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Intimate Partner Violence and Depression!

Intimate partner violence and depression (Literature review) Intimate partner violence is a global public health problem. Prevalence of Intimate partner violence differs geographically and financially. In countries like Peru, Ethiopia, and Bangladesh, it was reported to be 60%, while in Japan, it was 15 percent (Garcia-Moreno et al., 2006). In a financial context, it is […]

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Mental health of sexual minorities!

Recent judgment by Supreme Court to allow same sex marriages all over the country is one of the major landmarks in light of public health. There are numerous examples when policy changes have resulted in improved health such as tobacco policy, anti soda law to curb obesity, affordable care act, and civil right movements. This […]

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Rwanda..A successful story!

We are super-happy that Dr.Jim Sherry, global health leader, has joined CUNY SPH recently..Welcome!! I have been visiting Boston Global health series, Columbia and NYU! : now it was pleasure to travel from washington DC to New York to attend global health event in our own yard! Thanks Dean!!! At one time, Rwanda had one […]

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Four hours at National Archives museum and introduction to policy-shape-up!

Rosa Park refused to vacate  the  seat in the colored section of the bus  for the white passenger when white-section was filled, for which she was arrested later(Bus is in Henry Ford museum).  We can imagine how much America has traveled since then and now it has Barack Obama who is the head of constitution. […]

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Ariong Moses is my good friend from Uganda. He is global health leader and potential leader for Uganda who would like to change global health dimensions of Uganda in positive ways!! Here is his article which he shared with me last week. The Ebola Epidemic has claimed over 4,500 deaths since it began around January […]

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APHA epidemiology Newsletter 2014

  Authors: Wendy Huebner , Asif Patel,  Andrea Polk-Stephenson , Howell Sasser  and Erica E. Smith From the Chair: Ebola—The New Normal
From the Secretary: Leading by Example—The Importance of Risk Communication
Fall 2014 Update in Epidemiology Education
Polio Eradication: Progress and Challenges
One of the Greats: A Tribute to Mervyn Susser From the Chair: Ebola: The New Normal […]

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One of the brightest and highly accomplished epidemiology era of this century ends with the passing of  Dr.Mervyn Susser….. We all will miss you, but will find you in public health/epidemiology books!!! RIP. Journey of Dr. Susser was full of zeal, passion and enthusiasm to work for the betterment of community health. Since Epidemiology gives the […]

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Various studies have found that community participation is vital for sustenance of public health programs. Recent rapid outbreak of Ebola have further highlighted the need of educating affected communities regarding basic prevention modalities as it timely prevention can reduce morbidities and mortalities. During the early outbreak of HIV it is was rumored among Indians that […]

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Ebola outbreak

Ongoing ebola outbreak in West African countries has created public health emergency all over the world. What makes Ebola infection dreadful is that its case fatality rate is very high (50-90%), there is no specific treatment for it and vaccine for infection is still a distant dream. Fortunately, it doesn’t spread by air droplets. I am […]

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Leiner Health Products

In 2002, because of short supply  of raw material required for the pharmaceutical company, Leiner Health product declared itself as bankrupted.  In 2006,  A flash fire resulted in loss of estimated one million dollar. Despite these shocks company maintained its spirit high. Efficient dispensing and pricing of drugs is important in all pharmaceutical companies. Here […]

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