The California Department of Public Health’s Office of Health Equity has released its statewide plan to promote health and mental health equity. The plan is the first demographic report and statewide strategic plan from the OHE since it was established in 2012. 338 more words
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NACCHO NEWS ALERT: Why health experts are asking governments to consider the health impacts of all policies
“The next challenge is nationally, for all Australians, the Australian Government adopting the WHO framework to drive improvements across communities and populations, remote and metropolitan, but I acknowledge it’s not a politically attractive target. 1,031 more words
The BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs (BCAPOP) is made up of Pregnancy Outreach Programs from across British Columbia.
Pregnancy Outreach Programs provide free prenatal and early parenting support to women who experience health or lifestyle challenges during pregnancy, birth and the transition to parenting. 105 more words
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine has determined that bribery more effective method of reducing smoking than other incentives. A comparison of five different smoking cessation techniques among over 2,000 CVS Caremark employees, it was noted that techniques requiring an up-front cash deposit that would be taken away if the participant didn’t successfully quit were more effective than those that offered a cash reward. 66 more words