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Signs point to imminent public health workforce exit

New studies of the public health workforce reveal signs of unprecedented change ahead. Notably, 38 percent of state public health workers plan to leave the public health workforce by 2020, either to retire or to pursue positions ...

Oct 28, 2015
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Disappointed patients in Ghana

A recent study published in PloS One reveals that the quality of healthcare by Ghanaian providers is perceived a lot better by healthcare staff as compared to their clients. For example, health workers believe they are a ...

Oct 23, 2015
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Obama says US will tackle prescription drug abuse

Traveling to a region in the throes of a drug abuse crisis, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to use his bully pulpit and federal programs to try to combat the "epidemic" of heroin use and prescription painkiller ...

Oct 21, 2015
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