Added by Joel Ervice on May 16, 2013 at 10:27am —
In a recent Health Affairs Blog post, David Keller traces the… Continue
Added by Marisel Brown on May 5, 2013 at 12:30am —
Evaluation IS Intervention by AGALI Program Director Dr. Denise Dunning
It is clear that evaluation is a valuable tool to assess the impact of social sector initiatives. Less apparent but equally important is the correlate – evaluation directly influences social sector… Continue
Added by lorena gomez-barris on May 1, 2013 at 12:44pm —
Check out the latest and greatest Digest for asthma news, resources, and opportunities.
Added by Joel Ervice on April 23, 2013 at 9:49am —
Celebrate Solutions: Transforming Lives through Girl-Centered Advocacy
April 22nd, 2013
By: Dr. Denise Dunning, Program Director, Public Health Institute
Girls and women in Liberia are successfully advocating for their rights in the face of pervasive gender-based violence. During Liberia’s 14-year civil war, 75% of girls and women were victims of rape and 90% experienced some form of…
Added by lorena gomez-barris on April 22, 2013 at 10:11am —
The 1994 genocide wrecked Rwanda but the small central Africa country has been transformed in the last two decades. It represents a public health model for many countries desirous of meaningful healthcare reforms.
The 1994 genocide in Rwanda dealt a big blow on every fire of the nation. It left the entire world awe struck, after realizing at least a million lives had been lost.
The former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan admitted that the… Continue
Added by Biodun Awosusi on April 9, 2013 at 12:00am —
My name is Thomas Plant, Director of Special Projects at the Boston Public Health Commission, Environmental Health Office, Bureau of Community Inititatives in Boston, Massachusetts. My work encompasses implementation of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program in the City of Boston in accordance with the Massachusetts Lead Law, through case management services for families with children under the age of six years old who have been screened for lead poisoning and providing medical… Continue
Added by Thomas Plant on April 3, 2013 at 7:27am —
Added by Joel Ervice on March 21, 2013 at 1:16pm —
Added by Farah Sanders on March 19, 2013 at 12:01pm —
"I think what happens in NYC is going to be very important as it will set a precedent. But I think the only way to get consumers to by smaller sizes is if the big ones disappear." That is the… Continue
Added by Marisel Brown on March 7, 2013 at 11:00pm —
21 February 2013
RAMP is pleased to announce that an important report has…
Added by Joel Ervice on February 21, 2013 at 4:00pm —
January 30, 2013 | Denise Dunning, PhD, MPA | as originally appeared on Markets for Good
In this blog, which originally appeared on… Continue
Added by lorena gomez-barris on January 31, 2013 at 11:00am —
24 January 2013
Added by Joel Ervice on January 24, 2013 at 12:33pm —
Dear RAMP Digest subscriber:
We wish you the warmest of holiday seasons and a very happy New Year! We’re looking forward to working with you in 2013.
All the best,
Added by Joel Ervice on December 20, 2012 at 9:07am —
AGALI Program Manager Emily Teistworth published a blog on the Huffington Post today detailing the push by AGALI Grantee AGANET to raise the age of marriage in Malawi by the end of the year.
Added by lorena gomez-barris on December 4, 2012 at 12:03pm —
15 November 2012
As you may be aware, RAMP is a project of the Public Health Institute, which generates and promotes research, leadership and partnerships to build capacity for strong public health policy, programs, systems and practices. Recently, PHI’s new website,… Continue
Added by Joel Ervice on November 15, 2012 at 11:42am —
18 October 2012
Added by Joel Ervice on October 18, 2012 at 3:00pm —
Are You a Leader Working Across Sectors?
The National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health (NLAPH) offers an innovative approach by bringing together teams of leaders from multiple sectors to actively engage their communities to achieve health equity.
Do You Learn By Doing?
We use blended learning modalities including webinars, a retreat, coaching from national experts, and peer networking to advance your team’s skills and… Continue
Added by Carolyn Weinrobe on October 5, 2012 at 9:30am —
It used to be you could only get a slice of pizza or a cheeseburger while waiting to board your flight. So it's great to hear that airports are increasingly offering healthy food options. These high-fiber, low-fat foods are great for weary travelers in order to rev up their energy and aid in digestion. And while its great that 83% of restaurants in the busiest airports attest to having a healthy option on their menus, this may still be only one option among many unhealthy ones. …
Added by Lotta Chan on October 3, 2012 at 9:51am —
Non communicable diseases (NCDs), mainly cardiovascular disease, cancers, diabetes and chronic lung disease, are responsible for roughly two out of every three deaths today. Other NCDs, including mental illness, accidents, renal disease and dental disease, kill or maim millions more. The World Health Organization (WHO) is now putting the final touches on a draft Action Plan… Continue
Added by Jeff Meer on September 28, 2012 at 2:30pm —