April 2013 Blog Posts (4)

RAMP Digest - April 18, 2013

Check out the latest and greatest Digest for asthma news, resources, and opportunities. 

 

Added by Joel Ervice on April 23, 2013 at 9:49am — No Comments

Celebrate Solutions: Transforming Lives through Girl-Centered Advocacy - by Dr. Denise Dunning, AGALI Program Director

Celebrate Solutions: Transforming Lives through Girl-Centered Advocacy

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…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on April 22, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments

“Rwanda records most exciting recovery in public health history”

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…

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Added by Biodun Awosusi on April 9, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

Lead Poisoning Prevention and Environmental Health

Hi:

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…

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Added by Thomas Plant on April 3, 2013 at 7:27am — No Comments

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