CDFI Fund: Notice of Funds Availability Inviting Applications for Financial Assistance Awards or Technical Assistance Grants Under the Community Development Financial Institutions Program Fiscal Year 2020 Funding Round
The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund announces the availability of awards up to $1 million for Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) serving rural and urban low-income populations in order to build their financial capacity to lend to eligible markets, as well as technical assistance grants up to $125,000 to build their service capacity or create a CDFI. Applications for financial and technical assistance are due April 21, 2020. Includes information on funding amounts allocated for small and/or emerging CDFIs, persistent poverty counties, the Healthy Food Financing Initiative...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CDFI Fund: Notice of Funds Availability Inviting Applications for Financial Assistance Awards or Technical Assistance Grants Under the Native American CDFI Assistance Fiscal Year 2020 Funding Round
The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund announces the availability of financial assistance awards up to $1 million for Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) serving Native American areas or populations to build their financial capacity to lend to eligible markets, as well as technical assistance grants up to $150,000 to create a CDFI serving Native Communities or to build their capacity to serve those markets. Applications for financial and technical assistance are due April 21, 2020. Includes information on funding amounts allocated for persistent poverty counties, the Healthy...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Research Improves Tele-Eye Screening for Veterans
Highlights the U.S. Department of Affairs' (VA) Technology-based Eye Care Services (TECS) program that provides remote eye screening services to veterans in rural areas. Established in 2015, the program now serves at 22 VA facilities. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 21, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Longitudinal trajectories of physical intimate partner violence among adolescent girls in rural South Africa: findings from HPTN 068 - DeLong SM, Powers KA, Pence BW, Maman S, Dunkle KL, Selin A, Twine R, Wagner RG, G ómez-Olivé FX, Macphail C, Kahn K, Pettifor A.
PURPOSE: Little is known about temporal patterns of physical intimate partner violence (PIPV) among South African adolescent girls. We sought to identify and describe PIPV risk trajectories and related correlates in this population. METHODS: Our an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Research on the current situation of road traffic use and related dangerous behaviors of road users in three rural areas of Guizhou - Wanbao Y, Rui MJ, Wenjing H, Jie Z.
OBJECTIVE To understand the road traffic usage and user-related dangerous behaviors in the three places of Songlin Village, Guiyang City, Bandang Town, and Ge'aohe Town, Anshun City, and provide reference for improving local traffic services and injury pre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Developmental Disability Diagnosis More Likely in Rural Children
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 -- Children living in rural areas are more likely to be diagnosed with a developmental disability compared with those living in urban areas, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in National Health Statistics Reports,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ghana: Don't Allow Health Facilities in Tain District to Lie Idle
[Ghanaian Times] One of the biggest challenges confronting the health sector is the refusal of health personnel to accept postings to rural areas of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

VA: Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting
Announces a public meeting of the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee on April 15-16, 2020. Agenda items include updates from VA leadership, the Director of the Office of Rural Health, and Committee Chairman, as well as presentations on general healthcare access. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 20, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

RHS: Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant for Fiscal Year 2020
USDA's Rural Housing Service (RHS) is accepting applications for the 2020 Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) Grant program. The funding supports organizations that will provide technical assistance and training regarding the essential community facilities programs. Electronic submissions are due April 30, 2020 and mail submissions must be received by May 5, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 20, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

RHS: Announcement of the Availability of Disaster Relief Act 2019 Grant Funds for the Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant
USDA's Rural Housing Service has made $7.5 million available in the form of supplemental grants to existing eligible Community Facilities Grantees for expenses related to Hurricanes Michael and Florence and wildfires occurring in calendar year 2018, tornadoes and floods occurring in calendar year 2019, and other natural disasters. Applications are due in Grants.gov by April 30, 2020, or by mail on May 5, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 20, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Rural Healthcare Demand May Require New Roles for Nurses, Paramedics, Expert Says
With limited medical personnel and a projected increase in the healthcare needs of rural areas, the roles of paramedics and nurses are expected to expand. Discusses how telehealth will help emergency medical providers to advance their career and describes a need for additional training for all healthcare professionals. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 20, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

