Most Hospitals Not Ready for Mass Tragedies
Based on the poll results, the ACEP is calling on federal lawmakers to take steps to help hospitals prepare for mass casualties and emergencies. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis Industry Delivers 100,000+ Jobs And Billions In Tax Revenue
Legal Cannabis Used To Be Mom and Pop Companies - Not So Much Anymore (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julie Weed, Contributor Source Type: news

Hickenlooper signs five bills designed to attack opioid-addiction crisis
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday signed into law five bipartisan bills that represent the Colorado Legislature ’s strongest attempt yet to combat the state’s growing opioid-overdose crisis. The package of laws, most of which come from an interim committee that met in 2017 to deal with a prescription-drug- and heroin-overdose scourge that killed 42,000 Americans in 2016, deal with areas ranging from limi tations on painkiller prescriptions to loan repayment for behavioral-health specialists working… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

FBI, DOJ should be criminally prosecuted, independent investigator finds
(Natural News) After skirting the law — and responsibility — for years in their attempt to undermine and bring down a duly-elected president, are Deep State operatives from the Obama era about to face a legal reckoning? The answer is yes if bombshell reports that broke late last week are correct. On Thursday investigative journalist... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON urges government to scrap damaging NHS competition rules
Commenting on the reports today (Tuesday) that the government is to review the Health and Social Care Act, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Since the Act, the NHS has been operating with one hand firmly tied behind its back. The government’s reforms have proved expensive, pointless and exposed the health service to unnecessary and avoidable strains. “It’s just such a shame it’s taken six years for the government to realise the scale of its mistake. “As an immediate fix ministers should scrap the damaging competition rules that force the NHS to sell off...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: Article Christina McAnea Health and social care act lansley reforms NHS privatisation Source Type: news

Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades
In June, a California groundskeeper will make history by taking company to trial on claims it suppressed harm of RoundupAt the age of 46, DeWayne Johnson is not ready to die. But with cancer spread through most of his body, doctors say he probably has just months to live. Now Johnson, a husband and father of three in California, hopes to survive long enough to make Monsanto take the blame for his fate.On 18 June, Johnson will become the first person to takethe global seed and chemical company to trial on allegations that it has spent decades hiding the cancer-causing dangers of its popular Roundup herbicide products &ndash...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Carey Gillam Tags: Monsanto California Business Health Cancer Environment US news Farming Agriculture Science World news Source Type: news

Legal marijuana sales expected to hit $75 billion by 2030, say analysts
(Natural News) The legalization of marijuana across the U.S. could hold many economic benefits. This is according to analysts who have studied the subject and tried to project the kind of revenue that could be at stake. Based on their estimates, the market for truly legal marijuana could be worth well over what it is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington Post, Slate and Newsweek all have actual ties to Russia... see the details
(Natural News) Since before President Donald J. Trump took office the so-called “Mainstream” media was doing its best to convict him in the court of public opinion of “colluding” with the Russians to “steal the election” from Hillary Clinton. In story after story, the legacy media published one suggestive story after another, each only alleging... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analogic ’ s BK Ultrasound launches bkSpecto urology ultrasound system
Analogic (NSDQ:ALOG) said last Friday that its BK Ultrasound biz launched the bkSpecto urology ultrasound system. The newly launched bkSpecto system is designed for clinical use and uses auto-optimization algorithms to improve processing and increase anatomical imaging detail, the Peabody, Mass.-based company said. The system uses a touch-based interface and includes tactile feedback, Analogic added. “bkSpecto brings together superior image quality and faster clinical workflows through image optimization algorithms, configurable user interface, and faster processing. Our commitment to enabling users to acquire d...
Source: Mass Device - May 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Ultrasound Analogic Source Type: news

Tampa law firm expands health care practice with a managed care legal expert from WellCare
Her experience on the regulatory side of health care started with turn as a fraud and abuse attorney in Washington, D.C., for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Frances McMorris Source Type: news

