizoram. *Mizoram Institute of Medical Education ...
In declining health, Pol Pot stepped back from many of his roles in the movement. In 1998 the Khmer Rouge commander Ta Mok ... As part of the new Presidium, Pol Pot became the country's Prime Minister. It was at this point that he took on the public ... They renamed their organisation the Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK), a decision initially kept secret. Sihanouk began ... We cannot last like this for very long". Pol Pot's health was declining. He suffered from aortic stenosis and no longer ...
The effects of public outrage had a permanent effect on the Hindu Mahasabha, which is now a defunct Hindutva party. ... But the assassination of Gandhi and a subsequent ban on the organisation plunged it into distress. The ban was revoked when it ... the social evils of untouchability and casteism while launching social welfare programmes in the areas of education and health ... The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, which was started in 1925, had grown as a huge organisation by the end of British rule in ...
"Iran Public Holidays 2017". Mystery of Iran. Retrieved July 6, 2017.. *^ Michael Slackman (March 20, 2006). "Ayatollahs Aside, ... Thus, the Democratic Society Party was a leading force in the organisation of the 2006 Newroz events throughout Turkey. In ... Seer (garlic), represents good health. *Serkeh (vinegar), represents patience. *Sonbol (hyacinth), represents spring ... "Public Defender congratulates Georgian citizens of Azeri Origin with Nowruz Bairam". Retrieved 25 September 2015.. ...
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System signed an agreement which outlines the merger between these two health ... The division also provides education programs such as the first live kidney transplant operation broadcast to a public audience ... In 2009, HealthGrades - a leading independent healthcare ratings organization - ranked Saint Barnabas Medical Center high in ... Health, Barnabas. "Barnabas Health Names New President and CEO for Saint Barnabas Medical Center". www.PRNewswire.com. ...
The World Health Organization recommends routine childhood pneumococcal vaccination; it is incorporated into the childhood ... Public Health Foundation. pp. 233-248. Archived from the original on 2017-03-10.. ... An experimental research". Bulletin of the National Board of Health. . *^ Pasteur, Louis (1881). "Sur une maladie nouvelle ... "Pneumococcal Vaccination: Information for Health Care Providers". cdc.org. Archived from the original on 23 July 2016. ...
List of political parties in China
Education, Science, Culture and Public Health. *Foreign Affairs. *Overseas Chinese Affairs. *Environment Protection and ... Organization. *National Party Congress (19th) *Central Committee (19th) General Secretary (list) Xi Jinping. *Central Politburo ... Ministry of Public Security Minister: Zhao Kezhi (State Councilor). Public Security Organs People's Police. *State Immigration ... The group originated from an Internet forum discussion in August 2004 and was declared to be an illegal organization in ...
Minister for Industrial Relations (Australia)
"Ebola messages for the general public". World Health Organization (WHO). Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. ... "International travel and health. World Health Organization (WHO). Archived from the original on 29 July 2014.. ... Ebola virus disease (Report). World Health Organization. Retrieved 6 June 2019.. *^ a b "CDC urges all US residents to avoid ... "World Health Organization (WHO). Retrieved 14 May 2018.. *^ Yong E (21 May 2018). "Most Maps of the New Ebola Outbreak Are ...
Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ... epidemiology indicate that some individuals and communities at Harappa were excluded from access to basic resources like health ... Public access. Yes. Website. www. .harappa. .com. Harappa (Punjabi pronunciation: [ɦəɽəppaː]; Urdu/Punjabi: ہڑپّہ) is an ...
National Volunteer Week
See also: Lists of holidays, Hallmark holidays, public holidays in the United States, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the ... Piliavin, Jane; Erica Siegl (December 2007). "Health Benefits of Volunteering in the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study". Journal of ... The manner of celebration for national volunteer week varies, but many organizations host special events to help engage their ... Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. ...
"American Journal of Public Health. 109 (9): e1-e6. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2019.305168. ISSN 0090-0036. PMC 6687269. PMID 31318597.. ... "Benefits Created by Dental Service Organizations" (PDF). Pacific Research Institute. Archived from the original (PDF) on March ... "American Journal of Public Health. 107 (2): 262-264. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2016.303543. ISSN 0090-0036. PMC 5227925. PMID 27997244. ... "American Journal of Public Health. 108 (9): 1235-1237. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2018.304536. ISSN 0090-0036. PMC 6085052. PMID 30024794 ...
University of Bergen
Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care. *Centre for International Health ... Organization. The University of Bergen has an elected rector, currently Dag Rune Olsen (As of August 1, 2013-present). ... The University of Bergen (Norwegian: Universitetet i Bergen) is a public university located in Bergen, Norway. The university ... Students are however required to be members of the student welfare organisation. As of Fall 2015, this fee (semesteravgift) is ...
Public Health Dentistry Start 12-26-2017 - OSAP
A non-profit organization, OSAP is a unique group of dental practitioners, allied healthcare workers, industry representatives ... State oral health programs have a shared responsibility for the safe delivery of oral health care. ASTDD is partnering with the ... Take a look back at highlights from this years Public Health Grand Rounds. ... Safety and Health Topics for Dentistry from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ...
Orissa Public Health Engineering Organisation - Wikipedia
Establishing a National Public Health Accreditation Organization - RWJF
... nonprofit organization - the Public Health Accreditation Board - and the development of the first national voluntary public ... "This was an opportunity for us to be a leader in public health, and a model for other health departments in our state and in ... about 400 public health practitioners helped develop the accreditation program, with assistance from the major public health ... Overview of the Public Health Accreditation Board January 1, 2014 * Accreditation: A Lever for Transformation Health Practice ...
Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Tribal Public Health | CDC
... communities receive public health services that keep them safe and healthy. ... CDC/ATSDR Tribal Health is the primary link between CDC, the Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry (ATSDR), and ... homeTribal Health. *Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Tribal Public Healthplus icon *Tribes and Indian Organizationsplus icon * ... Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness & Response. *Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and ...
NSF International, the Public Health and Safety Organization - NSF International
Our mission is to protect and improve global human health. As an independent, accredited organization, our standards group ... Our engineers, microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists and public health experts test and certify products in state-of-the-art ... Manufacturers, regulators and consumers look to NSF International for the development of public health standards and ... We also provide auditing and risk management solutions for public health and the environment. ...
Public Health Aid, Awareness & Education Organization
... www.phaae.org PHAAE is a non-profit organization duly registered in ... Organization Brochure/Banner/Profile, Handbills Designs for fundraising and marketing. Public Health Aid, Awareness & Education ... Opportunities from this organization. Organization Brochure/Banner/Profile, Handbills Designs for fundraising and marketing ... PHAAE aims at eradicating health inequalities and water poverty in Nigeria by working more on water, sanitation and hygiene ...
Organization and financing of public health services in Europe
... : country reports and The role of public health organizations in ... Organization and financing of public health services in Europe. Health policy series 50 Corporate Author:. World Health ... The focus is on four core dimensions of public health services: organization, financing, the public health workforce, and ... How many people work in public health? How much money is spent on public health? What does it actually achieve? None of these ...
Advancing Arthritis Public Health Priorities through National Organizations CDC-RFA-DP21-2106 | CDC
Advancing Arthritis Public Health Priorities through National Organizations (CDC-RFA-DP21-2106) is a Notice of Funding ... Advancing Arthritis Public Health Priorities through National Organizations-CDC-RFA-DP21-2106. ... The purpose of this NOFO is to support organizations implementing national efforts to advance arthritis public health ... Availability of tailored arthritis-specific consumer health information;. *Collaborative public health action to address ...
