• public
  • It is a fundamental tool of public health practice that aims to describe the health of the community by presenting information on health status, community health needs, resources, and other studies of current local health problems. (clintonnc.com)
  • The Sampson County Health Department, Sampson Regional Medical Center, the Sampson County Partners for Healthy Carolinians Task Force and other entities from across the county will work diligently to inform and educate the public and offer resources to address these needs. (clintonnc.com)
  • At this year's 68th session, participants will consider topics including a new strategy on men's health, financial protection in the Region and an action plan to improve public health preparedness and response. (who.int)
  • The challenge that always confronts public health professionals when trying to promote HP 2010 is gaining commitment to use an organized planning approach based on setting priorities, developing measurable objectives, setting realistic targets, and measuring progress at regular intervals. (nih.gov)
  • Public Health? (apha.org)
  • This policy statement calls for a public health approach to regulating and controlling commercially legalized marijuana and urges that regulation of legalized marijuana be viewed as a public health priority. (apha.org)
  • Under these and other regulatory proposals, marijuana would be regulated in a manner similar to alcohol, with age limits, licensing controls, and other regulatory and public health mechanisms. (apha.org)
  • By balancing unsolicited meritorious research grants with special initiatives, NIH has tried to respond to urgent public health needs, emerging scientific opportunities, and gaps in scientific knowledge. (asm.org)
  • The NIH Institutes have developed decision making processes for planning and priority-setting that incorporate input from a variety of sources, including the Congress, the Administration, other federal R&D agencies, scientific societies, the scientific community, patient groups, community advisory boards, public interest groups, and the pharmaceutical industry. (asm.org)
  • It is critical that scientific directions and research priorities be identified at the Institute level to ensure the best and most appropriate scientific expertise is brought to bear on decisions concerning strategies to exploit research opportunities, to assess the implications of new molecular analytic tools, and to evaluate major changes in science and public health needs in relationship to resource allocations. (asm.org)
  • This process helps guide the Institute in identifying research opportunities, public health needs and the priorities of constituent groups and Congress. (asm.org)
  • This iterative process appears to work well at the NIAID and has contributed to scientific progress with significant public health benefits. (asm.org)
  • Although structured, the NIAID approach has the necessary flexibility and discretion that are needed to pursue under-explored opportunities in different fields of research and to move rapidly on urgent public health issues. (asm.org)
  • In this report, the Special Rapporteur calls for a paradigm shift in mental health policies, moving away from a strict biomedical approach to an approach in which the social and underlying determinants of mental health are also addressed, among others by the prioritization of mental health promotion and prevention in public policy. (ifhhro.org)
  • To reach parity between physical and mental health, mental health must be integrated in primary and general health care through the participation of all stakeholders in the development of public policies that address the underlying determinants. (ifhhro.org)
  • The ACCME offers members of the media timely responses to inquiries and interview requests, providing news and information about the history and scope of the ACCME accreditation system , how accredited CME supports public health initiatives , accreditation requirements , public accountability , and ACCME annual report data . (accme.org)
  • New educational resources about the "Addresses Public Health Priorities" category of the new commendation criteria are now available. (accme.org)
  • In 1989, following the CBS broadcast, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to ban Alar on the grounds that "long-term exposure" posed "unacceptable risks to public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is also Adjunct Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India and Manipal University. (wikipedia.org)
  • In countries such as these, the burdens of neglected tropical diseases are often overshadowed by other public health issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since its development in the late 1980s by William M.K. Trochim at Cornell University, it has been applied to various fields and contexts, including community and public health, social work, health care, human services, and biomedical research and evaluation. (wikipedia.org)
  • A significant public health case arose in July 1990 when a mentally ill, HIV-positive prisoner was being escorted in the exercise yard. (wikipedia.org)
  • AOSI coordinates, administers, and advises national and regional programs in Central Asia and elsewhere on a range of public health, education, and general civil society issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • As described by the online magazine Medical News Today: At issue in the case is a requirement that public health groups receiving U.S. funds pledge their "opposition to prostitution" in order to continue their life-saving HIV prevention work. (wikipedia.org)
  • Immunization has saved more lives than any other public health intervention, yet 2013 saw 31 685 measles cases alone in Europe, an increase of 348% compared to 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biomedical
  • The single most important force that has made the National Institutes of Health (NIH) the leader of the nation's biomedical research enterprise is the strong government investment in excellent, untargeted, peer reviewed basic research. (asm.org)
  • Diseases
  • The second priority, STDs/sexual activity/pregnancy prevention, coincides with Sampson County ranking high across the state for the number of diagnosed sexually transmitted diseases and even higher for rates of teen pregnancy. (clintonnc.com)
