Tobacco-Free Policies on the Rise Across US Colleges and Universities
Many include e-cigarettes and hookahs
More than twice as many U.S. college and university campuses were smoke free or tobacco free in 2017 as in 2012, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation (ANRF), published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Health Workforce Policies in OECD Countries
Right Jobs, Right Skills, Right Places
The publication Health Workforce Policies in OECD Countries is from the series OECD Health Policy Studies. It concentrates on the key aspects and newest trends in the field of health workforce policies in the member states of the OECD.
Global Health Watch 5: Berlin launch
For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health.
Global Health Watch 5 (GHW5) is the latest edition of what remains the leading source for radical analysis in global and development healthcare.
1 in 3 swimming-related disease outbreaks occur at hotels
Crypto parasite continues to cause most outbreaks and illnesses linked to pools and water playgrounds
A third of treated recreational waterborne disease outbreaks during 2000 through 2014 occurred in hotel pools or hot tubs, according to a report published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Training for 21st century doctors: medicine, business, and leadership development
Leaders from Penn's Perelman School of Medicine call for new academic approaches to train next generation
World Press Freedom Day 2018
The theme for the 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day is “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law”.
Incident Management System
To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability,
To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability, WHE proposed the development of a series of training packages to build staff competencies, skills and knowledge, to enhance deployment and response capability.
MARIJUANA: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization
California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada became the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing to 28 the number of states that have okayed the drug for medicinal use, recreational use, or both ...
What do we know about the health impacts of marijuana, and what do we still need to learn?
Estimating HIV incidence and number of undiagnosed individuals living with HIV in the European Union/European Economic Area, 2015
Since 2011, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence appears unchanged in the European Union/European Economic Area with between 29,000 and 33,000 new cases reported annually up to 2015.
Typhoid Fever: A Race Against Time
Salmonella uses immune cells, the Biozentrum of the University of Basel
The life-threatening disease typhoid fever results from the ongoing battle between the bacterial pathogen Salmonella and the immune cells of the body. Prof. Dirk Bumann's research group at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has now uncovered how the typhoid pathogen repeatedly manages to evade the host's immune system. Their findings are published in the scientific journal Cell Host & Microbe