Were you exposed to herbicides during service and have Parkinson’s disease? There has been a correction to the 2013/14 NHS Health Checks data on offers in Redcar and Cleveland. Health service planning is a process of identifying key objectives and choosing among alternative means of achieving them. Scaremongering continues to drive more working Australians into the arms of private health insurers and any attempt to reign in the excesses of companies in the sector was abandoned long ago when the Government privatised its insurer, Medibank.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden recently made his first visit to a public health laboratory during a stop to our state. Indonesia launched its universal health care programme, known locally as Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN).
Before deciding smoking while pregnant needs to be eradicated, we must know that it is a health concern. There is now broad agreement that health services should be comprehensive, accessible, acceptable, provide scope for community participation and available at a cost the community and country can afford.
Journal of Public Health covers a wide range of Public Health Topics that are of public interest, you can see a selection of the articles which have received news coverage in our collection. Surveillance is crucial in public health because it works to determine the health status of any area.
Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of families and communities through the promotion of healthy lifestyles, research for disease and injury prevention and detection and control of infectious diseases. Overall, FPH welcomes the government’s response to the consultation on the regulation of public health specialists.