  • Australia's National Health Priority Areas are diseases and conditions that contribute significantly to the burden of illness, and the resulting high social and financial costs imposed on regional, rural and remote communities. (garvan.org.au)
  • The targeted diseases and conditions were chosen because with appropriate and focused attention, significant gains in the health of the rural population can be achieved. (garvan.org.au)
  • 655 million was spent on asthma in 2008-09: this represents 0.9% of all direct health expenditure on diseases. (garvan.org.au)
  • The journal's initial aim was to provide an open-access alternative to existing top tier journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet and has concentrated on publishing papers on diseases that take the greatest toll on health globally. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2009 the journal reaffirmed its scope and noted that it would use an evidence-based approach to give highest priority to studies on diseases and risk factors that cause the greatest burden worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women's Health
  • Drs Bhardwaj and Saloojee provided feedback on an independent mid-term review commissioned by the national Department of Health, of the department's Maternal, Newborn, Child and Women's Health and Nutrition (MNCWH&N) 20122016 strategic plan. (scielo.org.za)
  • needs
  • Per state requirements, Smith said the Health Department will write an action plan that addresses the needs identified in the assessment. (clintonnc.com)
  • The information from the surveys and collected data indicate that a multi-team approach is needed to address the health needs of Sampson County residents," Smith said. (clintonnc.com)
  • People of all ages, when they have mental health needs, too often suffer from either an absence of care and support or from services that are ineffective and harmful. (ifhhro.org)
  • International organizations Foundations Private donors (including high-net-worth individuals and ultra-high-net-worth individuals): "A common outcome is a negotiated set of priorities that reflect some domestic needs and some technical, political, and economic considerations defined largely by the interests of donors. (wikipedia.org)
  • A qualitative health survey based upon community perceptions of health priorities and needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • workforce
  • They're also training staffs of local health departments, workforce development boards, and career centers on how to assist enrollees with the changes. (ket.org)
  • state's
  • Although debates over health care legislation have stalled for now in Washington, officials in the Bevin Administration remain optimistic that their plan to overhaul the state's Medicaid program will receive federal approval in the coming months. (ket.org)
  • issues
  • Side meetings and technical briefings will offer a venue to discuss the latest issues regarding migration and health in the Region, health literacy measurement, innovations in health information systems, healthy people through environmentally sustainable urban transport, the impact of health systems on global sustainability and work being done on the European Health Equity Status Report. (who.int)
  • The decisions taken and policies adopted at the Regional Committee will serve as collective commitments for countries of the Region, ensuring cohesive and coordinated approaches to the most pressing health issues facing Europe. (who.int)
  • Learn what community members and key partners see as important oral health issues and why they feel they are important. (nih.gov)
  • The review's recommendations focus on the need for all health workers to know their own issues, track responses, be accountable, foster teamwork and get the basics right while actively connecting components of the health system (through activities such as facilitating effective transport and referrals). (scielo.org.za)
  • The third subtheme of the conference introduced participants to issues related to social, mental and adolescent health. (scielo.org.za)
  • Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California. (kff.org)
  • In the past these have included: disseminating informational materials about immunization, organizing immunization campaigns, organizing training sessions for health care workers, arranging workshops or conferences with political decision makers to discuss immunization, and holding press conferences about immunization-related issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Organization
  • She served on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an organization that won the 2007 Nobel Prize with Al Gore and is the author of Hunting the 1918 Flu: One Scientist's Search for a Killer Virus (University of Toronto Press, 2003), and Environment and Health: Protecting our Common Future (2008). (ipolitics.ca)
  • Elizabeth Whelan and her organization, the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH), which had received $25,000 from Alar's manufacturer, stated that Alar and its breakdown product UDMH had not been shown to be carcinogenic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health Improvement and Promotion Alliance (HIP-Ghana) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Seattle, WA. (wikipedia.org)
  • goals
  • She says one of the goals of Kentucky HEALTH is to help people improve their jobs skills so they can get gainful employment. (ket.org)
  • HIP-Ghana embraces the goals of research in support of community based change, and realize that health is a product of underlying social inequality, environmental degradation, and fundamental biologic processes. (wikipedia.org)
  • framework
  • Local healthcare officials accepted the challenge of identifying the top health priorities for residents in Sampson County, and have started to lay out the framework for plans to address these concerns. (clintonnc.com)
  • Participants will discuss taking action on a roadmap, adopted at last year's Regional Committee, which provides direction for countries to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, building on the work that countries have already done to implement the Region's Health 2020 policy framework. (who.int)
