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Added by Liz Cretti on July 19, 2011 at 2:10pm — No Comments
Controversy continues regarding the impact of prevention on health care costs. I understand that prevention was not properly quantified by the budget analysts assigned to score the health reform measure. Thankfully, in Canada we do not have to condend with as much skepticism. So I was rather taken aback by an article from the Kaiser group. Two (non-physicians of course) were making the case for prevention as a means of addressing health care costs. It is a good try, but the authors do…Continue
Added by Leona Ow Woodbridge on June 1, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
“Imagine one product that would prevent BOTH unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections...”
Despite significant advances in women’s health over the past 50 years, women are still too much at risk for unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. For millions of women, consistent use of methods to prevent either unintended pregnancy or HIV is a challenge for a variety…Continue
Added by Bethany Young Holt on March 7, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
PHI Insists U.S. Cannot Afford to Lose Ground in Prevention, Public Health in Federal Budget Process
OAKLAND, CA – While President Obama’s newly proposed 2012 budget reflects the difficult choices that must be made in this troubled economic time, it also contains a…
Added by Dialogue4Health on February 15, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
There is some really promising news this week about women-controlled prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV! Two unique scientific research studies were published that show the promise of multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs), or prevention products that could offer simultaneous prevention of two or more sexual and reproductive health needs, namely STDs, including…Continue
Added by Bethany Young Holt on January 7, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Public health practitioners and advocates can claim 2010 as a turning point in the public health landscape. As imperfect as it may be, there was the passage of health reform. Now comes a budget from the White House with a focus on important social determinants of health. Promise Neighborhoods, the Fresh Food Financing Initiative, & a groundbreaking partnership between EPA, HUD, & DOT are only a few of the initatives highlighted in this useful policy brief.…Continue
Added by Marisel Brown on June 3, 2010 at 11:26am — No Comments
Passing health reform was a challenge, but implementation will be the hard part. Thankfully, there are a number of sites springing up to keep us up-to-date on how implementation is progressing. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded the Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program of the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health…Continue
Added by Beatrice Yearwood on May 27, 2010 at 4:06pm — No Comments
Public health has been slow in taking full advantage of the internet. The Prevention Institute has pushed the envelope by offering an online training course AND offering continuing education credit for completing the course. The Health Equity & Prevention Primer is a excellent contribution given current limitations on travel to meetings and conferences.
According the webpage, "the Health Equity and Prevention Primer (HEPP) was developed to serve as an online learning tool,…Continue
Added by Marisel Brown on May 4, 2010 at 8:31pm — No Comments
Kaiser has a good summary of the law. It is 33 pages long, but that is an improvement over 2100+ pages.
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The “Best/Worst” awards are announced each week in “Prevention Matters,” the blog of Partnership for Prevention. Nominees are submitted by Partnership…
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