Data Standards Program Strategic Plan and Board
The Data Standards Strategy reinforces CDER ’s ongoing commitment to the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive data standards program that will facilitate the efficient and effective review of regulatory submissions. This helps bring safe and effective products to market. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 14, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - Associate Editor
Specifications: Full Time, permanentSalary: c. £40,000 FTE per annumLocation: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 02 March 2020 (12 Midnight GMT)Cochrane is seeking to appoint two full-time Associate Editors to increase the support for producing high quality reviews across its eight thematic Cochrane Review Group (CRG) Networks. The eight Networks of CRGs support the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers.The Networks are made up of between 5 and 9 CRGs, covering the areas of:Abdomen and Endocrine;Acute and Emerge...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 11, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Recent advances in addressing tuberculosis give hope for future
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) In September 2018, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases issued its Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis Research, which outlined research priorities to reduce and ultimately end the burden of tuberculosis (TB). Now, a new 'Perspective' in The Journal of Infectious Diseases by NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., and other Institute officials summarizes recent progress in improved TB diagnostics, therapeutic regimens and prevention approaches that made 2019 a 'banner year' for TB research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

NIDDK Recent Advances & Emerging Opportunities
This compendium highlights examples of the many research advances and discoveries published by NIDDK-funded scientists and their colleagues. (Source: NIDDK Strategic Plans and Reports)
Source: NIDDK Strategic Plans and Reports - January 30, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Liberia: National Aids Commission Solicits Partners' Inputs to Develop HIV Strategic Plan
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National AIDS Commission of Liberia (NAC) has concluded a two-day national stakeholders' meeting to solicit the inputs of civil society organizations and development partners for the development of Liberia's new HIV and AIDS National Strategic Plan II (NSP II). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mobility as a service policy planning, deployments and trials in Taiwan - Chang SKJ, Chen HY, Chen HC.
This paper presents planning, design, development policy and trials of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in Taiwan. First, strategic planning on MaaS was conducted for the development of national policy on MaaS while a dynamic travel information system has been... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group, Inc. Announces New Advisory...
The Advisory Board will contribute to the company’s current strategic plans and identify means to capitalize on future growth opportunities(PRWeb January 16, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/e_m_m_a_international_consulting_group_inc_announces_new_advisory_board/prweb16842218.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Greater Cincinnati hospital lays off dozens, reduces hours for other workers
Highpoint Health disclosed this afternoon that a declining patient base prompted the Lawrenceburg-based hospital to lay off 31 employees and reduce the hours of 50 other workers, 23 of whom will move to part time. Known as Dearborn County Hospital before changing the name in 2018 as part of a strategic plan, Highpoint had 868 workers before the layoffs implemented this week. The medical staff has been about 170 in recent years, but Highpoint didn’t note whether doctors or nurses were affected… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Greater Cincinnati hospital lays off dozens, reduces hours for other workers
Highpoint Health disclosed this afternoon that a declining patient base prompted the Lawrenceburg-based hospital to lay off 31 employees and reduce the hours of 50 other workers, 23 of whom will move to part time. Known as Dearborn County Hospital before changing the name in 2018 as part of a strategic plan, Highpoint had 868 workers before the layoffs implemented this week. The medical staff has been about 170 in recent years, but Highpoint didn’t note whether doctors or nurses were affected… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Draft Federal Health IT Strategic Plan Supports Patient Access to Their Own Health Information
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, which outlines federal health information technology goals regarding patients' access to their health information. HHS is requesting public comments to be submitted by March 18, 2020. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Catholic Health continues to build executive team
Catholic Health is continuing to fill out its executive suite, naming a new chief integration officer while searches continue for two other C-level posts. The $1.1 billion Buffalo-based health system named Rebecca McCormick-Boyle to the post, providing executive oversight for implementation of Catholic Health’s 2025 strategic plan. With nearly four decades of experience as a nurse in the U.S. Navy, she retired as a Navy Rear Admiral in 2018. A g raduate of the University at Buffalo School of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Invest in MSLs to reap bigger gains
  If authenticity, data analysis and good customer rapport are the superpowers pharma needs most today, MSLs are the superheroes most able to wield them.  As the MSL ’s role continues to evolve from a supporting to a far more strategic one, pharma companies have much to gain from getting the most from this ever more important set of colleagues. Pharma therefore needs to invest in them and build MSLs ’ skills and knowledge in new areas, helping them adapt to new ways of interacting and use new technologies that can magnify their impact, says Emma Booth, Director, Medical Capabilities, EU Medical...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

NHTSA: Federal Advisory Committee National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announces a public meeting of the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council, to be held on January 14-16, 2020. Registration and comments from those wishing to speak during the meeting are due by January 6, 2020. Agenda items include updates from officials, review and update of the Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Services (FICEMS) strategic plan, update on the CMS Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3 Model), and more. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 30, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

