The 'public' in public health
5/17/2017 Much ink has been spilled in documenting the inadequacy of budgetary allocations for public health insurance, specifically for the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), the world's largest publicly-funded health insurance (PFHI) scheme.
FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Imported Veal Products Due To Possible Non-O157 Shiga toxin producing E. coli ...
5/17/2017 WASHINGTON, May 16, 2017– The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a Public Health Alert to inform consumers that approximately 424 pounds of raw veal products imported from the Netherlands may be ...
Cincinnati diaper bank Sweet Cheeks hopes to end 'low-level public health crisis'
5/17/2017 Megan Fischer sat at her desk sobbing as she read a Facebook post about parents who couldn't afford diapers for their babies and toddlers.
Stockton Police Ask for Public's Health Identifying Bank Robbery ...
5/17/2017 STOCKTON -- The Stockton Police Department are asking for the public's help identifying a suspected bank robber.
Officer's overdose leads to public health warning
5/17/2017 The incident highlights the danger to police and public of accidental exposure to fentanyl - a synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more powerful than heroin and can be absorbed through the skin or by inhalation.
Public Health District Announces First West Nile Case of Season
5/17/2017 According to the Montgomery County Public Health District, a 60-year-old female Montgomery County resident has contracted West Nile Virus; this is the first case in the county for 2017.
Richland Public Health issues mosquitoes, ticks alert
5/17/2017 Richland Public Health conducts weekly mosquito spraying, weather-permitting. During the active mosquito season, those weekly sprayings are posted every Friday on the Richland Public Health website, Facebook, and Twitter. In addition to spraying, ...
City of Amarillo Department of Public Health reporting mumps out ...
5/17/2017 The City of Amarillo Department of Public Health is reporting two cases of mumps in Randall County.
Public Health News Watch Wednesday: Report for May 17, 2017
5/17/2017 “I want to be very clear that this outbreak has nothing to do with being Somali,” Kristen Ehresmann, RN, MPH, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division, Minnesota Department of Health, said in an interview with CNN. “It ...
Billionaire Bloomberg to fund $5m public health projects in 40 cities worldwide
5/17/2017 Bloomberg did plenty more for public health while mayor of New York, including imposing one of the first bans on smoking in bars and restaurants in 2003.