Public calls for health organization to be more open - News - Austin American-Statesman - Austin, TX
... appealed to Central Health staff to involve the public more in its plans, especially as it overhauls health care services to ... The call for more transparency, outreach and public engagement, including with Spanish-speaking residents, came at a hearing ... Most of the 15 people who spoke praised the plan but said Central Health ... Tuesday on Central Healths proposed strategic plan for the next three years. ...
Public Health Organization Offers Solution to Gluten in Probiotics, Dietary Supplements | NSF International
Companies aiming to gain consumer trust in gluten-free claims have turned to global public health organization NSF ... Many probiotics taken to promote gut health are having the opposite effect on those with celiac disease according to a new ... NSF International is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water ... Public Health Organization Offers Solution to Gluten in Probiotics, Dietary Supplements. * May 21, 2015 ...
Coronavirus is a public health emergency, World Health Organisation declares - ABC News
It is just the sixth time the World Health Organisation has made the declaration, and will mean a greater focus on a worldwide ... Coronavirus is a public health emergency, World Health Organisation declares. Posted ThuThursday 30. JanJanuary 2020. at 7:52pm ... The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the new strain of coronavirus a public health emergency of international ... The WHO has declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency - heres what that means. ...
Health Care Organization & Policy | UAB School of Public Health
Public health policy issues include a wide range of topics including health care reform, insurance reform, prevention of ... Accessibility , Disclaimer , UAB Web Pages Policy , Contact Us , Site Feedback , © Copyright UAB School of Public Health ... offer rigorous training in research methods and evidence-based public health practice suitable for careers in public health ... The Department of Health Care Organization and Policy provides training and education at the masters and doctoral level. At the ...
MCH Working Group and Student Organization MeetingDetails - Dornsife School of Public Health - Drexel University
Category:Public health organizations
Public health organizations See also Subcategories There are 3 subcategories in this category, which are shown below. More may ... United States Senate Committee on Public Health and National Quarantine. *University of Washington Department of Global Health ... Category:Public_health_organizations. Category:Public health organizations. See also Subcategories. There are 3 subcategories ...
Health Care Organization and Policy | UAB School of Public Health
Welcome Week - Tailgate Lunch and Public Health Student Organization Fair. Tailgate Lunch - Celebrate the first UAB football ... Read more about Welcome Week - Tailgate Lunch and Public Health Student Organization Fair ... Accessibility , Disclaimer , UAB Web Pages Policy , Contact Us , Site Feedback , © Copyright UAB School of Public Health ... game of the 2018 season and learn more about our Public Health Student Organizations. ...
Organization - Army Public Health Center
... developing and communicating public health solutions, and assuring the quality and effectiveness of the Armys Public Health ... This Web site provides an introduction to the Army Public Health Center, a U.S. Army Medical Department organization. It is ... Clinical Public Health & Epidemiology. Information regarding the status, trends, and determinants of the health and fitness of ... Public Health Communication. Enable consistency and unity of effort to develop and promote effective strategic communication in ...
Health advocacy organization PHA wants public input to fight childhood obesity epidemic | EmaxHealth
Health advocacy organization PHA wants public input to fight childhood obesity epidemic. ... He noted that his organization is devoted to working with the private sector to ensure the health of our nations youth by ... Expert advice will be provided by senior leaders at StartUp Health, a national academy for health and wellness entrepreneurship ... Why Exercise Holds the Key to Unlocking Gut Health The gut is a hot topic these days as the light of scientific knowledge ...
World Health Organization, Public Hospital Governance in Asia and the Pacific
Public Hospital Governance in Asia and the Pacific. Manila: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Western Pacific ... Achieving Universal Health Coverage requires the full engagement of all levels and types of care throughout a nations health ... Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. World Health House. ... Public Hospital Governance in Asia and the Pacific. Publication details Number of pages: 329. Publication date: 2015. Languages ...
Public Research Organizations | Inserm - From science to health
Approximately one-third of Inserms units are placed under the joint responsibility of another institution or public research ... Inserms units are co-supervised by other institutions or public research organizations:. *Public research organizations: *CNRS ... Some examples include the action plan for the programming of health research, the role of research in the National Health Data ... Aviesan is also a member of the Scientific Steering Committee for the "Life, Health and Well-being" challenge, in charge of ...
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- The Sidney Health Center lab will offer non-fasting blood draw tests for thyroid function and glycohemoglobin tests at reduced rates. (sidneyhealth.org)
- In addition, the Sidney Health Center pharmacy will be partnering with the local law enforcement to provide a "Medication Take Back" service. (sidneyhealth.org)
- Sidney Health Center set to host another "Live it up! (sidneyhealth.org)
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- The Pan American Health Organization over the years has recognized Public Health Heroes for their invaluable contributions to public health in the Americas. (paho.org)
- NSF International is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water Quality and Indoor Environment. (nsf.org)
- In May 2014, the Public Health Leadership Forum published "The High Achieving Governmental Health Department in 2020 as the Community Chief Health Strategist. (lww.com)
- On January 21, 2020, the group hosted a forum at the New Hanover County Public Library Northeast Branch, which included North Carolina treasurer Dale Folwell and president and CEO of Renaissance Wilmington Foundation Bill Graham. (encorepub.com)
- WASHINGTON , July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The expertise of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and all public health agencies is critical to protecting Americans' health during the COVID-19 crisis, said a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar from 347 health and public health organizations released today. (yahoo.com)
- As you develop appropriations legislation for fiscal year (FY) 2020, the 80 undersigned organizations representing patients and consumers, public health professionals, health information technology (IT) developers, health care providers, and scientists urge you to appropriate $1 billion over 10 years-$100 million in FY 2020-to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a new initiative that will transform the public health surveillance enterprise and save lives. (openhealthnews.com)
- 80 For from 2014-2020 health to Increasing Financial of Green For Worldwide. (y0.pl)
- Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective This health literacy resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is an11-part Toolkit that provides a detailed and comprehensive set of guidelines to help you make written material in printed formats easier for people to read, understand, and use. (osap.org)
- How are public health services in Europe organized and financed? (tsoshop.co.uk)
- With European health systems facing a plethora of challenges that can be addressed through public health interventions, there is renewed interest in strengthening public health services. (tsoshop.co.uk)
- This volume brings together current knowledge on the organization and financing of public health services in Europe. (tsoshop.co.uk)
- It is based on country reports on the organization and financing of public health services in nine European countries and an in-depth analysis of the involvement of public health services in addressing three contemporary public health challenges (alcohol, obesity and antimicrobial resistance). (tsoshop.co.uk)
- The focus is on four core dimensions of public health services: organization, financing, the public health workforce, and quality assurance. (tsoshop.co.uk)
- The questions the volume seeks to answer are: (i) How are public health services in Europe organized? (tsoshop.co.uk)
- ii) How much is spent on public health services? (tsoshop.co.uk)
- iv) How is the quality of public health services being assured? (tsoshop.co.uk)
- What should quality assurance systems for public health services look like? (tsoshop.co.uk)
- It accompanies two other Observatory publications: Organization and financing of public health services in Europe: country reports and The role of public health organizations in addressing public health problems in Europe: the case of obesity, alcohol and antimicrobial resistance. (tsoshop.co.uk)
- Travis County residents, including a former member of the Central Health board, appealed to Central Health staff to involve the public more in its plans, especially as it overhauls health care services to the needy. (statesman.com)
- The strategic plan describes how Central Health, Travis County's hospital district, is using property tax funds from a voter-approved increase, along with federal matching dollars, to help finance a planned Austin medical school and projects that expand services, promote better health and coordinate services. (statesman.com)
- At the masters level, programs are available for those desiring a career in the analysis of health services policy or in the management of public health services resources. (uab.edu)
- The APHC provides services pertinent to maintaining and improving environmental health on installations and in deployment locations. (army.mil)
