April 2010

Health Care Reform

April 28, 2010
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Tweet After months of debate that has played out across every conceivable form of media, Barack Obama, The President of The United States has signed into law the most critical social program named the Health Reform. More than half of the Americans still do not understand how they will be affected by this reform, which […]

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Get Certified in Public Health (CPH)

April 26, 2010
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Tweet The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) established in September 2005 as an independent organization in United States, developed and administers a voluntary certification in public health exam.  The purpose of this examination is to ensure that students and graduates from schools and programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education […]

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National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) – April 11-17, 2010

April 11, 2010
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Tweet Be Water and Energy Wise The National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) is the nation’s largest environmental education event held each year the week before Earth Day. Since its inception in 2005, EE Week inspires environmental learning and stewardship among K-12 students. It connects educators with environmental resources to promote K-12 students’ understanding of the […]

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Health Care Reform – Key Provisions That Take Effect Immediately

April 9, 2010
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Tweet Here are some key provisions that take effect immediately: SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDITS—Offers tax credits to small businesses to make employee coverage more affordable.  Tax credits of up to 35 percent of premiums will be available to firms that choose to offer coverage.  Effective beginning calendar year 2010. (Beginning in 2014, the small business tax […]

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President Signs Health Reform Law – Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law

April 8, 2010
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Tweet On Tuesday, March 23, 2010, president Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. The enactment of the law is a huge victory for public health thanks to the efforts of all public health advocates. The law will: Extend health insurance coverage to an additional 32 million uninsured Americans. Provide subsidies […]

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The National Public Health Week 2010 –April 5-11

April 5, 2010
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Tweet This year, the National Public Health Week (NPHW) is celebrated April 5-11 and it challenges us to help make America healthier, one community at a time. This week is dedicated to create and develop several ideas and activities that can be applicable to individuals, schools, workplace, and the community to improve our community’s wellness and […]

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