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VIDEO: Integrating Primary Care & Public Health: Innovating to Improve Your Health & Community Health

"Primary care and public health have critical roles in providing for the health and well-being of communities across the nation. Although they each share a common goal, historically they have operated independently of each other. However, new opportunities are emerging that could bring the two sectors together in ways that will yield substantial and lasting improvements in the health of individuals, communities, and populations. Because of this potential, the Centers for Disease…

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Added by Marisel Brown on July 2, 2013 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Anuloma Viloma practice with Dr. Nalini Sahay - part 1 and 2



After a small story about awareness, Dr. Nalini Sahay leads you to a practice

called Anuloma Viloma. To benefit optimally bring all your awareness and attention

to this practice.…





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Added by Sukadev Bretz // Yoga Vidya on June 28, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

RAMP Digest - June 20th, 2013

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Funding Now Available for Addressing Disparities Among African-American and Latinos

Recognizing the persistent disparities in controlling asthma among African-American and Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) issued a …

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Added by Joel Ervice on June 20, 2013 at 12:08pm — No Comments

RAMP Digest - May 16, 2013

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Added by Joel Ervice on May 16, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

LOST: Patient in the Medical Home

     In a recent Health Affairs Blog post, David Keller traces the…

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Added by Marisel Brown on May 5, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments

Evaluation IS Intervention by AGALI Program Director Dr. Denise Dunning

http://www.marketsforgood.org/evaluation-is-intervention/

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…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on May 1, 2013 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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

RAMP Digest - March 21, 2013

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Added by Joel Ervice on March 21, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Goodbye to everything big in the Big Apple? New York's anti-supersize campaign may lead the way to smaller portions

                                                                                                      "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…

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Added by Marisel Brown on March 7, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

RAMP Digest - February 21, 2013

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21 February 2013

RAMP is pleased to announce that an important report has…

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Added by Joel Ervice on February 21, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The True Beneficiary is the Organization That Listens - Dr. Denise Dunning, AGALI Program Director

January 30, 2013 | Denise Dunning, PhD, MPA | as originally appeared on Markets for Good

In this blog, which originally appeared on…

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Added by lorena gomez-barris on January 31, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

RAMP Digest - January 24, 2013

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24 January 2013

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Added by Joel Ervice on January 24, 2013 at 12:33pm — No Comments

RAMP Digest - December 20, 2012

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20 December 2012

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,

RAMP staff

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Added by Joel Ervice on December 20, 2012 at 9:07am — No Comments

The Beginning of the End for Child Marriage

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.

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/emily-teitsworth/child-marriage_b_2231142.html

Added by lorena gomez-barris on December 4, 2012 at 12:03pm — No Comments

RAMP Digest - November 14, 2012

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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,…

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Added by Joel Ervice on November 15, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

RAMP Digest --- October 18, 2012

18 October 2012

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Added by Joel Ervice on October 18, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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