- Laboratory Sciences provides responsive, comprehensive laboratory science services worldwide as part of the occupational and environmental health assessment and medical surveillance process in support of Army readiness. (army.mil)
- Occupational Health Sciences fosters the prevention of workplace-related injury, disease, and death by providing occupational health and injury prevention services supporting Soldiers, civilians, commanders, policy makers, and MEDCOM leadership. (army.mil)
- This commentary reviews how the San Francisco Department of Public Health has used organization design concepts and continuous improvement frameworks to reorganize from autonomous, categorical silos of public health services to an integrated, community-centered Population Health Division. (lww.com)
- With the mass production and worldwide distribution of the World's First 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Vitamin Formula now available to world public health organizations and national governments-sponsored public health departments and agencies, it is now high time to re-think the priorities, remedies, treatments and costs involved in the delivery of social/public services and preventive health programs at all levels of society and how to improve their overall health status. (prweb.com)
- Clearly, with the mass production and worldwide distribution now readily available for this advanced therapy --- the Stem Cell Vitamin Formula --- global public health organizations and government-sponsored health agencies and departments can now re-think the priorities relating to cost-saving daily regimens remedies involved with their social/public services and preventive health programs and health delivery systems. (prweb.com)
- Many of these diseases are life threatening, resulting in five million deaths each year (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2006). (peterlang.com)
- California, USA.Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Geffen School of Medicine, The University of California. (scielosp.org)
- APHA is the oldest public health association in the U.S. and aims to protect all Americans, their families and their communities from preventable, serious health threats and strives to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible. (cpha.info)
- State Center for Health Statistics Statistical Brief No. 26 - December 2003 1 Local Health Departments and Community Based Organizations: Results from the North Carolina 2003 Public Health Partnership Survey by Harry Herrick Statistical Brief No. 26 North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health State Center for Health Statistics December 2003 Statistical Brief www. (ncdcr.gov)
- In addition, by partnering with health depart-ments, CBOs gain access to health department re-sources: building space for services, health department clients, and health department expertise. (ncdcr.gov)
- The provision of health care services on the basis of prepaid rates provides incentives for the organization to emphasize preventive medicine to reduce overall health care costs. (gao.gov)
- As of December 31, 1976, it was providing comprehensive health care services to 6,016 members. (gao.gov)
- Defining and measuring the value of public health services is challenging but essential. (rwjf.org)
- Cost-utility analysis, which presents the impact of services or programs in terms of incremental costs per incremental quality-adjusted life year, has considerable potential for measuring the value of public health services, but also carries challenges. (rwjf.org)
- Enhance public health and social services and make more informed decisions by improving public health technology, processes, and digital tools. (microsoft.com)
- Help protect personal information and privacy of citizens and securely share public health and social services data to provide better care for your citizens, residents, and communities. (microsoft.com)
- Read how technology is evolving and changing the 'vision of the possible' and the technology choices as the public sector transforms its citizen services. (microsoft.com)
- Management issues in the organization and delivery of family planning services. (cdc.gov)
- Talk sexual health services with other STD prevention professionals. (cdc.gov)
- To discuss the municipal experience of the organization and the demand for dental services, based on the guidelines of the Unified Health System (UHS), which point to the structuring of an assistance model based on universality and integrality of care and equity in access to services. (bvsalud.org)
- Dental health services. (bvsalud.org)
- Access to oral health services in Brazil is still one of the major problems to be addressed by public health service delivery systems. (bvsalud.org)
- Topics concerning the structure, financing and current status of the US health care system, as well as the history, organization, financing, and services of the public health system are discussed. (uab.edu)
- and development, implementation, and evaluation of reproductive health policies and services to low-to middle-income. (uab.edu)
- Each decade since 1979, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published a comprehensive set of national public health objectives. (hhs.gov)
- PSHSA, one of four MOL-funded sector-based OHS associations in the province, delivers consulting services, training programs and information resources to the health-care, education, municipal, First Nations and provincial government sectors. (iwh.on.ca)
- The MOL strategically invests in OHS to improve health and safety for Ontario workplaces, enhance delivery of effective occupational health and safety services and products, and strengthen the occupational health and safety system in Ontario. (iwh.on.ca)
- For example, epidemiology , biostatistics and health services are all relevant. (wikipedia.org)
- c) For the purposes of this section, "person" includes a public or private nonprofit volunteer firefighter, volunteer police officer, volunteer ambulance attendant, volunteer first provider of emergency medical services, volunteer ski patroller, and any partnership, corporation, association, or other entity. (mn.gov)
- Thus, it is essential to investigate the perceptions of the general public on weight management services in the community pharmacy setting. (springer.com)
- A descriptive, cross sectional-survey was conducted using a self-administered questionnaire comprising of sections that focused on public preferences and options on weight management approaches, perceived availability of extended services and resources provided by community pharmacists in relation to weight management, utilization of these services and resources, and factors influencing acceptability of weight management services provided by community pharmacists. (springer.com)
- With adequate training among pharmacists and increased awareness of services among the public, community pharmacists could play a larger and important role in addressing the issue of obesity in Malaysia. (springer.com)
- ASTDD is partnering with the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) to link states to technical assistance, educational materials, information on policy development and other resources on infection prevention and safety. (osap.org)
- Advancing Arthritis Public Health Priorities through National Organizations (CDC-RFA-DP21-2106) is a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a 5-year, multi-component cooperative agreement to be supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (cdc.gov)
- Public health policy issues include a wide range of topics including health care reform, insurance reform, prevention of communicable diseases, food safety, and stem cell research. (uab.edu)
- We applaud members of Congress for providing $500 million for the Data Modernization Initiative at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will transform public health data systems and save lives. (astho.org)
- The letter describes the success of bipartisan solutions over time to address other public health challenges through evidence-based prevention strategies on motor vehicle safety and immunizations, for example. (aamc.org)
- Dr. Stoltenberg spoke about the Norwegian experience in establishing a c Public Health institute, stressing her support of the aim to establish the PNIPH, driven by her belief in the importance of public health in disease prevention and for a health society. (who.int)
- More than 175 organizations issued a letter of support today to the President, the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to strongly support comprehensive health reform efforts, emphasizing the need to modernize and increase funding for disease prevention, wellness, and public health in the United States. (healthyamericans.org)
- From the prevention, public health and health workforce provisions, to the insurance market reforms, to the expansion of coverage, we believe key elements included in both the House and Senate bills would represent a new direction for America's health care and public health systems. (healthyamericans.org)
- As you determine the next steps this nation will take to advance the nation's health, the undersigned organizations urge that as you move forward, you will maintain the comprehensive nature of this reform package and enact legislation that ultimately promotes prevention and wellness, bolsters our health care and public health workforce, and expands coverage while controlling costs and reforming the insurance industry. (healthyamericans.org)
- In particular, in whatever vehicle you ultimately enact, we urge your continued support for the establishment of a dedicated funding mechanism for prevention and public health. (healthyamericans.org)
- As you know, both the House and Senate bills included mandatory funding for prevention and public health through a Prevention and Public Health Fund and a Community Health Center Fund (Senate bill) and a Public Health Investment Fund (House bill). (healthyamericans.org)
- The Senate-passed bill provides a combined $25 billion for its Prevention and Public Health Fund and Community Health Center Fund, and the House-passed bill includes a total of $33.9 billion for its Public Health Investment Fund. (healthyamericans.org)
