Cost-effectiveness of Prevention Programs

June 14, 2010
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Tweet In some situations as public health professionals we have the need of analyzing the cost-effectiveness of one or several prevention programs.  We basically need to compare the relative costs and outcomes (effects) of two or more courses of action, and based on that economic analysis choose the options that provide the greatest outcome for […]

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HIV Prevention

June 11, 2010
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Tweet Many infected people are unaware of their HIV status and may unknowingly transmit the virus to others. Since this disease was first reported over 20 years ago, an estimated 944,000 people have developed AIDS in United States. An estimated of 55,000 new HIV infections occur in USA each year. It is known, based on […]

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults

May 25, 2010
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Tweet Physical Activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases. Regular physical activity is important for good health, and it’s especially important if you’re trying to control and maintain a healthy weight. Fitting regular exercise into your daily schedule may seem difficult at first, but knowing and […]

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Masters in Public Health in Spain

May 22, 2010
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Tweet Some of our public health observers asked us for some information about Masters in Public Health in Spain. Here you can find some universities that offer these masters related to public health. Good Luck! Andalusina School of Public Health  – Escuela Andaluza de Salud Publica University of Granada – Universidad de Granada Spain – […]

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Master in Public Health, Master in Public Policy, and other programs in France

May 20, 2010
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Tweet In this entry you will find information about Master in Public Health, Master in Public Policy, and other masters and programs related to public health in France. Masters in Public Health in France French School of Public Health (EHESP) Ecole des Etudes en Sante Publique Masters in Public Policy The American University of Paris […]

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World Hepatitis Day – May 19th

May 19, 2010
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Tweet During the month of May, CDC and other public health partners are celebrating the 15th anniversary of National Hepatitis Awareness Month and, on May 19th, World Hepatitis Day. World Hepatitis Day emphasizes the importance of testing for people who are at high risk, and is especially critical for those who have chronic viral hepatitis […]

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How Could Health Reform Help Me?

May 5, 2010
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Tweet The Health Reform offers three main benefits: Insurers will have to offer you coverage: insurers will no longer be able to turn anyone down because of pre-existing medical conditions. From pregnancy to heart disease they will all be covered. Rates won’t be tied to your health, although smoker may have to pay up to […]

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Masters in Public Health In Germany

May 3, 2010
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Tweet I got an e-mail from Dr. Pal; she has a bachelor in Dental Surgery from Dhaka Dental College in Bangladesh. She wants to continue with her studies in Master in Public Health in Germany and she asked for some information. Here is a list of some options in Berlin for Masters in Public Health, […]

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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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