NASA Should Research Effects of Increased Drone Traffic on Privacy, the Environment, and Cybersecurity
NASA should collaborate with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), industry, and academia to research the full effects that increased unpiloted air vehicle traffic would have on society, including ramifications to for sound, privacy, environmental matters, and cybersecurity, says a new report. The increasingly common use of electric and hybrid aircraft for urban, suburban, and rural operations— referred to as advanced aerial mobility— promises to change the way that people and cargo are moved.Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

U.S. President ’s Global Gag Rule is Having Negative Impact on the Health of Malawians: Report
A Malawian nurse at a training session. A report looking into the discontinuation of U.S. global health assistance to foreign non-governmental facilities providing abortion or abortion-related services, says that the ban is affecting the population in Malawi. Credit:Claire Ngozo/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Feb 19 2020 (IPS) A report released last week has detailed the complex ways in which President Donald Trump’s ‘Global Gag Rule’ (GGR), that blocks U.S. global health assistance to foreign non-governmental facilities providing abortion or abortion-related services, is affecting the population in...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Gender Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse North America TerraViva United Nations Women's Health CHANGE Marie Stopes International (MSI) the Center for Health and Gender Equity Source Type: news

ZAP Surgical to Bring World-Class Brain Tumor Treatments to Rural German Hospital
Bonifatius Hospital in Lingen to Be Among the First in Europe to Offer the Latest Advances in Stereotactic Radiosurgery SAN CARLOS, Calif., Feb. 19, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ZAP Surgical Systems, Inc. today announced an agreeme... Devices, Oncology, Neurosurgery ZAP Surgical Systems, ZAP-X, stereotactic, radiosurgery, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Analysis of speed on rural state roads - valley routes - Tubi ć V, Božić D, Stepanović N.
Speed, as one of the basic parameters of the traffic flow, has a great importance in terms of efficiency (level of service, travel time) and safety (number of traffic accidents, consequences and risk of accident occurrence). Speed management includes a ser... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

FCC: Rule Implementing Kari's Law and RAY BAUM'S Act; Inquiry Concerning 911 Access, Routing, and Location in Enterprise Communications Systems; Amending the Definition of Interconnected VoIP Service; Corrections
The Federal Communications Commission has released corrections to theDecember 5, 2019 notice regarding the implementation of Kari's Law, which makes changes to ensure that people who call 911 from multi-line telephone systems can be located quickly by first responders, and Ray Baum's Act, which requires the FCC to conduct rulemaking proceedings to consider adopting rules that would guarantee that a "dispatchable location" is conveyed in 911 calls. The updates are effective on February 19, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 19, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services extending the comment period on the potential expansion of the Repetitive, Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport (RSNAT) Prior Authorization model to a national program. Comments on the proposal are now due by March 20, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 19, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Study: Rural Children Are More Likely to Have a Developmental Disability
Summarizes a study that showed a higher rate of developmental disability for children in rural areas than those in urban areas. Discusses how rural areas have less access to a variety of healthcare providers, such as behavioral health professionals, which could factor in to the disparity in developmental issues. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 19, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Shotguns Often Play Tragic Role in Rural Teens' Suicides: Study
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Could stricter safety rules for rifles and shotguns help prevent suicide? Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore analyzed nearly 4,000 firearm suicides and found that long guns, not handguns, are more often the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rural Albertans use ERs more than those in Edmonton and Calgary, review shows
Rural Albertans visit hospital emergency rooms for less urgent or non-urgent issues far more often than their urban counterparts, a review of government review of Alberta Health Services says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Mass grave shows how Black Death devastated the countryside
Grave in Lincolnshire dates to medieval pandemic of 1348 and reveals rural plague catastropheA mass grave containing the remains of dozens of victims of theBlack Death offers chilling new evidence of the speed and scale of the devastation the plague brought to rural England, according to archaeologists.The grave, discovered in a remote corner of rural Lincolnshire, has been dated to the 14th century, almost certainly to theearliest and deadliest medieval outbreak of the disease in 1348-9.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Esther Addley Tags: Bubonic plague Archaeology Rural affairs History of science Heritage Society UK news Source Type: news