- We also urge you to ensure that the final bill provides sustained investments of guaranteed funds for prevention and public health. (healthyamericans.org)
- Further, the bill should ensure that new funding will supplement, not supplant, our current investment in prevention and public health. (healthyamericans.org)
- The opportunity that we have before us today - to enact comprehensive health reform that emphasizes prevention and wellness, instead of just disease treatment - may not come again for decades. (healthyamericans.org)
- Toward that end, we urge you to include a dedicated funding mechanism for prevention and public health in the final bill. (healthyamericans.org)
- AAPHP advocates on a multitude of subject matters including tobacco control, injury prevention, public health surveillance, disease control, correctional health, policy and management training, workforce issues, and access to health care. (cpha.info)
- In 2005, ODPHP and ASPE determined it was necessary to investigate the extent to which coordinated efforts to achieve Federal health promotion and disease prevention goals had occurred. (hhs.gov)
- Public health aims to improve the quality of life through prevention and treatment of disease , including mental health. (wikipedia.org)
- Common public health initiatives include promoting handwashing and breastfeeding , delivery of vaccinations , suicide prevention and distribution of condoms to control the spread of sexually transmitted diseases . (wikipedia.org)
- Public health plays an important role in disease prevention efforts in both the developing world and in developed countries, through local health systems and non-governmental organizations . (wikipedia.org)
- The United States Public Health Service (PHS), led by the Surgeon General of the United States , and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , headquartered in Atlanta , are involved with several international health activities, in addition to their national duties. (wikipedia.org)
- In Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada is the national agency responsible for public health, emergency preparedness and response, and infectious and chronic disease control and prevention. (wikipedia.org)
- The argument is a sound one, and follows current United Nations and World Health Organization thinking on the importance of primary health care and prevention in establishing health for all. (ajtmh.org)
- The program provides grants to fund education and training for workers and employers to help them recognize workplace safety and health hazards, implement injury and illness prevention measures, and inform them of their rights and responsibilities. (dol.gov)
- The WHO has declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency - here's what that means. (abc.net.au)
- There are nine confirmed cases of coronavirus in Australia, Health Minister Greg Hunt said. (abc.net.au)
- The global outbreak of Novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV represents a "very grave threat for the rest of the world," and should be seen as a global "Public Enemy Number 1", the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday. (boingboing.net)
- It is now possibly facing the most devastating global health threat in its 72-year history: the coronavirus pandemic. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- Yet, two for-profit companies are asking the Supreme Court to allow them to do just that," said Susan Berke Fogel, NHeLP director of reproductive health. (healthlaw.org)
- Reproductive Health - Examines key areas of reproductive health including contraception and family planning, sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancies, health pregnancy and safe motherhood, and adolescent reproductive health. (uab.edu)
- Childhood obesity is a societal problem, a health problem, an economic problem - even a national security problem. (emaxhealth.com)
- These top videos will be featured on the official End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge website where the public will vote for their favorite. (emaxhealth.com)
- I spoke with PHA Chief Marketing Officer Drew Nannis regarding his organization and the End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge. (emaxhealth.com)
- He noted that his organization is devoted to working with the private sector to ensure the health of our nation's youth by solving the childhood obesity crisis. (emaxhealth.com)
- Their promotion and consumption contradict government guidance on healthy food choices and the aims of health organizations fighting an epidemic of childhood and adult obesity. (cmaj.ca)
- 8 Although increasing overall activity levels would improve health, obesity rates will not decrease without decreased caloric intake. (cmaj.ca)
- Growing levels of obesity (including among children), continued harmful consumption of alcohol, and the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are some of the greatest contemporary challenges to the health of European populations. (who.int)
- It is based on detailed country reports from nine European countries (England, France, Germany, Italy, the Republic of Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia and Sweden) on the involvement of public health organizations in addressing obesity, alcohol and antimicrobial resistance. (who.int)
- Black women in the study that actively participated in spiritual organizations had higher rates of morbid obesity than other women in the study. (eurekalert.org)
- Reporter Meredith Cohn's recent article about the World Health Organization's new sugar recommendations highlighted the concerns of medical and public health experts over the epidemic of childhood obesity ("Officials urge consumers to cut back on. (baltimoresun.com)
- Obesity is now widely regarded as a main contributor to poor health. (springer.com)
- In recent years, obesity has become a serious health problem that often leads to multiple health risks. (springer.com)
- Childhood obesity continues to be a significant public health issue worldwide. (springer.com)
- Enhance Army readiness by identifying and assessing current and emerging health threats, developing and communicating public health solutions, and assuring the quality and effectiveness of the Army's Public Health Enterprise. (army.mil)
- Now, more than ever, it is critical to have a strong public health surveillance system that detects and facilitates immediate responses and containment of emerging health threats. (astho.org)
- An integrated, high-speed, networked health system-from laboratories to health care facilities to public health authorities-with fast and reliable data is necessary in order to protect Americans from COVID-19 and future health threats. (astho.org)
- While their magnitude varies from country to country, all are looking for policy options to contain these threats to population health. (who.int)
- The authoring organizations, including the American Public Health Association, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Big Cities Health Coalition, National Association of County and City Health Officials and Trust for America's Health, expressed "deep concern" about increasing reports of resistance to evidence-based public health messages and threats to public health leaders and agencies, and called on the Secretary to be an advocate for public health. (yahoo.com)
- The WHO has declared vaccine hesitancy as one of the ten threats to global health in 2019. (technologynetworks.com)
- Determining the value of governmental public health systems-the state and local public health agencies designed to assess and respond to public health threats-remains a challenge. (rwjf.org)
- The Illinois Public Health Preparedness Center (IPHPC) works to enhance the readiness of the public health workforce in responding to routine and urgent public health threats, including bioterrorism events. (healthgamesresearch.org)
- Analyzing the health of a population and the threats is the basis for public health. (wikipedia.org)
- More, better, faster data yielded by secure, interoperable, integrated systems will allow public health professionals and policymakers to make better decisions and get ahead of chronic, emerging, and urgent threats. (openhealthnews.com)
- Every day-often unbeknownst to most Americans-public health surveillance is saving lives by detecting and facilitating the response to health threats including E. coli contaminated lettuce, measles, antibiotic resistance, lead poisoning, influenza, health care associated infections, opioid overdoses, Zika, and many more. (openhealthnews.com)
- In addition, public health professionals are faced with rapid advances in data science and evolving cybersecurity threats, and many do not yet have the necessary 21st century skills to understand and securely integrate health data. (openhealthnews.com)
- Ten threats to global health in 2019. (medscape.com)
- Available at https://www.who.int/emergencies/ten-threats-to-global-health-in-2019 . (medscape.com)
- This will be a combined meeting for the MCH Working Group and the MCH Student Organization. (drexel.edu)
- The purpose of the Public Health Student Organization is to focus on the preservation, enrichment, transmission, and application of interdisciplinary knowledge in public health that emphasizes social justice, service to vulnerable populations, and excellence in public health practice. (depaul.edu)
- Since our founding in 1944, we have been dedicated to protecting and improving human and environmental health on a global scale. (nsf.org)
- As a follow-up to a recent Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) public health assessment, Patrick Young , Environmental Health Scientist in ATSDR's Region 6, educated the community about lead exposure and collaborated with the Pediatric Environmental Specialty Units (PEHSU), Oklahoma Health Department, and Payne County Health Department to provide training to area physicians about childhood lead poisoning. (cdc.gov)
- They respond to questions from public health professionals, clinicians, policy makers, and the public about the impacts of environmental factors on the health of children and reproductive-age adults. (cdc.gov)
- Dr. Arthur Frank, Professor of Public Health and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Drexel University School of Public Health and ADAO Science Advisory Board Co-Chair. (asbestosdiseaseawareness.org)
