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Very early this morning, after a long day of debate, the House Agriculture Committee reported the 2012 Farm Bill, H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (FARRM), out of committee by a bipartisan vote of 35-11.
The Public Health Institute (PHI) strongly opposes the $16.5 billion in cuts that H.R. 6083 makes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). If these cuts were enacted, up to 3 million individuals would no longer receive the food…Continue
Added by Gabrielle Serra on July 12, 2012 at 7:38pm — No Comments
Dr. Nicholas Alipui, director of programs at UNICEF, announced last week that the agency has decided to update its iconic information resource "Facts for Life" to include information about non communicable diseases (NCDs) in children and adolescents. Speaking at a Ministerial breakfast as part of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on July 6, Dr. Alipui said that by updating "Facts for Life" with information about NCDs,…Continue
Added by Jeff Meer on July 9, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
You're going to see a major intensification of lobbying at the state level by the hospitals and the doctors," said John Gorman, a health-care consultant and former lobbyist. "They will scream for this money because they would rather see
more people covered under Obama's signature initiative than…
Added by Marisel Brown on July 4, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments
Added by Marisel Brown on July 1, 2012 at 8:59pm — No Comments
I wonder if this video was held in the "can" until the Supreme Court's health reform decision. My question is: who is the target population for this message. The message seems a bit muted for the general population. Seasoned health care sector practitioners are not easily swayed by high production values. In any event, take a look.
Added by Marisel Brown on June 30, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
A huge collective sigh of relief was heard across the nation this morning when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act will be the law of the land. Foes and supporters will be pouring over gallons on of ink and gigabytes and information this weekend trying to determine the meaning and devilish details of the decision. Below are are few same-day reactions from population health organizations across the country. Click on the link after each quote to read complete…Continue
Added by Marisel Brown on June 28, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
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Added by Joel Ervice on June 20, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
We are pleased to invite you to view our latest AGALI video. As you know, the AGALI team was recently in Liberia for our 2012 advocacy training. We took the opportunity to visit one of our grantee’s projects while we were there. We were immediately both impressed and humbled by our visit at THINK’s Safe Home for Girls just outside of Monrovia. The need for advocacy is great in Liberia and the work our Fellows are doing on behalf of girls is powerful.…Continue
Mary Pittman, DrPH, CEO of the Public Health Institute, has been named an Expert Advisor to the new Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force. The Task Force was established pursuant to an Executive Order issued by Governor Brown and is charged with developing a 10-year plan to make Californians healthier.
The Task Force will be co-chaired by California…Continue
Added by Anne Sunderland on June 7, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments
Cross-sector collaboration is one of the latest buzz phrases in public health. However, it is rare to hear of technology sector collaborations between healthy built environment advocates and technology types such as computer programmers and electrical engineers. Health care has taken advantage of…Continue
Congratulations again to AGALI Liberia Fellow, Rosana Schaack, for her many achievements. This prestigious award recognizes the amazing work she continues to do on behalf of adolescent girls!
Added by lorena gomez-barris on June 7, 2012 at 9:39am — No Comments
As those who have followed the United Nations proceedings on non communicable diseases (NCDs) know, one piece of unfinished business is the establishment of global targets to help quantify the global response to this increasing epidemic. On May 25, the delegates to the World Health Assembly took a large step in that direction, by agreeing to the world's first NCD target. As widely reported,…Continue
Added by Jeff Meer on June 1, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments
In the United States, the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. The well-organized among us have switched out double-pane windows and planted veggies we can cook on the grill wheeled to the patio for the first "eat & greet" of the season. Good weather,…Continue
The first question that came to mind when I heard about the House vote was-why? We've come to expect the unexpected from the right-tilting House. There are the obvious answers: brandishing Tea Party credentials in preparation for the November election; right to privacy…Continue
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