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schools, etc.are not at present sufficiently widespread to permit decisive empirical tests
either of parental revealed preferences or of their ultimate effects on school productivity
The efforts of public health agencies at the federal, state, and
local levels to prepare for what could happen in the future are
largely invisible until there is an emerging threat, such as the
recent SARS outbreak, or a dramatic event, such as the
anthrax attacks of 2001. Through this effort, the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) intends to
provide the best available and most essential up-to-date
health-related facts and background information that will be
needed in the event of a terrorist attack or public health
This tool will be most useful in the early phase of a terrorism
event or major public health emergency but also has relevance
for other public health events, such as disease outbreaks. It is
not meant to supplant other works from either private or
governmental sources but rather, to provide a different and
complementary perspective. What is different here is that this
guide assembles a wide variety of resources and filters them
through the lens of public health action immediately following
a major public health event.
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The World Health Organization was established in
1948 as a specialized agency of the United Nations
serving as the directing and coordinating authority
for international health matters and public health.
One of WHO’s constitutional functions is to provide
objective and reliable information and advice
in the field of human health, a responsibility that it
fulfils in part through its publications programmes.
Through its publications, the Organization seeks to
support national health strategies and address the
most pressing public health concerns.
this document is the result of a collaborative process
between the Health authorities in Somalia and the UN
agencies – UNFPa, WHo and UNiceF, to define the
way ahead for reproductive Health in Somalia. the
process was assisted with finance and support by DFiD
and the ec.
We would like to acknowledge the contributions of the
2 key consultant authors Dr ingvil Sorbye and Dr Bailah
The research was undertaken using a common
methodology, set of research questions and
analytic framework for reporting. Prior to the
fieldwork, a policy and situational analysis was
undertaken by each team, based on the work
of locally recruited consultants who assembled
relevant policy documents, programme and project
reports and plans, academic articles, and associated
“grey” literature. During the site visits, interviews
were conducted with key staff of WHO and UNFPA
country offices, MOH and other government
With increasing recognition of the environmental impact of food and drink, future food policy and
dietary advice need to go beyond the traditional focus on nutrient recommendations for health to
include wider issues of sustainability. The task should not be underestimated, not least because the
issue of sustainability is complex with multiple dimensions, including environmental, economic and
social aspects. Current dietary advice is based on nutrient recommendations for health.
It demands of us that we attend to the enormous unmet needs in child and adolescent mental health, that we recognize the
paucity of services precisely where needs are greatest, and that we insist on action to remedy the treatment gap. Some 30
years ago, Julian Tudor Hart, a primary care physician practicing in a low income community in Wales, proposed an inverse
care law. It reads: “The availability of good medical care varies inversely with the need for it in the populations served.
.The World Health Organization was established in 1948 as the specialized agency of the United Nations serving as the directing and coordinating authority for international health matters and public health. One of WHO’s constitutional functions is to provide objective and reliable information and advice in the field of human health. It fulfils this responsibility in part through its publications programmes, seeking to help countries make policies that benefit public health and address their most pressing public health concerns.
If you find an error on your report, you should notify the credit bureau in writing immediately. The bureau is
responsible for investigating and for changing or removing any incorrect data. The source of the error must
then notify all consumer reporting agencies where they sent information. If you are not satisfied with the
correction, you have the right to add a brief statement (100 words or less) about the issue to your credit report.
The statement should be a clarification, not an explanation, of credit problems.
Family history of early heart disease is another risk factor that
can’t be changed. If your father or brother had a heart attack
before age 55, or if your mother or sister had one before age
65, you are more likely to get heart disease yourself.
While certain risk factors cannot be changed, it is important to
realize that you do have control over many others. Regardless
of your age, background, or health status, you can lower your
risk of heart disease—and it doesn’t have to be complicated.
The phenomenon of forced migration dates back to the beginning of human history. In
our time, however, it has become one of the world’s major problems. Since 1945 a virtual
epidemic of armed conflict, both within and between nations, has created vast numbers of
asylum seekers, refugees and displaced persons. This has led in turn to increasing involvement
on the part of professional care workers and agencies, both governmental and
a world where health threats range from AIDS and bioterrorism to
an epidemic of obesity, the need for an effective public health system is as
urgent as it has ever been. An effective public health system requires
well-educated public health professionals. Public health professionals receive
education and training in a wide range of disciplines, come from a
variety of professions, work in many types of settings, and are engaged in
numerous kinds of activities; however, all public health professionals
share a focus on population-level health.
The DAC Reference Document on Poverty and Health, jointly published by the OECD
and the World Health Organization (WHO), is the outcome of a joint effort by DAC
members working together through the DAC Network on Poverty Reduction. It builds on
bilateral agency experience and the work of leading organisations such as the WHO, the
World Bank and other United Nations agencies as well as non-governmental
A properly prepared and approved Records Retention Schedule is an agency’s legal
authority to do whatever needs to be done with records and documents entrusted to the
agency’s care. It certifies the life, care, and disposition of all agency records. If
subpoenaed records have been destroyed, agency schedules (AND EVIDENCE OF
COMPLIANCE WITH THOSE SCHEDULES) will defend the agency’s actions.
However, to prove there was no adverse intent when records were destroyed,
schedules must be specific and consistently used.
Health reform also significantly expands the need for specialty treatment agencies to develop
ongoing and close relationships with primary care providers. Screening, brief intervention, and
referral to treatment (SBIRT) has been an important component in discussions about health
reform. SBIRT places early screening and brief intervention in the primary care setting where
people generally come into contact with the healthcare setting most frequently.
This guide does not go into detail about how local and state
health departments will function in a public health emergency
because every state and locality does things differently.
Although all public health departments share similar functions
and a philosophy about serving the public, the federal
government does not mandate how state and local health
departments are structured. All states have a state health
department, but the exact services that are offered and
how they are administered vary greatly across the country.
Over the past forty years life expectancy has im-
proved more than during the entire previous span
of human history. In 1950 life expectancy in devel-
oping countries was forty years; by 1990 it had
increased to sixty-three years. In 1950 twenty-eight
of every 100 children died before their fifth birth-
day; by 1990 the number had fallen to ten. Small-
pox, which killed more than 5 million annually in
the early 1950s, has been eradicated entirely. Vac-
cines have drastically reduced the occurrence of
measles and polio.
The authors would like to thank the European Agency for Safety and Health
at Work, the Health and Safety Executive, the New Law Journal, the Sheffield
Information Centre, HSE and the Institute of Employment Rights for giving
permission to reproduce materials in this book.
Every effort has been made to trace all the copyright holders, but if any
have been inadvertently overlooked, the publishers will be pleased to make
the necessary arrangements at the first opportunity.