Ability to monitor driving under the influence of marijuana among non-fatal motor-vehicle crashes: an evaluation of the Colorado electronic accident reporting system - Peterson AB, Sauber-Schatz EK, Mack KA.
This study assessed Colorad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Naloxone laws facilitate the establishment of overdose education and naloxone distribution programs in the United States - Lambdin BH, Davis CS, Wheeler E, Tueller S, Kral AH.
BACKGROUND: The opioid overdose crisis in the United States continues to worsen. Opioid overdose mortality is entirely preventable with timely administration of naloxone. Since 2001, many states have passed laws to create an enabling environment for the im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A comparison of juror decision making in race-based and sexual orientation-based hate crime cases - Gamblin BW, Kehn A, Vanderzanden K, Ruthig JC, Jones KM, Long BL.
Several constructs have been identified as relevant to the juror decision-making process in hate crime cases. However, there is a lack of research on the relationships between these constructs and their variable influence across victim group. The purpose o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A review of research efforts to address the 2008 ACEP guideline for mild traumatic brain injury - Manquen J, Combs T, Mazur-Mosiewicz A, Sanders D, Schiesel M, Gordon J, Farabough M, Vassar M.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the temporal relationship between clinical practice guideline development and subsequent research performed, with the goal of providing more data on areas of sparse evidence that serve to underlie gui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Assessing the effects of information about global population growth on risk perceptions and support for mitigation and prevention strategies - Dawson IGJ.
The human population is forecast to increase by 3-4 billion people during this century and many scientists have expressed concerns that this could increase the likelihood of certain adverse events (e.g., climate change and resource shortages). Recent resea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Correlates of domestic violence perpetration reporting among recently-married men residing in slums in Pune, India - Kalokhe AS, Iyer SR, Gadhe K, Katendra T, Paranjape A, del R ío C, Stephenson R, Sahay S.
Domestic violence (DV) is prevalent in low-income and slum-dwelling communities in India. To date, the focus of DV prevention in resource-poor settings has largely been with women. We herein aim to identify correlates of DV perpetration to help inform futu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

GenerateHope: a comprehensive treatment model for sex-trafficked women - Munsey S, Miller HE, Rugg T.
GenerateHope (GH) is a San Diego-based 501c3 nonprofit organization providing fully integrated, comprehensive rehabilitation services to adult female survivors of sex trafficking. While best practices for working with survivors of sex trafficking are slowl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Is there agreement between worker self and supervisor assessment of worker safety performance? An examination in the construction industry - Xia N, Griffin MA, Wang X, Liu X, Wang D.
INTRODUCTION: Individual safety performance (behavior) critically influences safety outcomes in high-risk workplaces. Compared to the study of generic work performance on different measurements, few studies have investigated different measurements of safet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Lack of correspondence between the reactive proactive questionnaire and the impulsive premeditated aggression scale among forensic psychiatric outpatients - Smeijers D, Brugman S, von Borries K, Verkes RJ, Bulten E.
The most studied bimodal classifications of aggressive behavior are the impulsive/premeditated distinction measured with the Impulsive Premeditated Aggression Scale and the reactive/proactive distinction measured with the Reactive Proactive Questionnaire. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Mediating justice: women's perceptions of fairness in the civil protection order process - Hefner MK, Baboolal AA, Fleury-Steiner RE, Miller SL.
Mediation use has grown rapidly in the past few decades as an efficacious method of civil dispute resolution. However, early research suggests that civil mediation may cause further harm to victims of intimate partner abuse because, based on the inherent p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Public support for gun violence prevention policies among gun owners and non-gun owners in 2017 - Barry CL, Webster DW, Stone E, Crifasi CK, Vernick JS, McGinty EE.
OBJECTIVES: To compare public support for 24 different gun policies between gun owners and non-gun owners in 2017. METHODS: We fielded a national public opinion survey in January 2017 using an online panel to measure US adults' support for 24 gun p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Reducing workplace accidents through the use of leadership interventions: a quasi-experimental field study - Clarke S, Taylor I.
There is increasing evidence to suggest that leaders need to use a combination of leader behaviors to successfully improve safety, including both transformational and transactional styles, but there has been limited testing of this idea. We developed a lea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sex offender supervision: communication, training, and mutual respect are necessary for effective collaboration between probation officers and therapists - Newstrom NP, Miner M, Hoefer C, Hanson RK, Robinson BBE.
Developed with the goal of preventing recidivism, contemporary sex offender supervision models focus on collaboration between probation officers and therapists. This exploratory study used focus groups to examine the working relationships between probation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sexual and nonsexual homicide in Scotland: is there a difference? - Skott S, Beauregard E, Darjee R.
This study examines whether sexual homicide offenders differ from nonsexual homicide offen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sexual violence against women and care in the health sector in Santa Catarina - Brazil - Delziovo CR, Coelho EBS, d'Orsi E, Lindner SR.
This is a study on sexual violence against women in the Brazilian State of Santa Catarina notified to the Notifiable Diseases Information System (SINAN) in the period 20082013. It aimed to estimate pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) resul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Stalking: From "romantic pursuit" to sexual predation - Cailleau V, Harika-Germaneau G, Delbreil A, Jaafari N.
Deriving from the English verb "to stalk", stalking denotes an unwelcome, repetitive, and intrusive harassing and/or threatening behavior directed toward a specific individual, and can result in physical and/or sexual offending  - even leading to homicide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The effect of sex and perpetrator-victim relationship on perceptions of domestic homicide - Karlsson LC, Mal én T, Kaakinen JK, Antfolk J.
Previous research on how stereotypes affect perceptions of intimate partner violence and domestic homicide has found that violence committed by men is perceived as more severe and judged more harshly than violence committed by women. The present mock jury ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The validity of open-source data when assessing jail suicides - Thomas AL, Scott J, Mellow J.
This study is the first to examine whether jail suicide data obtain... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Universality and correlations in individuals wandering through an online extremist space - Cao Z, Zheng M, Vorobyeva Y, Song C, Johnson NF.
The "out of the blue" nature of recent terror attacks and the diversity of apparent motives highlight the importance of understanding the online trajectories that individuals follow prior to developing high levels of extremist support. Here we show that th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Metrics to assess injury prevention programs for young workers in high-risk occupations: a scoping review of the literature - Jennifer S, Purewal BP, Macpherson A, Pike I.
INTRODUCTION: Despite legal protections for young workers in Canada, youth aged 15-24 are at high risk of traumatic occupational injury. While many injury prevention initiatives targeting young workers exist, the challenge faced by youth advocates and empl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nox Medical touts win in ongoing patent spat with Natus Medical
Nox Medical today touted a win in an ongoing patent spat with Natus Medical (Nasdaq: BABY) over patents related to biometric connectors. The Iceland-based company said that a jury in the US District Court for the District of Delaware upheld the validity of Nox’s patent for biometric connectors it uses on its disposable RIP belts. The jury also awarded the company damages for infringement from Natus after finding that Natus willfully infringed upon one of Nox’s patents. Nox touted the win as the third against Natus in relation to the RIP belt biometric connectors, and said that it will “cont...
Source: Mass Device - May 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Patent Infringement Natus Medical Inc. noxmedical Source Type: news

