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Make Sure You’re Eating a Healthy Diet – Healthy for the Earth, That Is

by Mo McNulty, PhD Student

The health of the planet affects the health of the people living on it. We depend on the Earth for sustenance even as we damage it. 1,314 more words

Public Health

Guide to Implementation Planning - Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet - 2014

Guide to Implementation Planning – Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet – 2014

Extract from the introduction.

“This guide is designed to help departments and agencies formulate robust implementation plans that clearly articulate how new policies, programs, and services will be delivered on time, on budget and to expectations. 36 more words

Health Mgmt Policy Planning

Chair of Nuffield Council on Bioethics to deliver Inaugural Lecture for Bioethics & Society MA Programme, 7 October 2014

We are delighted to announce that Prof Jonathan Montgomery, Chair of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, will deliver the inaugural lecture for the new Bioethics & Society Master’s Programme, launching in September 2014. 102 more words


April 21st blogging the last 4 years

Austin Frakt was asking what he should blog about on twitter last night, and most of the suggestions were interesting (and important) questions that don’t really have an evidence based answer. 221 more words

Health Policy

North Carolina could use Sec 1331 of the ACA with the federal exchange

My white paper on health reform in North Carolina suggested that the state should run its own health exchange, move ahead with the Basic Health Plan option under section 1331 of the ACA, and expand insurance coverage via a “private” option using the section 1331 vehicle. 282 more words

Health Policy

A report showing how benefits fail to support people with mental health problems

Worried Sick is a new report from the Scottish Association for Mental Health.  It reflects concerns about the way that people with mental health problems are left to negotiate the reefs of the benefit system without adequate support; in six cases SAMH workers had to help people attempting suicide because of what was happening. 52 more words

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