Ghana: 4 Fully Equipped Clinics in Bono Left to Rot ... As Health Workers Refuse to Accept Postings
[Ghanaian Times] Nsawkaw -The refusal of health personnel to accept postings to rural areas is complicating healthcare delivery in the Tain District and other areas in the Bono Region as a number of completed health facilities have been left unused. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Comparing suicide attempters with and without mental disorders: a study of young adults in rural China - Li N, Zhang J, Wang H, Yang F.
Over 90% of suicides in the West could be diagnosed with mental disorders, while only 50-70% of Chinese suicides had mental disorders. Using data from a case-control study on suicide attempt, we aimed to compare characteristics and risk factors between sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rural and Agricultural Issues Source Type: news

Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: a community survey - Bhatta S, Mytton JA, Deave T.
BACKGROUND: Unintentional injuries in and around the home are important causes of preventable death and disability among young children globally. In Nepal, there is a lack of data regarding home injuries and home hazards to guide the development of effecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

HHS: Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request
Notice from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking public comment and burden estimates by March 19, 2020 on a revision to the Project Abstract Summary which is used by applicants to provide a summary of grant projects and objectives as part of the federal grant proposal process. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 18, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking comment on a new computer matching program between CMS and the Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Services (IRS) entitled "Verification of Household Income and Family Size for Insurance Affordability Programs and Exemptions." The program allows CMS and the IRS to use data to determine an individual's health plan eligibility through a federal or state-based health insurance exchange and for insurance affordability programs and certificates of exemption, and to make eligibility redeterminations and renewals, including appeal determin...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 18, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Joint Commission for Continued Approval of Its Hospital Accreditation Program
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announces the receipt of an application from The Joint Commission (TJC) for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for hospital that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Comments on the applications are due by March 19, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 18, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program; Medicare Secondary Payer and Certain Civil Money Penalties
Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) setting rules for when and how CMS must calculate and impose civil money penalties when entities responsible for reporting for group health plans and non-group health plans fail to meet their Medicare Secondary Payer reporting obligations. Comments on the proposed rule are due by April 20, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 18, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Contract Year 2021 and 2022 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage Program, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program, Medicaid Program, Medicare Cost Plan Program, and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revising regulations for Medicare Advantage (Part C), Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D), Medicaid, Medicare Cost Plan, and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. Changes are intended to reduce "red tape" to allow providers adequate time for patient care. Includes rural implications throughout, including those impacting Medicare Advantage and Cost Plan Network adequacy and Part D pharmacy performance measures, among other things. Comments on the proposed changes are due by April 6, 2020. (Source: Federal Register update...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 18, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

FP Delivers Essential, Full-scope Care for Rural Community
Family physician Zita Magloire, M.D., delivered nearly 90 babies in her small community last year and is determined to show medical students and residents that they can incorporate obstetrics in their practices, too. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 17, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tackling Climate Change and Preserving the Water Body: A Bangladeshi Perspective
A child wades through water on her way to school in Kurigram district of northern Bangladesh during floods in August 2016. Credit: UNICEF/AkashBy Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Feb 17 2020 (IPS) For any riverine country, the state of the water body around big cities and conditions of major rivers hold a leadership position in the overall climate effects and how the water body is protected and preserved impacts the entire economy and living standards of that country. Bangladesh is renowned for the geomorphic features that include massive rivers flowing throughout the country. Within the border of Bangladesh lie the bottom reaches of...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Malawi: Survey Reveals Myriad Challenges in Oral and Dental Health Sector
[Nyasa Times] A latest survey on oral and dental health situation services in Malawi has revealed that oral and dental health problems pose as a major public health concern in the country with prevalence in the urban being the same as in rural areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

After A Rise in Mothers Dying in Childbirth, Texas Came Up with a Plan. Here's How It's Going.
Highlights the Texas AIM program, implemented at hospitals across the state to standardize maternal healthcare and address medical complications during child birth. The program includes a set of protocols for hospitals to follow, increases communication between hospitals, and created a central location for data on health outcomes for women and babies. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 17, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