- The scorecard, sponsored by National Nurses United, Food & Water Watch, and Progressive Democrats of America, shows which members of Congress have co-sponsored five key bills that would collectively ensure a strong, just future of public health and environmental protection in the United States. (robinhoodtax.org)
- HR 1144 - Inclusive Prosperity Act (sponsored by Rep. Keith Ellison) - A small tax on Wall Street financial transactions that would generate hundreds of billions of dollars annually, to fund public health, environmental and other progressive initiatives. (robinhoodtax.org)
- Every day, nurses work to heal patients whose illnesses and injuries result from inadequate public health and environmental protections, so we know the critical importance of co-sponsoring this congressional scorecard with Food & Water Watch and Progressive Democrats of America," said Jean Ross, RN, co-president of National Nurses United. (robinhoodtax.org)
- By advocating for bold solutions to our most pressing health and environmental problems, these 12 Congress members have shown they are public health and environmental champions in Washington," said Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter. (robinhoodtax.org)
- We're proud to be working with National Nurses United and Progressive Democrats of America to help identify those in Congress that are forwarding a strong environmental and public health vision for our country. (robinhoodtax.org)
- PDA invites people across the country to work to move their members to co-sponsor these critical bills and be environmental and public health champions. (robinhoodtax.org)
- AIHA is a community of over 10,000 of the best and brightest in industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety who share our mission of protecting worker health. (cpha.info)
- The most common type of facility used in these plans, the anaerobic lagoon , has significantly contributed to environmental and health problems attributed to the CAFO. (wikipedia.org)
- Environmental health , community health , behavioral health , health economics , public policy , mental health and occupational safety are other important subfields. (wikipedia.org)
- The initial priorities for world health care included initiatives to address malaria , maternal and child health, tuberculosis , venereal diseases, nutrition and environmental sanitation, public health administration, parasitic diseases, viral diseases , mental health, and other activities. (faqs.org)
- Dr. Carpenter has been at the forefront of research regarding environmental impacts upon human health. (prlog.org)
- At the doctoral level, programs offer rigorous training in research methods and evidence-based public health practice suitable for careers in public health leadership or academic settings. (uab.edu)
- Thought you might appreciate this item(s) I saw at Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. (lww.com)
- The brief, joined by 17 of the nation's leading public health and rights organizations and advocates for communities of color, placed the benefit squarely within accepted medical practice and decades of federal law, countering arguments from the companies opposing the benefit. (healthlaw.org)
- The cases challenging the ACA's birth control benefit are a threat to women's health and good medical practice, as outlined by Susan Berke Fogel in " Up at the Supreme Court: Bosses Weigh in on Your Contraception . (healthlaw.org)
- The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public. (cpha.info)
- Modern public health practice requires multidisciplinary teams of public health workers and professionals. (wikipedia.org)
- Specifically, the groups note, "Strengthening firearm background checks and supporting funding for federal research and public health surveillance on firearm-related injuries and fatalities would provide meaningful progress in achieving a public health solution for this issue. (aamc.org)
- He also mentioned that the vision behind establishing the institute is to improve the Palestinian health status through improving the surveillance of different epidemics and the data collection and analysis mechanisms, for its utilization in decision making. (who.int)
- She explained that the technical staff is distributed on three main functions: Surveillance and registry, Research and Assessment, and Health Information System Analysis. (who.int)
- This is done through surveillance of cases and health indicators , and through promotion of healthy behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
- The focus of a public health intervention is to prevent and manage diseases, injuries and other health conditions through surveillance of cases and the promotion of healthy behaviors , communities and environments . (wikipedia.org)
- Noam H. Arzt, Ph.D. HLN Consulting joined more than eighty organizations, institutions, and companies in imploring Congress to fund public health surveillance systems. (openhealthnews.com)
- This initiative is focused on public health surveillance systems, and HLN's work on the Reportable Condition Knowledge Management System (RCKMS) supports the electronic case reporting (eCR) initiative described in a flyer describing the details of this initiative published by a set of leading public health organizations. (openhealthnews.com)
- Public health surveillance" is the interactive system of government public health agencies at the federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial levels working with health care providers and the public at large to detect, report, respond to, and prevent illness and death. (openhealthnews.com)
- Unfortunately, the nation's public health data systems are antiquated, rely on obsolete surveillance methods, and are in dire need of security upgrades. (openhealthnews.com)
- The National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS) collects vital individual case investigation data at state, local, tribal, and territorial public health agencies from hospitals, physicians, and labs, then sends this data to CDC to create a national understanding of disease burden. (openhealthnews.com)
- Syndromic surveillance provides near real-time data on every hospital emergency department visit for hourly detection and continuous monitoring of community health incidents such as the impact of natural disasters (including hurricanes), flu pandemics, and opioid overdoses. (openhealthnews.com)
- Data sources Review of surveillance records from Indian tuberculosis programme project, evaluation reports, and medical literature for public-private mix projects in India. (bmj.com)
- State oral health programs have a shared responsibility for the safe delivery of oral health care. (osap.org)
- A new FDA website streamlines how the FDA updates information used to help health care providers choose an appropriate treatment for a patient's infection. (osap.org)
- Without talking to patients, you will never know the barriers to health care," Zapata said. (statesman.com)
- Dr. Kenneth Shine, University of Texas System executive vice chancellor for health affairs, has said he expects about half of the school's physicians to enter primary care. (statesman.com)
- The Department of Health Care Organization and Policy provides training and education at the masters and doctoral level. (uab.edu)
- Sustaining Universal Health Coverage requires the efficient use of resources as well as an effective resource mobilization strategy to support the provision of preventive and curative health care across different levels of the health system. (who.int)
- and California Health Care Foundation Health Care Leadership Program, San Francisco (Dr Aragón). (lww.com)
- The United States currently relies on error-prone, sluggish and burdensome manual and paper-based data exchange methods such as faxing and phone calls to share critical public health data, especially with the health care sector. (astho.org)
- This new edition of The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations offers a peerless guide for health care leaders to understand information technology (IT) strategic planning and implementation. (wiley.com)
- the ramification of changes in care delivery models, and the IT strategies necessary to support public health. (wiley.com)
- The reality is that IT is a means to an end, an enabler of the strategic goals of health care organizations. (wiley.com)
- You don't need an engineer to understand how to use IT to advance a health care organization's strategic agenda. (wiley.com)
- In this time of health care reform, nothing is more front and center than health IT. (wiley.com)
- In this book, the authors answer the question that every health care leader should be asking: How do we unlock the promise of health information technology and fundamentally reshape our industry? (wiley.com)
- The community came together to build something that would provide high-quality, accessible, low-cost health care. (encorepub.com)
- WASHINGTON - The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) on Tuesday filed an amicus brief supporting the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) birth control benefit, urging the Supreme Court to uphold the law. (healthlaw.org)
- Decades of federal policies supporting contraception and established medical standards of care are well-founded: birth control is essential to women's health," said Fogel. (healthlaw.org)
- Major medical academies in the U.S. and Western Europe maintain that birth control is an essential part of women's health care. (healthlaw.org)
- NHeLP is a leader on the issue of groups attempting to limit access to health care based on ideological or political claims, commonly known as health-care refusals. (healthlaw.org)
- NHeLP's groundbreaking report, Health Care Refusals: Undermining Quality Care for Women has been cited by leading health authorities and policy makers. (healthlaw.org)
- The progressive and dynamic dozen Congressional members sponsoring all five of these critical bills understand the deep integration between access to health care, economic justice, clean water, and the health of our planet," said Donna Smith, Executive Director, Progressive Democrats of America. (robinhoodtax.org)
- BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends using the partograph to follow labour and delivery, with the objective to improve health care and reduce maternal and foetal morbidity and death. (semanticscholar.org)
