Latest National public health institutes Stories

2011-09-08 09:44:51

United Nations meeting Sept. 19-20 will rally nations in collective global action for research, prevention and treatment Valuable lessons from the global commitment to fight HIV/AIDS over the past three decades should inspire a new worldwide effort to confront the epidemic of non-communicable diseases, say Emory public health leaders. A UN summit will offer a rare opportunity to generate momentum and resources for global solutions against these diseases. In a perspective article in this...

2009-06-16 15:12:27

Members of six of the world's largest health agencies have agreed to work together to combat mankind's deadliest diseases. Agencies announced the Global Alliance for Chronic Disease on Tuesday. The initial agencies involved represent 80 percent of all public health funding. The initial lineup of agencies include the Australia National Health and Medical Research Council, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, the UK Medical Research Council, the...

2008-09-24 03:00:09

By Heymann, David L The article by Binder et al. (J Public Health Policy 2008;29:3- 21) and the accompanying editoral and commentaries launch an important discussion on the role of robust national public health institutes (NPHIs). In a landscape of disease-specific funding initiatives, NPHIs emerge as a much-needed governmental focal point for science-based public health leadership, policies, and resource allocation. As evidenced by efforts to eradicate polio and guinea worm disease; to...

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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'