Health policy Press Release
|03/15/2017 - 09:52||
Health care a casualty of 6 years of war in the Syrian Arab Republic
This week the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic enters its seventh year. Over the past 6 years access to health services for the civilian population in the country has seriously deteriorated. More than half of public hospitals and primary health centres in the Syrian Arab Republic have either closed or are only partially functioning.
|03/15/2017 - 09:40||
TFGH17: Finding Connections And Solutions For The Changing Face Of Global Health
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 / -iReach/ — On March 1, 2017, Global Health Council (GHC), in partnership with the Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II, hosted the fourth annual The Future of Global Health Unconference (TFGH17) at the Hamilton Live in Washington, DC. This year, TFGH17 drew its largest gathering yet – more than 400 emerging and established global health professionals came together to connect with industry veterans and technical specialists from across the field.
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|03/15/2017 - 06:45||
Targeting of Syrian healthcare as weapon of war sets dangerous precedent, say researchers
As new estimates of death toll for health workers are published, experts say the deliberate and systematic attacks on the healthcare infrastructure in Syria – primarily by government forces – expose shortcomings in international responses to health needs in conflict.
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|03/14/2017 - 17:22||
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION TEAMS UP WITH LEADING NATIONAL COMPANIES TO IMPROVE EMPLOYEE HEALTH
DALLAS (March 14, 2017) – Each year, the American Heart Association’s Heart Walks bring together more than 1 million people from 15,000 companies to help fight against the nation’s two biggest killers, No.
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|03/14/2017 - 07:36||
Constrained Optimization Methods in Health Services ResearchAn Introduction: Report 1 of the ISPOR Optimization Methods Emerging Good Practices Task Force
March 2017 issue of Value in Health. This new task force report provides health care researchers and decision makers with an introductory overview of this important methodology.
|03/07/2017 - 10:58||
National Health Policy Conference 2018
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|03/06/2017 - 02:44||
Bone Therapeutics Strengthens Clinical Development Leadership with Appointment of Dr. Miguel Forte as Chief Medical Officer
BONE THERAPEUTICS (Euronext Brussels and Paris: BOTHE), the bone cell therapy company addressing high unmet medical needs in orthopaedics and bone diseases, today announces the appointment of Miguel Forte, MD, PhD as Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
|02/21/2017 - 12:08||
First Health Careers Expo Features Panels, Medical School Exhibitors
RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 17, 2016) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host the first-ever Health Careers Expo from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in the Surbeck Center ballroom. The event is designed to help high school and college students explore healthcare careers and will feature panels of healthcare professionals and Mines pre-health students, as well as an exhibit hall showcasing regional universities offering professional healthcare degrees.
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|02/21/2017 - 02:56||
ITOCHU Selected as Health and Productivity Stock for 2017
ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Masahiro Okafuji, President & CEO; hereinafter “ITOCHU”) announced today that it was selected as a Health and Productivity Stock 2017 in the health and productivity management program carried out jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
|02/17/2017 - 15:28||
Daniel Dawes to Receive Families USA Health Equity Advocate of the Year Award
Washington, D.C. – Families USA announced today that Daniel Dawes, executive director of government affairs and health policy at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, and author of “150 Years of Obamacare,” will receive this year’s Health Equity Advocate Award in honor of his exceptional advocacy and commitment to eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities and achieving health equity for all.
|02/15/2017 - 15:19||
NMSU, UNM introduce public health to maternal and child health care practitioners
ALBUQUERQUE – As a medically underserved, rural and impoverished state, New Mexico has many health care issues. One area is public health issues associated with mother and child health care.
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|02/15/2017 - 06:09||
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California Marriage License, Registration and Ceremony InformationMedical Marijuana Identification Card ProgramVital Records Obtaining Certified Copies of Birth & Death RecordsVital Records Obtaining Certified Copies of Marriage & Divorce RecordsAdoptions or Changes in PaternityVital Records Obtaining Certified Copies of Fetal Death & Still Birth RecordsAuthorized Copy vs.
|02/14/2017 - 22:18||
Why Healthcares Value Transformation Needs Effective Information Governance
The healthcare sector is focused on improving and demonstrating value with value defined as the outcomes achieved per dollar spent. Healthcare organizations are pursuing value-enhancing goals on a number of fronts but four are fundamental for healthcare reform.
|02/14/2017 - 08:07||
Private appointments are no solution to the GP crisis
Dr Rebecca Rosen responds to news that GP practices in Dorset are selling private appointments.
|02/10/2017 - 09:51||
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Report Finds Link Between A Populations Health And A Growing Economy, Higher Incomes And Lower Unemployment
CHICAGO – The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today released the second edition of a Moody’s Analytics report that finds a direct link between a population’s health and a growing economy, higher incomes and lower unemployment.
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|02/01/2017 - 17:06||
$3.6 million from NIH to build better infectious disease surveillance
A Berkeley School of Public Health research team has been awarded a $3.6 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to develop new approaches for simulating and optimizing surveillance networks that detect infectious diseases.
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|02/01/2017 - 04:37||
At IM16: Poster Project as Catalyst for Change
The sound of many voices speaking in the hallway of the Fenway conference room at MMS headquarters on December 2 emanated from clusters of medical students excitedly preparing their displays. Additional voices could be heard from MMS members and judges standing in line to view the projects.
|02/01/2017 - 00:15||
Sobering health stats in latest Productivity Commission report
New health minister Greg Hunt probably choked over his breakfast cereal this morning as he read the blandly titled Report on Government Services 2017, released by the Productivity Commission today.
|01/31/2017 - 22:45||
'Enhancing Health' the topic of upcoming Strategic Planning forum
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — “Enhancing Health” will be the topic of the second in a series of public forums focused on implementing the University’s long-range Strategic Plan. The forum will take place from 1-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.
|01/31/2017 - 09:43||
Guidelines for health economists not adding up
There are fundamental errors here—both methodological and empirical,” says Mike Paulden, assistant professor in the School of Public Health.
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|01/24/2017 - 12:21||
National Summit Explores Innovative Healthcare Payment Models
Jan. 24, 2017, Washington, DC — Amid debate over the future direction of healthcare policy under the Trump Administration, the National Payment Innovation Summit, scheduled for Feb.
|01/23/2017 - 01:52||
How next director-general can rebuild the WHO
Ed Whiting, our director of policy and chief of staff, says a new director-general of the World Health Organization offers an opportunity for reform that it must put to good use.
|01/19/2017 - 05:16||
Tunisia: Amend Draft Drug Law
Tunis) – Tunisia’s parliament should amend the draft drug law currently before it to strengthen its human rights provisions, Human Rights Watch, Avocats sans Frontières, and the Tunisian League for Human Rights said today in a joint letter to parliament.
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|01/16/2017 - 07:05||
Project Signing: Over 500 communities to Benefit from US$ 48 Million Nagaland Health Project
NEW DELHI, January 13, 2017 – The Government of India, the Government of Nagaland and the World Bank today signed a US$ 48 million credit agreement to improve the quality of health care services in the north eastern state of Nagaland.
|01/12/2017 - 14:42||
Professorships recognize faculty global health work
ANN ARBOR—Fourteen faculty members who work across the world to improve public health are the first to be named U-M Professors of Global Public Health.
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