Mission Fighting Fit The Indian Army faces restructuring challenge

The Indian Army – the second largest in the world – will be undergoing a restructuring. Unfortunately, the health of the Indian Army, which we are all proud of, isn’t good. The big question is: will this restructuring be able to address all these issues?…

South Sudan: WHO supports the Ministry of Health to enhance emergency preparedness and risk management in South Sudan

… ) which indicated limited capacities for preparedness and response to Public Health … WHO and partners in strengthening emergency preparedness and risk management in South … the health system for effective emergency preparedness to identified hazards and risk … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ Save a Life

The Uniformed Services University’s National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health recently launched “Stop the Bleed,” a free iPhone and Android app designed to teach users how to stop life-threatening bleeding in an emergency. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop…

Defense Health Agency Director: Progress in Preventing Opioid Abuse, M

The Military Health System is making progress in preventing and managing opioid abuse among its beneficiaries, but further actions in education and prevention are needed, the director of the Defense Health Agency said. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Defense Health Agency Director: Progress in Preventing Opioid…

If we don’t protect the ocean, humanitarian disaster awaits

Overfishing and climate change are the driving forces behind the deteriorating health of the ocean, the world’s largest ecosystem and the source of climate regulation for our entire planet, not to mention jobs and livelihoods for hundreds of millions of people. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

Hunterdon County Health Emergency Preparedness ‘a model for N.J.’

… County Health Division’s emergency preparedness training and planning was labelled … ;The county’s Health emergency preparedness operations were approved by the … Health preparedness operations are funded in large measure by Public Health Emergency Preparedness … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

Nebraska Ranks above National Average for Emergency Preparedness

Nebraska’s overall emergency preparedness level stands at 7.5 … the 2018 National Health Security Preparedness Index, released by the Robert … who oversees the public health emergency preparedness and response unit.  Sergeant says … give people medicine in an emergency. “For example, if there ……

Face of Defense: Doctor Builds Partnerships Through Global Health Enga

Air Force Lt. Col. (Dr.) Elizabeth Erickson’s experiences in military health outreach around the world allows her to build strong partnerships, and her position as a female officer and physician has given her the unique opportunity to work with and learn from inspiring women around…

Patient Smiles

Navy Seaman Araceli Armenta holds a young patient during a cooperative health engagement in Koror, Palau, April 9, 2018, as part of the Pacific Partnership 2018 mission. Armenta is a hospitalman. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Byron C. Linder VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

County emphasizes emergency preparedness

… public health emergency preparedness; and Sue McCourt, Plumas County Office of Emergency Services … 15 on the topic of emergency preparedness, with an overview on what … , titled “Age Well, Live Well: Emergency Preparedness” focused on how the OES … VISIT THE SOURCE…