FDA Acts to Prevent More Drug Shortages
A new strategic plan and proposed new rule aim to prevent shortages of critical drugs and biologics. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - December 26, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Uganda: Uganda Embarks On the Second Phase of Oral Cholera Vaccination Exercise
[WHO] Zombo, 16 December 2019: - As part of its strategic plan to prevent Cholera outbreaks in the country, the Ministry of Health, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) embarked on round two of the second phase of the Integrated Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign exercise targeting over 681 270 individuals aged one year and above. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - Planning & Performance Manager
Specifications: Permanent, 80-100% Full Time Equivalent, flexible working patternsSalary: £52,000 pro rataLocation: Flexible (options include working from Cochrane ’s offices in London, UK or in Freiburg, Germany; or remotely from anywhere else)Application Closing Date: 5 January 2020 Midnight GMTThis is an exciting opportunity to improve Cochrane ’s planning and performance management capabilities as the organization completes its transformational Strategy to 2020 and enters a new strategic planning phase. The Planning& Performance Manager will hold responsibility for designing and implementing impro...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 12, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - Project Portfolio Officer
Specifications: Permanent, 80-100% Full Time Equivalent, flexible working patternsSalary: £40,000 pro rataLocation: Flexible (options include working from Cochrane ’s offices in London, UK or in Freiburg, Germany; or remotely from anywhere else)Application Closing Date: 5 January 2020 Midnight GMTThis is an exciting opportunity to improve Cochrane ’s project prioritization, planning and management capabilities as the organization completes its Strategy to 2020 and enters a new strategic planning phase.In this newly created position, you ’ll be required to establish and co-ordinate a project and port...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 12, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

NIH strategic plan details pathway to achieving Hepatitis B cure
Plan outlines efforts to intensify ongoing HBV research. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 10, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Eager Drive to End Early Pregnancies
[Daily News] RUKWA Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) has approved a 2020-25 Strategic Plan draft in concerted efforts to eliminate early pregnancies in the region come 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Zambia On the Road to Improving Health Equity Through Action On Social Determinants of Health
[WHO] The attainment of Zambia's goal of being a prosperous and middle-income country by 2030 as stipulated in its Vision 2030 is dependent on among others, a healthy and productive population. Health has therefore been prioritized as a key economic investment in the Seventh National Development Plan 2017-2021. The Ministry of Health is implementing the National Health Strategic Plan to provide equitable access to cost effective, quality health services as close to the family as possible based on the principle o (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Partners HealthCare Changing Name To Mass General Brigham
BOSTON (AP) — The largest hospital system in Massachusetts has announced a name change in connection with a five-year strategic plan. The chief executive of Partners HealthCare on Wednesday said the organization will change its name to Mass General Brigham. The name is a nod to Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Partners’ founding members and the organization’s two most notable teaching hospitals. CEO Dr. Anne Klibanski says the rebranding and strategic plan are aimed at creating a more unified health system and strengthening the system’s regional, national and in...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Business Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Mass General Brigham partners healthcare Source Type: news

PMNCH calls for action on adolescent wellbeing at the ICPD25 Summit
The Partnership for Maternal Health& Newborn Child (PMNCH) aims to ensure that women ’s, children’s and adolescents’ health and well-being remains a priority in the political agenda at the global and national level and that this is reflected in the development of the 2021-2025 Strategic Plan. Adolescent health and well-being is at the core of the PMNCH program of work where th e PMNCH Adolescent and Youth Constituency (AYC) play an important role. Building on the success of the Global Consensus on Meaningful Adolescent and Youth Engagement, PMNCH alongside several other partners, have developed a Call...
Source: WHO Maternal, Newborn and Child Health - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: child health [subject], children's health, children, young child, child Source Type: news

Salem Health's CEO on how Lean manufacturing principles have improved strategic planning and patient care
Lean manufacturing principles have influenced strategic planning and kept Salem Health nimble. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Suzanne Stevens Source Type: news

Salem Health's CEO on how Lean manufacturing principles have improved strategic planning and patient care
Lean manufacturing principles have influenced strategic planning and kept Salem Health nimble. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 15, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Suzanne Stevens Source Type: news

At GNYDM 2019: Owandy Radiology Introduces the Smallest Plate Scanner in Dentistry
 Owandy-CR2Delivers High Quality Images with Excellent Contrast; Including Digital Radiographs Taken at Low Radiation DosesMount Laurel, NJ – November 7, 2019 –Owandy Radiology Inc., aglobal leader in the manufacture of dental radiology hardware and imaging software, will be showcasing its recently-launched Owandy-CR2 intraoral imaging plate scanner during the Greater New York Dental Meeting in booth #5236.According to Owandy company spokesman Boris Loyez, “The Owandy-CR2packs an incredible amount of performance and value into its remarkably small size. Its cutting- edge reading head produces ac...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 13, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