- The Sound Health Association appears to be providing comprehensive prepaid health care in accordance with the act. (gao.gov)
- The project was part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO) national program. (rwjf.org)
- HCFO supports policy analysis, research, evaluation and demonstration projects that provide public and private decision leaders with usable and timely information on health care policy and financing issues. (rwjf.org)
- to improve the health and health care of all Americans. (rwjf.org)
- Serve your citizens while improving efficiency and helping ensure privacy and compliance using community care systems and health information technology. (microsoft.com)
- Improve agency collaboration and coordination for better community care, whether mobile or in-office, with public health technology. (microsoft.com)
- Microsoft is helping with this challenge by offering its Healthcare Bot service powered by Microsoft Azure to organizations on the front lines of the COVID-19 response to help screen patients for potential infection and care. (microsoft.com)
- 1499 health care providers in ten low- and middle-income countries (China, Ghana, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Laos, Mexico, Pakistan, Senegal and Tanzania) were surveyed about their use of research-based evidence and factors that may facilitate or impede such use. (ssrn.com)
- Not only are they targeted to everyday laboratory use, but also for incorporation in teaching and training of laboratory and other health care staff. (cdc.gov)
- An important aspect in the implementation of any model of oral health care is the organization of demand. (bvsalud.org)
- Tools of economics applied to issues of organization, delivery, financing, and outcome of health care. (uab.edu)
- Develops economic principles and describes system of health care financing and delivery in the United States, providing basis for analyzing health management and policy options. (uab.edu)
- Required for the MPH degree in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy's MCH Policy and Leadership concentration. (uab.edu)
- Provides a framework for strategic management in health care and public health organizations and provides opportunities to develop strategic plans for health care organization. (uab.edu)
- Financial management of public health care organizations. (uab.edu)
- Health insurance and its consequences as significant reasons health care markets differ from others. (uab.edu)
- It provides no-fault collective liability insurance and access to industry-specific health and safety information to employers, loss-of-earnings benefits and health-care coverage to injured workers, and help and support to both employers and workers when it's time for an injured worker to go back to work. (iwh.on.ca)
- Access to health care and public health initiatives are difficult challenges in developing nations . (wikipedia.org)
- The Public health system in India is managed by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of the government of India with state-owned health care facilities. (wikipedia.org)
- As preventive and primary health care becomes a well structured component of the governments of developing nations, health professionals at all levels are faced with the need to understand economists and their concepts. (ajtmh.org)
- Who determines where physicians and other health care workers can eat or drink while at work? (ama-assn.org)
- Physicians and other health care workers frequently go long hours between meals or breaks and often need to eat and drink at their desk or work area. (ama-assn.org)
- There is a perception that the rules regarding where physicians and other health care workers can have food or beverages tend to be overly strict. (ama-assn.org)
- As the COVID-19 global pandemic upends American life and strains U.S. health care, doctors are showing their heroism as never before. (ama-assn.org)
- All participants in the study who had low health literacy scores were more likely to have cardiovascular disease or risk factors and also less likely to seek medical care, take prescribed medication, or receive routine preventative healthcare. (eurekalert.org)
- Electronic case reporting (eCR) is the automatic, seamless submission of disease reports directly from electronic health records at clinical care organizations to state, local, tribal, and territorial public health departments. (openhealthnews.com)
- Collaborations between public and private providers of health care hold considerable potential to improve tuberculosis control in India. (bmj.com)
- iii) What do we know about the public health workforce? (tsoshop.co.uk)
- The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed gaps in our nation's outdated public health data systems and a workforce struggling to keep up. (astho.org)
- it is a commitment to building and sustaining a world-class data workforce and data systems that are ready for the next public health emergency. (astho.org)
- IPHPC provides for public workforce development through a battery of more than 60 competency-based, completely online courses that are continuously available and offered in a unique self-directed, instructor-led format. (healthgamesresearch.org)
- A non-profit organization, OSAP is a unique group of dental practitioners, allied healthcare workers, industry representatives, and other interested persons with a collective mission to promote infection control and related science-based health and safety policies and practices. (osap.org)
- Under PHAB's guidance, about 400 public health practitioners helped develop the accreditation program, with assistance from the major public health associations and other experts. (rwjf.org)
- To continuously improve the accreditation program, PHAB is conducting internal and external evaluation activities, guided by public health practitioners experienced in research and evaluation. (rwjf.org)
- In this 2006-2007 project, Peter Jacobson, JD, MPH, and Peter Neumann, ScD, from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Tufts Medical Center, respectively, explored ways to define and measure the value of governmental public health systems through a literature review and interviews with 46 public health practitioners, policy-makers and academics. (rwjf.org)
- HCO 607: Public Health Law- The purpose of the course is to introduce non-lawyers to the United States legal system and to the basic principles of law relevant to public health practitioners. (uab.edu)
- Data synthesis Of 24 identified public-private mix projects, data were available from 14 (58%), involving private practitioners, corporations, and non-governmental organisations. (bmj.com)
- Guides lay persons and non-medical users and medical practitioners to useful and reliable online medical and health information. (curlie.org)
Observatory on Health Systems and Policies1
- The collected laws, regulations, and approaches taken to making decisions and implementing policy to protect the health of communities and populations. (uab.edu)
- us/ SCHS/ Introduction In North Carolina, partnerships between Local Health Departments (' LHDs' or ' LHD') and Community Based Organizations (' CBOs' or ' CBO') are one of the keys to reducing health disparities among underserved populations. (ncdcr.gov)
- Through our education, research, and community outreach, we focus on improving the health of populations. (healthgamesresearch.org)
- Measures such as these have contributed greatly to the health of populations and increases in life expectancy. (wikipedia.org)
- OBJECTIF: Le risque de décès maternel sur la durée de vie, qui désigne la probabilité de perte de vie due à la maternité en termes cumulés sur la durée de vie d'une femme, est une mesure récapitulative importante de la santé des populations. (scielosp.org)
- Public sector hospitals have implemented wide-ranging changes, generally under policy guidance that aims to increase autonomy and regional organization. (who.int)
- Health policy responses to the financial crisis in Europe edited by Philipa Mladovsky et al. (who.int)
- These reports explore the power and influence of public health organizations vis-a-vis other key actors in each of the stages of the policy cycle (problem identification and issue recognition, policy formulation, decision-making, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation). (who.int)
- It outlines the scale of the problem, describes the policy responses, and explores the role of public health organizations in addressing these three public health challenges. (who.int)
- The member states form the World Health Assembly , which sets WHO policy, approves and supervises its budget, and elects a director-general to lead WHO for five-year terms. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- Rather, "what it does do is get on the ground to provide direction, advice, help trace disease outbreaks and provide additional support when needed," says Jennifer Kates , director of global health and HIV policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- One of WHO's primary roles is to provide countries with science-based recommendations for health policy, which are often published on its website. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- His contributions in shaping public policy are unmatched. (asbestosdiseaseawareness.org)
- Center for Health Policy Research, The University of California. (scielosp.org)
- ASPH promotes the efforts of schools of public health to improve the health of every person through education, research, and policy. (cpha.info)
- We've long used guidance from these health institutions to inform our policy and how we enforce it, but we wanted to do more," Pinterest declared. (technologynetworks.com)
- We'll also continue to remove this content and accounts that spread it from our service," says Ifeoma Ozama, Public Policy and Social Impact Manager at Pinterest. (technologynetworks.com)
School of Pub3
- While applying to graduate schools, Mulatya almost missed USC's Arnold School of Public Health but was grateful to discover it during a return trip to the SOPHAS website . (sc.edu)
- California, USA.Fielding School of Public Health, The University of California. (scielosp.org)
- Dr. Carpenter is the former Director of the New York State Wadsworth Center for Laboratories and Research, and the former Dean of the School of Public Health at the University at Albany. (prlog.org)