Multiple Lawsuits, Multiple Deaths, $900k from Medicare
(MedPage Today) --'More than 15, less than 30'malpractice suits, he said (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Nigeria:Senate's Major Boost for Primary Health Care
[This Day] Apopular clich é has it that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation. That is to say that health is indeed wealth and it resonates that any responsible government will ensure that all necessary laws and policies are put in place towards enhancing access to healthcare by citizens. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye
A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Patients lose hip replacement court case
Judge finds disputed metal-on-metal hip replacement 'not defective' in group action at High Court. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘My hip replacement left me in constant pain'
More than 300 people have taken the manufacturers of allegedly faulty hip replacements to the High Court. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impunity Reigns as Medical Personnel and Facilities across 23 Conflict-Torn Countries Remain Under Attack
This report breaks n ew ground in bringing information providers together and demonstrating the value of collaboration.”TheSafeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, of which IntraHealth is the communications secretariat and a member,  consists of more than 35 organizations working to protect health workers and services threatened by war or civil unrest. The coalition raises awareness of global attacks on health and presses governments and United Nations agencies for greater global action to protect the security of health care.ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:Access the report hereSee an overview of the dataTake a look at t...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, March 27, 2018
Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Matthew Holt, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Parika (Pinky) Petaipimol, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods Approve minutes from last full board meeting—Janice McCallum Minutes from February 27, 2018 approved. Treasurer’s Report (financial and membership numbers)–John Grohol Danny asked about a decline in funds, which John explained was due to outlay for HIMSS travel funds that have outstanding invoices from sponsors. Related to travel funds, HIMSS Health...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, February 27, 2018
Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Dave Dolton, Peter Elias, John Grohol, Matthew Holt, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods and Vera Rulon. Approve minutes from last full board meeting—Janice McCallum Minutes from January 23, 2018 approved. Janice pointed out that with change to procedure in posting meeting minutes, we will need to move finalized minutes to a folder that is viewable by anyone.  Also need to change the link in Where to Find What at S4PM and tell Danny v Leeuwen to change link in newslet...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Nigeria:Ebola Scare - Airports On High Alert, Screen Passengers to Prevent Spread
[This Day] Abuja -Airport facilities and medical structures that served Nigeria in the aftermath of the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak are being reactivated as the country tries to be on the alert for possible reoccurrence following the confirmation of several EVD cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. THISDAY learnt at the weekend that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria had activated its Ebola preventive programme. The programme had been put in place after the late Liberian-American lawyer, Patrick Sawyer (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

