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Public health ‘improving under councils despite cuts’

Councils in England say there has been a marked improvement in public health since they took over responsibility for delivering services nearly six years ago,…

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Richland Public Health, restaurant inspections Jan. 7-14

Restaurant inspections. (Photo: . / Stock art) MANSFIELD – The following restaurant inspections with critical violations were conducted by Richland Public Health between Jan. 7 and…

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Climate Change Is a Public Health Emergency

Ever since human-caused climate change emerged into public consciousness around the late 1980s, news stories and public awareness campaigns surrounding the topic have predominantly been…

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Measles Outbreaks Show Why Anti Vaxxers Made WHO’s 10 Global Health Threats

Look at what made the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) just-released list of “10 threats to global health in 2019.” Right alongside the Ebola virus, HIV, antibiotic-resistant…

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Health Risks Rise As Shutdown Hits Second Month

The government shutdown is threatening the health of millions of Americans, increasing the risk for harm as the partial closure of key federal agencies enters…

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Under Ayushman Bharat, 6,85,000 people availed free health care in 100 days

A little under 7,00,000 people have so far been treated free in various empanelled hospitals across India under the Narendra Modi government’s flagship health insurance…

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Christopher Elias on Ayushman Bharat, universal health coverage and more

India’s frontline health workers and surveillance infrastructure that helped eradicate polio will strengthen primary health and scale up Ayushman Bharat, but the world needs far…

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Public health in India a casualty of air pollution

Air pollution exposures in India constitute a major public health threat. To prevent a full-blown national health crisis, our policy conversations and actions need to…

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Maharashtra public health minister Deepak Sawant resigns

Failing to get re-elected to either of the two Houses, public health minister Deepak Sawant tendered his resignation on Monday. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has…

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