- Workgroups developed accreditation standards and measures, which were designed to work for all health departments, regardless of size, governance, organizational structure, and community health needs, and the accreditation process. (rwjf.org)
- As the public health accreditation program was being developed, RWJF and CDC provided funding and technical assistance to help Tribal, state, and local health departments prepare for accreditation and quality improvement (QI) work. (rwjf.org)
- In September 2011, PHAB launched the first national accreditation program for all public health departments. (rwjf.org)
- Some 60 health departments had been accredited. (rwjf.org)
- In general, the accreditation process met the expectations of the 15 health departments that evaluators interviewed in terms of fostering QI, increasing department professionalism, and enhancing knowledge about the health department and its jurisdiction. (rwjf.org)
- This was an opportunity for us to be a leader in public health, and a model for other health departments in our state and in big cities across the country that this could be done. (rwjf.org)
- Establishing PHAB and the early years of the public health accreditation program have already had a significant impact on the public health field, according to staff at RWJF, CDC, PHAB, and health departments interviewed for this report. (rwjf.org)
- Local and state health departments need to adapt and evolve if governmental public health is to address emerging health demands, minimize current as well as looming pitfalls, and take advantage of new and promising opportunities. (lww.com)
- The CDC-together with state, local, territorial, and tribal health departments-have taken important steps to improve the nation's public health data infrastructure, but due to funding shortages, this has often been in a piecemeal approach. (astho.org)
- Local health departments and community based organizations : results from the North Carolina 2003. (ncdcr.gov)
- The center collaborates with the health departments in the States of Illinois and Indiana and the City of Chicago. (healthgamesresearch.org)
- For example, in the United States , the front line of public health initiatives are state and local health departments . (wikipedia.org)
- This funding would allow CDC, state, local, tribal, and territorial health departments to move from sluggish, manual, paper-based data collection to seamless, automated, interoperable IT systems and to recruit and retain skilled data scientists to use them. (openhealthnews.com)
- Dr. Selikoff's clinical acclaim helped stop the devastation of TB, uncover the epidemiology of asbestos diseases and bring about an era of modern occupational medicine to the United States by his relenting insistence in creating the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. (asbestosdiseaseawareness.org)
- The Bureau's Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion publishes a number of reports and statistical publications which are available in hard copy or on the Bureau's web site. (healthfinder.gov)
- Airlines have started suspending flights to China in the wake of the outbreak , but the organisation does not recommend limiting trade and travel due to the virus outbreak. (abc.net.au)
- This document provides an assessment of the public health risk associated with a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Agona associated with consumption of potentially contaminated infant formula from France. (europa.eu)
- Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa - quarantine - but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons. (baltimoresun.com)
- Officials at the World Health Organization warned this week that a recent outbreak of polio among children in Syria potentially could threaten the entire region unless urgent steps are taken to halt its spread. (baltimoresun.com)
- Assessment of partogram use during labour in Rujumbura Health Sub District, Rukungiri District, Uganda. (semanticscholar.org)
- This risk assessment discusses the suspected vehicle of infection and assesses the threat to public health in the EU/EEA. (europa.eu)
- The training grant program is named in honor of Susan Harwood, a former director of the Office of Risk Assessment in OSHA's former Directorate of Health Standards, who passed away in 1996. (dol.gov)
- Due to increased public awareness of such statistics and beliefs about the health risks of smoking, declining smoking rates are reported in numerous developed countries (Peto, Lopez, Boreham, Thun, & Heath, 1992). (peterlang.com)
- Since 2006, each year at the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization conferences we recognize exceptional leaders with the Dr. Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award which honors the recipient's dedication to increasing asbestos awareness and taking action to eliminate asbestos-caused diseases. (asbestosdiseaseawareness.org)
- The organization is dedicated to spreading awareness of mesothelioma risk factors to prevent exposure and save lives. (cpha.info)
- Its goals are to identify cancer-causing agents in Ontario workplaces, increase awareness of the risk of workplace cancer, and identify the best means to control exposure to carcinogens and improve workers' health. (iwh.on.ca)
- At a press conference on April 22 , Michael Ryan, director of WHO's Health Emergencies program, summed up the organization's overarching mission: "The mandate we have [is] to establish global standards and to give strong advice to countries regarding rational public health measures. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- 1 The Indian Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme began large scale nationwide implementation of the World Health Organization's global tuberculosis control strategy (DOTS) in 1998 and has since expanded rapidly. (bmj.com)
Experiencing health disparities1
- Why then do many health organizations allow their messages and reputations to be tarnished by partnerships with food companies (see Appendix 1, available at www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/cmaj.110085/DCI )? (cmaj.ca)
- The new strategy will mean that Pinterest users will only be able to view content from leading public health organizations, and there will be no recommendations or comments on Pins in the results. (technologynetworks.com)
- World Health Organization leaders at a press briefing on COVID-19, held on March 6 at WHO headquarters in Geneva. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- World Health Organization, Geneva, (Public Health Papers No. 69). (ajtmh.org)
- The World Health Organization (WHO), headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, is an international group of one hundred and ninety-one member states devoted to the maintenance and improvement of the health of all people throughout the world. (faqs.org)
- As an outspoken occupational safety and health advocate, his work led to new safeguards and regulations. (asbestosdiseaseawareness.org)
- As Dr. Selikoff's first MD/PhD student he opened the world of asbestos and occupational health to me, and I try to honor his memory with my work and career. (asbestosdiseaseawareness.org)
- Selikoff was a legendary figure in occupational health who understood the importance of informing the public through the media and was masterful at that. (asbestosdiseaseawareness.org)
- The MOL's occupational health and safety (OHS) mandate is to set, communicate and enforce OHS legislation, largely through the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations. (iwh.on.ca)
- OHCOW aims to protect workers and their communities from occupational disease, injuries and illnesses by identifying workplace factors that are detrimental to the health and well-being of workers, by empowering workplace parties to make positive occupational health changes in their workplace, and by providing information, knowledge and organizational skills to the workplace parties to eliminate work practices that cause injury, illness and disability. (iwh.on.ca)
- CROSH, based at Laurentian University, uses a field-to-lab-to-field research approach to engage with workplace partners to solve occupational health and safety problems facing northern industries. (iwh.on.ca)
- Research programs are organized around the broad areas of human factors and ergonomics, occupational health and wellness, and occupational physiology and the environment. (iwh.on.ca)
- The Susan Harwood Training Program provides thousands of workers and employers with hands-on, critical health and safety training to reduce occupational injuries," said U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez. (dol.gov)
- The Targeted Topic Training grants require that recipients address occupational safety and health topics designated by OSHA. (dol.gov)
- Additionally, 14 organizations have been awarded a total of $2,805,085 in Capacity Building Developmental grants to provide occupational safety and health training, education, and related assistance to workers and employers. (dol.gov)
- These grantees demonstrated their ability to provide occupational safety and health training, education, and related assistance to workers and employers in high-hazard industries, small-business employers and vulnerable workers. (dol.gov)
- Since 1978, approximately 2 million workers have been trained through this program, and it is one of the most effective ways we have for communicating with vulnerable and hard-to-reach workers," said Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels. (dol.gov)
- Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 , employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. (dol.gov)
Governmental public health1
- She has collaborated and analyzed a range of public health data sets, including maternal and child outcomes, infectious diseases, diabetes, cancer, macro-array, and traumatic brain injury data. (sc.edu)
- OBJECTIVE: The lifetime risk of maternal mortality, which describes the cumulative loss of life due to maternal deaths over the female life course, is an important summary measure of population health. (scielosp.org)
- As an independent, accredited organization, our standards group facilitates the development of standards, and our service groups test and certify products and systems. (nsf.org)