  • Healthy People 2010 provides a framework to assess health status, health behaviors and services, and to plan and evaluate health promotion programs. (nih.gov)
  • The right to health framework offers guidance to States on how rights-based policies and investments must be directed to secure dignity and well-being for all. (ifhhro.org)
  • approach
  • Prof. Nicol and Ms Mabizela, respectively, considered the predisposing factors, context and spectrum of childhood mental disorders and an approach to addressing these within the Free State health service. (scielo.org.za)
  • It is essential that this approach be continued in the future to maximize the nation's investment in health-related research. (asm.org)
  • It emphasizes both health and environmental sustainability and a flexible approach: the committee that drafted it wrote: "The major findings regarding sustainable diets were that a diet higher in plant-based foods, such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, and lower in calories and animal-based foods is more health promoting and is associated with less environmental impact than is the current U.S. diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Over the course of the next three years, the Health Department will work to address these problems. (clintonnc.com)
  • The Health Department will then work with multiple partners over the next three years to complete the action plan. (clintonnc.com)
  • This Government's commitment to provide lower health costs for people of retirement age from 2005 shows the benefits of constructive coalition government where parties moving in the same direction but with different priorities can work together. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Whether health care professionals work in clinical care, research, administration, executive leadership, or other areas of medicine, accredited CME supports their commitment to lifelong learning and practice improvement, and helps them meet requirements for licensure, certification, and credentialing. (accme.org)
  • services
  • Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson appeared on KET's Connections to discuss Kentucky's Medicaid waiver proposal and recent changes made to that plan. (ket.org)
  • With representation from multiple entities across the county that includes Sampson Regional Medical Center, city and county schools, private businesses, faith-based groups, health partners, behavioral health, and community volunteers, Healthy Carolinians works diligently to provide services and information to Sampson County residents to assist in living a healthier lifestyle. (clintonnc.com)
  • Health care providers are being asked to collect information on patients, services, and outcomes in a standardized way. (nih.gov)
  • If you use more health care services (doctor visits, tests, surgeries, etc.) a Medigap plan may be the better option. (priorityhealth.com)
  • He is Professor of Neuropsychiatry, Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience at The Institute of Neurological Sciences, Voluntary Health Services Multispeciality Hospital and Research Institute affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. (wikipedia.org)
  • Priority health care disbursements will be given to essential services. (wikipedia.org)
  • resources
  • As health trends are continually changing, the CHA utilizes information gathered from the assessment to identify health trends, needed resources in the area and opportunities related to improving the overall health of Sampson County residents. (clintonnc.com)
  • Although the large number and diversity of health agency structures and resources make this a challenge, increased attention to these details will help when designing and tracking progress on the HP 2010 objectives. (nih.gov)
  • Determining health priorities helps direct resources to the programs that matter most to communities--those that will have the greatest impact on the health status of the population. (nih.gov)
  • The evaluation found limited progress in health system functional effectiveness, with, for example, lengthy and cumbersome procurement and human resources processes resulting in stock-outs of medicines and supplies, and shortages of critical staff. (scielo.org.za)
  • The reality is that each African country must provide adequate domestic resources to create environments where health workers can get the job done. (kff.org)
  • areas
  • The Institute Director and program managers hold policy discussions and information exchange meetings with scientific societies and voluntary health organizations throughout the year and actively seek the advice of grantees concerning research opportunities and neglected areas that may need special attention. (asm.org)
  • Blue-ribbon panels are convened when needed to advise on research plans and priorities in specific areas. (asm.org)
  • assessment
  • Over the past year, the Sampson County Health Department and Healthy Carolinians have been gathering data through the Community Health Assessment and have made a recommendation to the Board of Health and county commissioners as to what the top health priorities are for Sampson County. (clintonnc.com)
  • The Community Health Assessment, referred to as the CHA, is the foundation for improving and promoting the health of county residents," Smith explained. (clintonnc.com)
  • Participants
  • Their activities include nearly 26 million interactions with health professional participants annually. (accme.org)
  • Nearly 1,900 organizations offer CME activities that result in nearly 26 million interactions with health professional participants annually. (accme.org)
  • attitudes
  • The challenge at this stage is to engage the 'passionate doers' primarily when they can 'do' something such as 'vote' on options, 'survey' people in their neighborhood about oral health knowledge and attitudes, or 'examine' children to collect baseline data and refer them for the care they need. (nih.gov)
  • year
  • They will also determine WHO/Europe's workplan and priorities for the coming year. (who.int)