5 Years After Indiana's Historic HIV Outbreak, Many Rural Places Remain at Risk
Details the HIV outbreak in rural Indiana from five years ago, describing the efforts the county took to recover, including opening a syringe exchange program as part of a one-stop community resource center. Discusses how syringe exchange programs would help rural counties avoid an HIV outbreak, but some states are reluctant. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 16, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Identifying candidate locations for safety improvements on low-volume rural roads: the Oregon experience - Al-Kaisy A, Ewan L, Hossain F.
Low-volume roads constitute a significant proportion of the roadway network in rural areas, but they are usually associated with sparse crash data. This makes it impractical to rely on crash history alone to identify candidate locations for more detailed s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Rural track paths on low-volume roads in Austria - Haslehner W.
The rural road network in Austria consists of all roads that are neither federal nor provincial roads and serve the purpose of enabling access to the rural area. This low-volume road network includes all municipal roads, farm roads, and forest roads. The t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Prevalence of parent reported health conditions among 0- to 17-year-olds in rural United States: National Survey of Children's Health, 2016-2017 - Kenney MK, Chanlongbutra A.
This study's purpose was to determine the prevalence of physical, mental, and developmental health conditions among US children and assess the association with urban versus rural residence. METHODS: Bivariate/multivariable analyses were co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: First Lady Lights Up Health Institutions
[The Herald] First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa, who is the country's Health Ambassador, is championing the cause of rural women to access better medical services through partnerships and synergies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vietnam quarantines rural community of 10,000 because of coronavirus
Vietnam has quarantined a community of 10,000 people near the capital, Hanoi, for 20 days because of fears the coronavirus could spread there, two local officials told Reuters on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

RBS: Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Inviting Applications for the Rural Business Development Grant Program To Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service invites applications for the Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation (RT) systems grants to provide technical assistance and training to rural communities and Federally Recognized Native American Tribes (FRNAT) to help them improve their passenger transportation services and facilities. The application deadline is May 14, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 14, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: Changes to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Revisions of Organ Procurement Organizations Conditions of Coverage; Prior Authorization Process and Requirements for Certain Covered Outpatient Department Services; Potential Changes to the Laboratory Date of Service Policy; Changes to Grandfathered Children's Hospitals-Within-Hospitals; Notice of Closure of Two Teaching Hospitals and Opportunity To Apply for Available Slots; Correcting Amendment
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is correcting errors found in theNovember 12, 2019 issue of the Federal Register. The correction is effective February 14, 2020 and is applicable beginning January 1, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 14, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CDC: Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the 2020 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the launch of the 2020 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge, which seeks to prevent a million strokes and heart attacks by 2022. Million Hearts recognizes health systems, clinicians, and clinical practices that have significantly impacted hypertension control rates. Applications will be accepted February 21 through April 6, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 14, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Study: Longer Ambulance Drives as Hospitals Close in Rural Communities
Summarizes a study that identified an increase in EMS transport times when a local hospital closes. Rural residents already face longer wait times than urban residents, and as more rural hospitals close, wait times become more dangerous for patients. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 14, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

MCG physicians working to improve emergency care in rural Georgia
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Emergency medicine physicians at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are helping rural hospitals better treat patients by establishing tele-emergency departments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An Emerging Model for Community Health Worker-Based Chronic Care Management for Patients With High Health Care Costs in Rural Appalachia
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

S ão Tomé and Príncipe: Sao Tome and Principe and Ifad Partner to Improve Nutrition and Incomes in Face of Climate Change
[IFAD] The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) today announced support for a new project to increase incomes, improve food and nutrition security and build the resilience of at least 34,800 rural farmers of Sao Tome and Principe, an island country highly affected by climate change. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Youth suicide bereavement and the continuum of risk - Bartik WJ, Maple M, McKay K.
This study aimed to better understand the impact of suicide bereavement on rural young people. Method: Participants in this a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Notice of Meeting; Advisory Committee for Women's Services (ACWS)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Advisory Committee for Women's Services (ACWS) will hold a public meeting on March 17, 2020. Agenda items include a discussion on current SAMHSA strategies to address the mental health and substance use needs of women and girls, including priorities for women veterans, foster care systems of care, direction around access to behavioral health services. Registration to attend in person or online is required. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 13, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances-October Through December 2019
Quarterly listing of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) manual instructions, substantive and interpretive regulations, and Federal Register notices published from October through December 2019, including contact information for general questions or additional information about specific sections. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 13, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Smart mobility and public transport: opportunities and challenges in rural and urban areas - Porru S, Misso FE, Pani FE, Repetto C.
Demographic changes in peripheral areas are pressuring the regional public transport systems to adopt innovative strategies. The employment of internet of things (IoT) technologies has proven to be a valid response to mobility challenges in rural areas, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news