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  1. Nation's Public Health System Needs Bolstering

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    Tue, 16 Oct 2001

    16, 2001--Experts say our public health system is inadequate to effectively ..... organizations and universities involved in public health . Individuals testifying included representatives from the American Public Health Association, the University of

  2. NGA Center Studies Public Health Role In Homeland Security

    Online Articles

    Tue, 3 Jan 2006

    Strategies for Fully Integrating Public Health into Homeland Security, offers recommendations for integrating public health into homeland security. For the past 50 years, public health was often considered a less than

  1. Fire Service Industry News: States Look to Coordinate Homeland Security and Public Health Preparedness Efforts

    Online Articles

    Sat, 29 Dec 2012

    produce useful homeland security and public health information during a disaster ..... Improving Preparedness Through Sharing Public Health and Homeland Security Information ..... approach to sharing information among public health and homeland security agencies

  2. U.S. Declares Public Health Emergency

    Online Articles

    Sun, 26 Apr 2009

    26, 2009, US Health and Human officials declared a public health emergency. Fire and EMS providers should monitor the ..... swineflu/investigation.htm ) and consult with local public health officials for recommended changes in response practices

  3. Analysis of The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act of 2002

    Online Articles

    Tue, 4 Jun 2002

    Ambulance Association (AAA) of the recently passed Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act. The House and ..... governments over two years; $653 million for improving public health response at hospitals: $135 million in FY 2002

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Leading Public Safety Organizations Offer Unanimous Support for FCC Rule to Help Find Wireless 9-1-1 Callers

    Online Articles

    Mon, 19 May 2014

    unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support ..... Older Americans AARP Alliance for Retired Americans Public Health Alzheimer's Association American Heart Association

  5. FirstWatch to Monitor Mardi Gras and Super Bowl Crowds

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Jan 2013

    Mardi Gras and Super Bowl XLVII, public safety and public health officials are deploying FirstWatch Real-Time Situational ..... incidents. "FirstWatch will be a key component for public health and safety officials as they monitor crowds and ensure

  6. Fire Service Industry News: Making a Difference in the Counterterrorism Community

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    Fri, 3 May 2013

    fire service, intelligence, homeland security, and public health officials—are making a difference in the Counterterrorism ..... members representing law enforcement, fire services, public health , intelligence analysis, private sector, and other

  7. Study identifies WTC evacuation risk factors

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Apr 2009

    University’s Mailman School of Public Health , has identified some factors ..... surgery, the automotive industry, public health , and several federal agencies ..... directors, state EMS directors, public health officials, and EMS

  8. NFPA, Johns Hopkins to Study Teaching Children Fire Safety

    Online Articles

    Tue, 13 Oct 2009

    and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) announced a joint project titled Strengthening ..... through research, education, and service. Using a public health approach in which science informs practice, and practice