  • Disease Control Priorities Project), quality-adjusted life year, and other forms of cost-effectiveness analysis Reasons that the disease burden has persisted Adequacy of funding Priority-setting can be done by various actors. (wikipedia.org)
  • risks
  • A healthy diet, in addition to exercise, is thought to be important for lowering health risks, such as obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nutrition
  • According to Smith, the primary data for the CHA was collected through a survey tool that contained questions that address health-related topics such as medical concerns, diet/nutrition, exercise, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, access to care, lifestyle habits and more. (clintonnc.com)
  • Various nutrition guides are published by medical and governmental institutions to educate individuals on what they should be eating to promote health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nutrition facts labels are also mandatory in some countries to allow consumers to choose between foods based on the components relevant to health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The idea of dietary therapy (using dietary choices to maintain health and improve poor health) is quite old and thus has both modern scientific forms (medical nutrition therapy) and prescientific forms (such as dietary therapy in traditional Chinese medicine). (wikipedia.org)
  • officials
  • Sampson County Health Department officials Luke Smith, Kathie Johnson and Wanda Robinson present survey findings to the Sampson County Board of Commissioners. (clintonnc.com)
  • plans
  • Without this, his ambitious plans for improving health care on the continent won't be realized" (6/11). (kff.org)
  • national
  • Official advice released to the Green Party under the Official Information Act shows that the previous National Government dismissed an option to make road safety its most important transport priority after being told the road toll was rising. (scoop.co.nz)
  • The national objectives serve as a 'menu' for identifying priorities and selecting objectives that are most relevant to states, territories, tribes, communities, settings (schools, worksites, etc.), and health care delivery systems. (nih.gov)
  • The Institutes' National Advisory Councils and other standing and ad hoc advisory bodies include scientific as well as lay advisors who play a key role in shaping priorities and directions for research. (asm.org)
  • Activities organized at national and local level throughout the European Region raised awareness among health care workers, policy-makers, parents, grandparents and other individuals of the benefits of full immunization. (wikipedia.org)
  • groups
  • The establishment of comprehensive health education programs situated within existing community groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • premiums
  • The plan, called Kentucky HEALTH, would levy monthly premiums ranging from $1 to $15 on most Medicaid members, and require all able-bodied working age adult enrollees with no dependents to participate or engage in 20 hours of employment-related or community service activities each week. (ket.org)
  • neighborhood
  • A multilevel analysis (hierarchical linear model) to ascertain the individual as well as neighborhood factors that underlie health status. (wikipedia.org)
  • objectives
  • Health agencies also vary in their capacity to monitor the objectives they identify as most relevant to their missions. (nih.gov)
  • and the consideration of only health maximization at the expense of other objectives such as fairness. (wikipedia.org)
  • process
  • The American Society for Microbiology appreciates the opportunity to submit written comments to the IOM/NAS Committee to study the NIH Research Priority Setting Process. (asm.org)
  • The ASM would like to make observations concerning the NIH research priority and planning process and offer several recommendations for the Committee to review as it considers improvements. (asm.org)
  • In global health, priority-setting is a term used for the process and strategy of deciding which health interventions to carry out. (wikipedia.org)
  • Respond
  • The Regional Committee agenda will also offer an opportunity to report back to Member States on key events, including the WHO high-level meetings Health Systems Respond to NCDs: Experience in the European Region and Health Systems for Prosperity and Solidarity: Leaving No One Behind. (who.int)
  • Report
  • The Regional Committee provides an opportunity to discuss and make decisions related to key health priorities in the Region, as well as to report back on progress made towards implementing previously agreed policies and resolutions. (who.int)
  • The European health report 2018 will also be officially launched during the Regional Committee, giving a snapshot on progress being made to improve health and well-being in the Region, as well as remaining challenges. (who.int)
  • people
  • These are in addition to the $2.5 million for an e-health platform for young people over the next two years. (theconversation.com)
  • Instead she says those people will transition out of the system as they get better-paying jobs that put them outside of Medicaid eligibility or as they get employer-provided health insurance. (ket.org)
  • Progressive ambitions for universal free health care for under 18s and people over 65 are closer today with the Labour Progressive Government announcement of nearly $20 million for Primary Health Organisations to charge low fees for patients under 18 years from 1 October. (scoop.co.nz)
  • When people are motivated to do something to address health problems and disparities, they immediately want to engage in some form of action and see some results. (nih.gov)
  • systems
  • Priority-setting can be conducted at the disease level (i.e. deciding which disease to alleviate), the overall strategy level (i.e. selective primary healthcare versus primary healthcare versus more general health systems strengthening), research level (i.e. which health research to carry out), or other levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Education
  • Throughout their careers, accredited continuing medical education offers health care professionals the information, skills, and strategies they need to deliver safe, high-quality care. (accme.org)