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Centre, States should focus on providing quality public health facilities: V Prez

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today said the Centre and States should focus on providing quality public health facilities to people. Addressing a gathering after…

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How we make public health fit for the future

Good morning. What a wonderful theatre. It’s refreshing to be in a building where everything works – and everyone gets along. They tell me that…

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Suicide Is A Public Health Epidemic: Prevention Is A Start, But Not Enough

In spite of increased awareness, suicide continues to be a major public health problem in the United States, and around the world. Suicide is the…

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Peel public health funding unchanged despite growing and aging population

The Region of Peel provides free dental health care for seniors at East Mississauga community health centre. Majlinda Muhametaj, CDA-level two. – Riziero Vertolli/Torstar A recent…

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Pinterest’s work in public health shows the good a smaller social network can do

By 2018, it was clear that Pinterest suffered from a problem many of its peers had long dealt with. Because most people are vaccinated and…

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New public health commissioner named for Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department for Public Health has a new commissioner. The agency’s Cabinet for Health and Family Service on Monday announced…

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BETTER DATA WOULD EASE GAPS IN RURAL PUBLIC HEALTH

A new effort to compile better data on rural public health could help address the startling health gaps between people in rural and urban areas….

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The proposal to privatise Medicare is bizarre. We should treasure our public health system

‘Ahh yes, privatising Medicare. Welcome back. Is there any policy issue that the business sector doesn’t believe can be solved by privatisation?’ Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP…

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The real public health emergency of international concern: the DRC

Freshly dug graves are seen in Beni, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In nearly a year, more than 1,700 people in…

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Coalition’s voluntary salt limits have been ‘public health disaster’

Scientists from Imperial College London judge that, without incentives, industry alone cannot be trusted to reduce food salt levels. Photograph: Studiomode/Alamy Nearly 10,000 cases of…

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