UTSA names VP for research, economic development and knowledge enterprise
The University of Texas at San Antonio has named Bernard Arulanandam as vice president for research, economic development and knowledge enterprise. Arulanandam is tasked with shaping the university's research and commercialization operations, as well as supporting centers and institutes. He will begin his new role immediately. He will also work to more fully integrate UTSA's economic development initiatives into its knowledge enterprise to he lp the university achieve its 10-year strategic plan,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

UTSA names VP for research, economic development and knowledge enterprise
The University of Texas at San Antonio has named Bernard Arulanandam as vice president for research, economic development and knowledge enterprise. Arulanandam is tasked with shaping the university's research and commercialization operations, as well as supporting centers and institutes. He will begin his new role immediately. He will also work to more fully integrate UTSA's economic development initiatives into its knowledge enterprise to he lp the university achieve its 10-year strategic plan,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

To save rural hospitals, Georgia requires classes for CEOs
Alarmed by a rash of recent hospital closings, Georgia lawmakers are requiring rural hospital executives to receive training on subjects including financial management and strategic planning (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

To Save Rural Hospitals, Georgia Requires Classes for CEOs
Due to the wave of rural hospital closures, Georgia lawmakers now require hospital executives and board members to receive training on financial management and strategic planning. The training program wants to ensure executives understand financial reports, the healthcare industry, and the community they serve. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 13, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

South Africa: We Did the Sums On Country's Mental Health Spend. They're Not Pretty
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has taken steps towards strengthening mental health care in the last 20 years. These include reforming the Mental Health Care Act 2002 and developing a National Mental Health Policy Framework and Strategic Plan 2013-2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

McKesson Launches Strategic Planning Solution for Community-Based Oncology Customers
IRVING, Texas, Oct. 4, 2019 — A new strategic planning solution for oncology practices is now available to customers through McKesson’s Business Advisory Services, a team of experts dedicated to helping specialty practices solve financial and operational challenges through consulting, analytics and ... (Source: McKesson News)
Source: McKesson News - October 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

#ICYMI, .@US_FDA ’ s CDRH Announces the Health of Women Program Strategic Plan. Find out more and how to submit comments to the docket: https://go.usa.gov/xVsy2   #MedicalDevice #HealthofWomenpic.twitter.com/6muaR4vCMV
#ICYMI, . @US_FDA’s CDRH Announces the Health of Women Program Strategic Plan. Find out more and how to submit comments to the docket: https://go.usa.gov/xVsy2  #MedicalDevice #HealthofWomen pic.twitter.com/6muaR4vCMV (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - October 3, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Global wildlife trade across the tree of life
Wildlife trade is a multibillion dollar industry that is driving species toward extinction. Of>31,500 terrestrial bird, mammal, amphibian, and squamate reptile species, ~18% (N = 5579) are traded globally. Trade is strongly phylogenetically conserved, and the hotspots of this trade are concentrated in the biologically diverse tropics. Using different assessment approaches, we predict that, owing to their phylogenetic replacement and trait similarity to currently traded species, future trade will affect up to 3196 additional species—totaling 8775 species at risk of extinction from trade. Our assessment underscores ...
Source: ScienceNOW - October 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Scheffers, B. R., Oliveira, B. F., Lamb, I., Edwards, D. P. Tags: Ecology r-articles Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Head of Finance - Full time, Flexible location, preference for London-based
Specifications: Full Time, permanentSalary: £72,000Location: Flexible, though with a preference for London-basedApplication Closing Date: 10th October 2019 (12 Midnight GMT)Cochrane is the world ’s most respected producer of high-quality health evidence to inform decision-making by healthcare practitioners, patients and carers, researchers and policymakers. Our global independent network of over 11,000 members and 68,000 supporters analyze and summarize the best evidence from research and publish it in the Cochrane Library (www.cochranelibrary.com). Cochrane is passionate about improving health outcomes for eve...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Your input will help shape how we implement the program. Find out more about the Health of Women Program Strategic Plan and how to submit comments to the docket: https://go.usa.gov/xVpkk   #MedicalDevice #HealthofWomen
Your input will help shape how we implement the program. Find out more about the Health of Women Program Strategic Plan and how to submit comments to the docket: https://go.usa.gov/xVpkk  #MedicalDevice #HealthofWomen (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - September 23, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

This new proposed Strategic Plan will also aid in the development and implementation of health science programs, strategies and initiatives focused on women ’ s health issues across CDRH. #MedicalDevice #HealthofWomen
This new proposed Strategic Plan will also aid in the development and implementation of health science programs, strategies and initiatives focused on women’s health issues across CDRH. #MedicalDevice #HealthofWomen (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - September 23, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

