Member States to reflect on 10 years of progress in public health and set health priorities for Europe at RC69 – World Health Organization

On 16–19 September 2019, health ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region, along with partner organizations and civil society, will gather for the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (RC69). RC69, taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark, will provide delegates with an opportunity to reflect on […]

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Trial Wraps in Oklahoma's Opioid Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter begins closing statements during the opioid trial at the Cleveland County Courthouse in Norman, Okla., on Monday, July 15. It’s the first public trial to emerge from roughly 2,000 U.S. lawsuits aimed at holding drugmakers accountable for the nation’s opioid epidemic. Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman hide caption toggle […]

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Klamath County Public Health seeks input on maternal, child health – Klamath Falls News

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Local families are asked to provide insight into the health and well-being of mothers and children in two specific ways. First, there are confidential, anonymous online surveys that can be completed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TitleVSpanish (in Spanish) or https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KCPHTitleV (in English). These quick surveys provide the opportunity for the public’s voice to be […]

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Political support, strong public health systems key to eliminating measles outbreaks worldwide – Science Daily

Strong political support and strong public health systems are necessary to combat measles outbreaks, which are growing in frequency around the world, argue public health experts in a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “Sustaining measles elimination requires strong regional public health systems,” write Drs. Natasha Crowcroft and Shelly Bolotin, Public Health Ontario and […]

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