BOMBSHELL: DoJ IG Horowitz found “reasonable grounds” to suspect the FBI broke laws during Hillary’s bogus email investigation
(Natural News) Investigative journalist Paul Sperry has dropped a bombshell that will no doubt reverberate through much of official Washington: Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has found “reasonable grounds” to suspect that Obama’s FBI and DoJ violated criminal statutes during the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails. On Thursday Sperry tweeted: “BREAKING: IG Horowitz has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tampa strip club king Redner's battle for homegrown marijuana heats up in state's highest court
Both sides in Tampa strip club owner Joe Redner ’s fight to grow his own marijuana to treat his late stage cancer have now filed their legal arguments with the Florida Supreme Court. Earlier this week, Redner’s legal team filed a 36-page brief arguing that he should be allowed to grow his own medicinal cannabis despite an appeals court order blocking a trial court ruling in his favor. “Contrary to the Department’s claims, the right to possess a growing plant is indeed enshrined in the constitution,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Frances McMorris Source Type: news

Tampa strip club king Redner's battle for homegrown marijuana heats up in state's highest court
Both sides in Tampa strip club owner Joe Redner ’s fight to grow his own marijuana to treat his late stage cancer have now filed their legal arguments with the Florida Supreme Court. Earlier this week, Redner’s legal team filed a 36-page brief arguing that he should be allowed to grow his own medicinal cannabis despite an appeals court order blocking a trial court ruling in his favor. “Contrary to the Department’s claims, the right to possess a growing plant is indeed enshrined in the constitution,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Frances McMorris Source Type: news

The FDA Is Continuing to Crack Down on Youth E-Cigarette Use
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ramping up its efforts to curtail youth use of e-cigarettes — and demanding answers from some of the companies that make them. The FDA on Thursday announced that official requests for information were sent to five e-cigarette manufacturers: J Well, for Bo Starter Kit; YGT Investment LLC and 7 Daze LLC, for Zoor Kit; Liquid Filling Solutions LLC, for Myle Products; and SVR Inc., for SMPO Kit. The agency is requesting information about the companies’ marketing practices, product design and consumer complaints, in an effort to understand the youth appeal of their products,...
Source: TIME: Health - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

U.S. agency rescinds order banning Louisiana distributor from opioid sales
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday reversed an order that halted a Louisiana drug wholesaler's opioid sales over allegations it failed to report suspiciously large orders by pharmacies for the narcotics, court documents showed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What Is Legal Preparedness and Why Is It Important to Tribal Nations?
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the first of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, provides an overview of legal preparedness, discusses the importance of the law to public health emergencies, and describes ways the law can enhance preparedness for Tribal Nations. Participants will learn how to define legal preparedness and its importance to public health emergencies; describe why Tribal Nations should be concerned about preparedness and how laws can enhance preparedness for Tribal Nations; and discuss two examples to highlight the importance of legal preparedness for Tribal Nat...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Jurisdictional Issues and Using the Law to Enhance Cross-Jurisdictional Collaboration
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the second of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, describes how the law can assist with collaboration and coordination for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery, as well as how intergovernmental agreements can enhance cross-jurisdictional coordination and provide the opportunity to address issues and resolve disputes in advance before a disaster or emergency occurs. It also provides recommendations to ensure successful intergovernmental agreements. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Disaster Declarations
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the third of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, reviews the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tribal Declaration Pilot Guidance, the differences between a Tribe being a sub or a direct recipient, and the process Tribal governments will use to request direct declarations, as well as the criteria FEMA will use to evaluate Tribal declaration requests. Participants will learn how to recognize the authority for Tribal declarations, and define the federal framework for emergency declarations. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Reso...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Tribal Legal Preparedness Best Practices Toolkit
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the fourth of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, provides an array of best practices shared by Tribal Nations, including audio and video recordings of Tribal public health/emergency management practitioners, so that Tribal Nations are sharing their success stories and helping other Tribes. Participants will learn to identify at least one legal best practice their Tribal Nation can implement. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Building resilience after disasters through the youth leadership program: the importance of community and academic partnerships on youth outcomes - Osofsky H, Osofsky J, Hansel T, Lawrason B, Speier A.
BACKGROUND: The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) was created as a school community-university partnership after the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. The YLP goal was to support youth and improve by engaging them in disaster recovery initiatives. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news