@US_FDA CDRH is pleased to announce the proposed Health of Women Program Strategic Plan. https://go.usa.gov/xVpKk   #MedicalDevice #HealthofWomen
@US_FDA CDRH is pleased to announce the proposed Health of Women Program Strategic Plan. https://go.usa.gov/xVpKk  #MedicalDevice #HealthofWomen (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - September 23, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Kenya: Doctors Reject Call for Adoption of New Strategic Plan
[Nation] Doctors have threatened to reject a strategic plan set to be adopted by the Health ministry because they were not involved in its development. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Age and birth cohort-adjusted rates of suicide mortality among US male and female youths aged 10 to 19 years from 1999 to 2017 - Yu B, Chen X.
IMPORTANCE: Strategic planning to curb increasing suicide rate among US youths requires unbiased measures of suicide mortality, as the unadjusted suicide mortality rates conventionally used in describing time trends and sex patterns are confounded by the d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Soligenix Appoints Daniel P. Ring as Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Planning
Industry veteran brings extensive experience leading business development PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 16, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Soligenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company foc... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Soligenix, photodynamic therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Powerful CEO council to establish investment fund
The Louisville Healthcare CEO Council is taking major steps forward with a new strategic plan and a new chairman.   The group is made up of 10 of the area's most prominent health care CEOs. The new plan includes three main initiatives: establishing a healthcare aging innovation strategic investment fund; developing a corporate aging innovation center; and hosting a 2020 international conference on aging innov ation. Joe Steier, a member of the council and CEO of long-term-care provider Signature… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Strategic Planning for 2021-2025 Focus of September 20th Advisory Council Meeting
In this blog post Dr. Partap Khalsa announces topics to be discussed at the upcoming session of NCCIH’s National Advisory Council on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - September 12, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D. Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: Sun Secretariat Aims to Reduce Malnutrition
[Concord] Participants of the multi-sector strategic plan (MSSP) engagement to reduce malnutrition held in Port Loko town (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Patent Considerations for Connected Medical Devices
There are several reasons why medical device companies need to consider blockchain issues along with the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT will soon become a widespread technology and it will require new levels of security and integrity in a healthcare setting. Beyond the ability to track a device or ensure custody over the chain of title, all things that are easily done without blockchain, if you are working to get nearer your end-user by harnessing data, blockchain could be critical. If your strategic plan includes reconfiguring your company’s vertical integration, you will likely benefit from blockchain a...
Source: MDDI - September 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Philip Braginsky Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Five-Year Regional Strategic Plan to Strengthen Public Health Preparedness and Response – 2019–2023
Source: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. Published: 9/2019. This 35-page plan builds on and is aligned with the Global Strategic Plan to Strengthen Public Health Preparedness and Response; the World Health Organization's Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance; the Research and Development Blueprint for action to prevent epidemics; and the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework. It is also guided by regional approaches, networks, and mechanisms for health emergency preparedness and response, such as the Asia Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases, a common strategic framework for t...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

National Emergency Communications Plan: 2019
Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Published: 9/2019. The National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP), updated in 2019 in this 112-page document, is the nation ’s strategic plan to strengthen and enhance emergency communications capabilities. It navigates the complex mission of maintaining and improving emergency communications capabilities for emergency responders and serves as the nation’s roadmap to ensuring emergency communications interoperability at all levels of government. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Head of Governance & Strategy Unit - Flexible location, London based preference
Specifications: Full TimeSalary: £70,000Location: Flexible, though with a preference for London - basedApplicationClosing Date: Tuesday 17th September 2019Cochrane is the world ’s most respected producer of high-quality health evidence to inform decision-making by healthcare practitioners, patients and carers, researchers and policymakers. Our global independent network of over 11,000 members and 68,000 supporters analyze and summarize the best evidence from research and publish it in the Cochrane Library (www.cochranelibrary.com). Cochrane is passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Nigeria: African Health Ministers Outline Plans to Tackle Malnutrition, Malaria
[Premium Times] Strategic plans to reduce the double burden of malnutrition and malaria in the African region are being fashioned out at the 69th Regional Committee meeting of the World Health Organisation (WHO) holding in the Congo Republic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 23, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Strategic Plan to Reduce Malnutrition in Africa Adopted By WHO Member States
[WHO] Brazzaville, 21 August - A strategic plan to reduce the double burden of malnutrition in the African Region was adopted at the 69th Regional Committee meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the African Region today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, July 23, 2019
Discussion of whether grants should be made public.  Sponsorship spreadsheet moved to Sponsorship folder.   Governance Committee Report                             Sands, Ternullo Action-oriented, and move forward.  Reading material will be available for Board. Recommendation was to have Executive Summary. Another suggestion was to put information on Connect for all to review. Bring in outside counsel for membership structure, By-Laws, general advice. Jan motions Board to find legal counsel and find budget.  Motion carried. Discu...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - August 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Board Minutes Source Type: news