- There will be guidelines on what kind of essential medicines there should be, what kind of essential diagnostics there should be, what might be the regimens to use in relation to HIV in different countries, taking into account the resources available," says Rifat Atun , professor of global health systems at Harvard University, "Countries are not under any obligation legally to follow these guidelines, but many do in relation to epidemics. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- Given the significant role of these healthcare data systems for healthcare reform, state budgeting, and the need for patient consumer information, health data organizations must be as transparent as possible in how they collect and release data, without doing harm or diminishing patient privacy. (nahdo.org)
- HLN has been at the forefront of systems development in public health and has long advocated for the modernization of public health registries and other systems. (openhealthnews.com)
Ministry of Hea3
- While in her third year at the University, Caroline got an internship at the Division of Malaria Control (DMC) within Kenya's Ministry of Health. (sc.edu)
- The project is intended to become a semiautonomous entity under the umbrella of the Palestinian Authority and in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and all concerned parties. (who.int)
- The NAOS Strategy was drawn up by the Spanish Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs in 2005. (springer.com)
Test and certify2
- Our engineers, microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists and public health experts test and certify products in state-of-the-art labs. (nsf.org)
- Companies aiming to gain consumer trust in gluten-free claims have turned to global public health organization NSF International to test and certify nearly 600 products, including 73 dietary supplements. (nsf.org)
- At this sentinel moment, during the worst public health emergency in over a century, all of the nation's leaders must resist any efforts that would undermine the critical role of the CDC to respond to the pandemic and must be an advocate for increased investment in public health, said the letter signatories. (yahoo.com)
- CDC is the world's premier public health institution and should be treated as such during this pandemic. (yahoo.com)
- When you look at the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, countries that listen to and prioritize public health fare best," said Dr. Tom Frieden , former director of the CDC, President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives , an initiative of Vital Strategies. (yahoo.com)
- Trying to fight this pandemic without daily, public guidance from the CDC is like fighting with one hand tied behind your back. (yahoo.com)
- The "public" in question can be as small as a handful of people, an entire village or it can be as large as several continents, in the case of a pandemic . (wikipedia.org)
- Public Health Engineering Organisation (PHEO) is a public agency formed by the Government of Odisha, under the administrative control of Housing and Urban Development Department assigned with task of providing water supply and sewerage facilities to the urban parts in the state of Odisha. (wikipedia.org)
- By December 2014, nearly 205 million Americans-about 66 percent of the total population-were being served by either an accredited health department or a health department that has applied for accreditation. (rwjf.org)
- 66% of Americans are served by a health department that is accredited or has applied for accreditation. (rwjf.org)
- This Web site provides an introduction to the Army Public Health Center, a U.S. Army Medical Department organization. (army.mil)
- It is intended for interested members of the public, news media, and Army Medical Department professionals and beneficiaries. (army.mil)
- In November 2011, the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH), Population Health Division embarked on this journey to reorganize the public health division into a high-achieving governmental health department for the future. (lww.com)
- One of the best ways to become a public health volunteer is to contact your city or county health department. (petersons.com)
- Our mission is to protect and improve global human health. (nsf.org)
- NSF International is a global independent organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment (nsf.org). (nsf.org)
- Blog contributor Sara Gorman "discusses the need to keep the general public engaged and informed on global health issues. (kff.org)
- She cites the findings of a 2012 Kaiser Family Foundation survey of Americans on the U.S. role in global health and writes, "[R]egular engagement in global health issues might prevent the kind of needless and sometimes dangerous hysteria we witnessed with the Ebola epidemic and also target people's attention and concern to where it would be most helpful" (3/19). (kff.org)
- The World Health Organization describes its job as "the global guardian of health. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- As World War II was winding down, countries came together to form the United Nations and voted to create a global health agency as a U.N. arm. (publicradiotulsa.org)
- The World Health Organization has stated that malnutrition is the single most dangerous threat to global public health and contributes to 45 percent of deaths of children under the age of five. (bartleby.com)
- The World Health Organization (WHO) is the international agency that coordinates and acts on global public health issues. (wikipedia.org)
- As Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) broke out in China in 2002, some of the earliest alerts were provided by the Global Public Health Intelligence Network (GPHIN), an automated system that WHO uses to scan Web sites and electronic discussion groups for signs of disease outbreaks that could lead to epidemics. (faqs.org)
- Almost every state has some form of a hospital discharge data reporting system, maintained by a state or private Health Data Organization (HDO). (nahdo.org)
- The NASPHV was founded to help direct and develop uniform public health procedures involving zoonotic disease in the United State and its territories. (cpha.info)
- In early 2003, the State Health Director commissioned the State Center for Health Statistics to implement the N. C. Public Health Partnership ( PHP) Survey and re-port on its findings. (ncdcr.gov)
- The packet contained an introductory letter signed by the State Health Director, the questionnaire, and a postage- paid envelope for returning the survey. (ncdcr.gov)
- Full participation among LHDs was of particular in-terest to the State Health Director. (ncdcr.gov)
- State Center for Health Statistics. (ncdcr.gov)
- In a court filing last month, lawyers for the federal government argued that doing so would jeopardize the companies' trade secrets, criminal investigations and violate state public records laws. (usf.edu)
- Premed student Richard McGuire is making important discoveries about the state of dental health in poor and underserved communities. (oberlin.edu)
- The expanded concept of health and the explanation in article 196 of the Federal Constitution of 1988 6 , 'health as a right of all and duty of the State', is a watershed within the historical construction of health policies in Brazil and Public Policies, with implications also for oral health, which has come to be understood as an inseparable dimension of health. (bvsalud.org)
- Missouri voters take a step to improve the health of people in their state by approving a state constitution amendment to expand Medicaid eligibility. (ama-assn.org)
- The preamble to the constitution defines health as 'a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. (faqs.org)
- By expanding the monopoly power of pharmaceutical companies, TPP provisions would restrict generic competition and thereby enable medicine prices to keep spiraling out of reach -- locking in a broken system here at home and exporting that system to the eleven other TPP countries and those that may join later, including lower-income developing countries where public resources are limited and most people pay for medicines out-of-pocket. (patentdocs.org)
- What we and others have observed is an enthusiasm gap between those creating and disseminating harmful health misinformation and those creating resources rooted in settled science. (technologynetworks.com)
- There are a variety of resources to pursue when searching for public health internships. (petersons.com)
- Secretary Azar, we urge you to speak up and amplify the critical role of CDC and that of all public health agencies during this monumental crisis," the letter said. (yahoo.com)
- Though the path ahead may be uncertain, we urge you to seize this opportunity to make a real difference in the way that this country delivers health. (healthyamericans.org)
- We demonstrate our commitment to sustainability by upholding numerous sustainable practices throughout the organization. (nsf.org)
- Laura Anderko, professor at Georgetown University and director of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment commenting on public health practices in response to proposal to ban chlorpyrifos pesticide. (wikipedia.org)
Involvement of public health1
- Recently, the organization withdrew its support, saying that support of the soda taxes did not fit the way Save the Children works. (cmaj.ca)
- This context has generated growing research interest into the living conditions of persons with disabilities and their opinions on a variety of aspects, and has prompted the development of public policies to support health, well-being, and inclusion. (biomedcentral.com)
- Targeted Topic Training grants, valued at $4,546,147, have been awarded to 39 organizations to support the development of quality training and materials for addressing workplace hazards. (dol.gov)
- We share a joint cause with the united Nations in the implementation of Sustainable Goal 6, Clean Water and Sanitation.Ultimately our purpose is to contribute to the eradication of poverty by tackling existing health issues which could easily have been avoided by making clean water and decent sanitation facilities available for all. (onlinevolunteering.org)
- Among the five projects with available data on historical controls, case notification rates were higher after implementation of a public-private mix project. (bmj.com)