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Public health in an era of personalized medicine

Collectively, the clinical medicine and public health communities have demonstrated to governments and their populations that public health programs and interventions are critical to reducing infectious and chronic diseases. However, these investments by governments and...

source: By Dr. Robert Carter
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After fighting for years to keep it secret, the Ministry of the Attorney General has finally been forced to turn over a "practical guide" that has been distributed to Crown attorneys on how to prosecute HIV exposure and transmission cases.

source: Toronto Star

Fewer than one in four Saskatchewan residents have protected themselves from the flu this winter. As of Dec. 31, an estimated 240,000 flu vaccine doses were administered in Saskatchewan — 64 per cent by public health nurses and other providers, 36 per cent by pharmacists.

source: Leader Post

"Since 1977, we have observed National Non-Smoking Week as one of the longest-running public health events in Canada's history. Each year we take the opportunity to emphasize the importance of quitting smoking, even trying it 'one day at a time' on Weedless Wednesday.

source: The Now Newspaper

Matt George remembers vividly how it felt to receive his first infusion of Soliris, a drug that is among the most expensive in the world. Six years ago, he walked into a clinic in Burlington, Ont., worried the treatment...

source: Globe and Mail

En février 2016, l'Association pour la santé publique du Québec (ASPQ) rendait public son énoncé de position intitulé Bâtir la santé durable au 21e siècle. Ce document identifiait les principaux défis de santé du 21e...

source: Le Peuple Lévis

Public health research in an academic setting Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 12:00-13:00 ET Presenter: Elaine Hyshka, University of Alberta A career in public health can take you anywhere. Dr. Hyshka's path started with an undergraduate lecture on illicit drug policy and...



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