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Higher levels of cooperation for provision than for maintenance of public goods
A research team was able to show that people are less willing to cooperate to maintain public goods than to provide new ones. (2017-08-30)
Annual Meeting now offering CME and CE
Participants can earn continuing education contact hour credits in Nursing (CNE), and Medicine (CME for physicians and non-physicians) during the SDMPH Annual Meeting 2016. (2016-07-21)
Who will play with WHO?
Dr. Skip Burkle, eminent Harvard scholar and humanitarian, discusses future options available for health-related non-governmental organizations and the required educational and training requirements for healthcare provider accreditation on a global level. (2016-07-12)
Public health should be part of Canada's missing and murdered Aboriginal women inquiry
Public health should be involved in Canada's national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, because many factors underlying family and interpersonal violence are linked to mental health issues, substance abuse, low income and other public health issues, urges an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (2016-02-29)
The importance of public service broadcasting in politics and society
A new article finds that people living in countries with public service broadcasting are better informed about government and politics, are more trusting of other people, and have more positive civic attitudes. (2016-01-13)
Inaugural meeting of Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health begins July 29
In keeping with its vision, the newly formed Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health aims to provide attendees with resources, organizational structure, and the means to sustain interprofessional interaction and discourse related to the discipline of disaster medicine and public health. (2015-07-08)
Is UK shale gas extraction posing a risk to public health?
More needs to be done to investigate the risks to human health that extracting shale gas poses, suggests a personal view published on bmj.com today. (2014-04-17)
A new book considers the interaction between public spaces and drug use
Dr. Stephen Parkin, a Research Fellow in Human and Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield, has published a book focusing on how public spaces affect more harmful episodes of injecting drug use. (2013-08-02)
2012 Pacific Global Health Conference
Hawaii is to host the 2012 Pacific Global Health Conference, which is expected to attract leading health professionals from across the globe. (2012-09-17)
Public health needs a radical shake up, say experts
Public health needs a radical shake up if it is to enable good health to flourish, say experts on bmj.com today. (2012-08-21)
College part of new NIHR School for Public Health Research
The Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry is one of just eight health research institutions in England to be chosen as a collaborator in the new National Institute for Health Research School for Public Health Research. (2012-04-17)
Priorities for health systems strengthening efforts from the US CDC
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Peter Bloland and colleagues from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lay out the agency's priorities for health systems strengthening efforts. (2012-04-03)
UCLA gets $4.8 million to create Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center
The UCLA School of Public Health has received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention totaling $4.8 million over four years to create a Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center. (2009-10-13)
American Society for Microbiology honors Mary J.R. Gilchrist
The 2009 American Society for Microbiology Gen-Probe Joseph Public Health Award is being presented to Mary J.R. (2009-06-08)
Norhealth leads the way for public health information systems
Norhealth is an interactive web-based health information system that has created a knowledge base for health promotion and prevention strategies in Norway. (2008-10-22)
Statement of concern on detention of Drs. Kamiar and Arash Alaei by Iranian authorities
Barry R. Bloom, dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, today expressed (2008-08-08)
British public supports use of personal data for health research
The British public supports the use of personal medical data, without consent, for public health research, finds a study published on bmj.com today. (2006-04-27)
Complete smoking ban leads to marked rise in smoking cessation efforts
The public has made significantly more enquiries to a national Quitline for smokers, and demand for nicotine replacement treatment vouchers has increased, following a total ban on smoking in indoor public places in New Zealand, according to a letter in this week's BMJ. (2005-11-10)
NHS should have an independent regulator
The NHS should have an independent regulator like other public utilities in the UK, argues a senior doctor in this week's BMJ. (2005-10-20)
International public health expert Jeffrey Koplan addresses emerging infectious diseases conference
Many of the dominant public health topics of the past two years, including smallpox, SARS, avian influenza, and mad cow disease, illustrate the complex relationship between the science of public health and infectious diseases and the practice of public health and politics. (2004-03-01)
Healthcare watchdog calls for government rethink on public role in NHS decision-making
Independent healthcare charity the King's Fund has called on the Government to rethink its policy on public involvement in health care strategy, in a paper in this week's BMJ. (2004-01-15)
Use science to drive public health practice, says book by Saint Louis University faculty
A new book written by four Saint Louis University School of Public Health faculty members offers systematic way of drawing from research to create a plan of action to address public health issues. (2003-02-05)
New consent rules may threaten our health
Undue emphasis on patient consent and over-zealous application of guidelines on confidentiality would prejudice disease surveillance and seriously threaten the health of the general public, doctors report in this week's BMJ. (2002-05-16)
Teenage pregnancy is not a public health problem
Teenage pregnancy is not a public health problem, but is really a reflection of what is considered to be socially, culturally, and economically acceptable in the United Kingdom, argue researchers in this week's BMJ. (2001-12-13)
Britain needs more preparation for responding to public health emergencies
The United Kingdom needs to be better equipped and organised to deliver health protection in the event of public health emergencies and major disasters. (2001-12-06)
Role Of Government Branches In Tobacco War
Litigation alone won't solve the problem and may not be the best way to change tobacco control policy, according to a new University of Michigan study. (1998-11-10)
The 1848 Public Health Act And Its Relevance To Improving Public Health In England Now
1998 is the 150th anniversary of the Public Health Act. (1998-08-27)
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