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2014-09-22 12:29:01

Certified Public Health Inspectors dedicated to safeguarding the well-being of Canadians HALIFAX, Sept.

2011-09-08 09:44:51

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.

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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.

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).


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.