0 Have your say There are not enough public health policies designed to prevent illness, a Holyrood committee has found. MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee found that the health service was over-reliant on tackling existing problems rather than preventing them from happening.Most activity focuses on treating illness at an early stage or preventing the problem becoming worse, according to a report published on Monday.The report looked at eight specific areas of preventative action, including for Type 2 diabetes, substance misuse, sexual health, detecting cancer early, neurological conditions, optometry services, sport and leisure trusts, and clean air.On Type 2 diabetes, the evidence the committee received suggested a clinical focus on preventing complications and early detection, described as secondary and tertiary prevention, to the exclusion of primary prevention.Lewis Macdonald, convener of the committee, said: “We’ve all heard the old adage … [Read more...] about Lack of public health policies designed to prevent ilness, MSP finds
Better health by design
Sunday, August 12, 2018 by: Vicki Batts Tags: alternative medicine, bad doctors, bad medicine, badhealth, badmedicine, Big Pharma, Dangerous Medicine, disease causes, harmful medicine, health freedom, natural healing, natural medicine, pharmaceutical drugs (Natural News) It’s not a secret that many pharmaceutical drugs are dangerous; the side effects listed on infomercials alone are proof of that. But how deep does the pharma conspiracy go? Perhaps mass sickness and death has been the plan all along. In a new video, The Robert Scott Bell Show explores a paper written by Green Med Info founder Sayer Ji entitled, “Has Drug-Driven Medicine Become A Form Of Human Sacrifice?” As Ji contends, modern medicine is no longer rooted in the science of healing, but rather the “art” of making more money. Medicine is a big business, but when profits are put before human life, a terrible thing happens: More and more people are dying from these so-called … [Read more...] about Is modern medicine a form of death by design?
0 Comments 10 steps men can take to better health BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Every year, in the run up to Father's Day, International Men's Health week takes place in a bid to encourage men all around the world to attend to their physical and emotional health. And for good reason. In Northern Ireland the average life expectancy for men is 78.3 years, four years less than the average life expectancy for women at 82.3 years. Those figures have been unchanged from 2012-14. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/health/10-steps-men-can-take-to-better-health-36999755.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/article36999757.ece/fb54a/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-06-12_lif_41670688_I2.JPG Email Every year, in the run up to Father's Day, International Men's Health week takes place in a bid to encourage men all around the world to attend to their physical and emotional health. And for good reason. In Northern Ireland the average life expectancy for men is 78.3 years, four years less … [Read more...] about 10 steps men can take to better health
USAID’s Strengthening Systems for Better Health Activity is a 5-year project aimed at improving health outcomes in Nepal, particularly for the most marginalized and disadvantaged groups in the country. This will be accomplished through supporting the Government of Nepal’s efforts to expand access to and use of quality maternal, newborn and child health and family planning services, with a specific focus on newborn care. Systems Strengthening for Better Health was initiated in January 2018 and will achieve three outcomes: (i) improving access to and utilization of equitable healthcare services, (ii) improving the quality of health services at facility and community levels and (iii) improving health system governance, within the context of decentralization and federalism. The project will be implemented in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, provincial and municipal governments, facility and community level … [Read more...] about Deputy Team Lead cum Community Engagement Specialist – Strengthening Systems for Better Health
Sponsored content from MD News Published 11:48 am, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Photo: San Antonio MD News Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: San Antonio MD News The Weight of Evidence: Bringing Research into Hospital Design 1 / 1 Back to Gallery When hospitals and health systems construct new facilities or renovate existing spaces, they are turning increasingly to design techniques that incorporate research on enhancing care. The resulting improvements are invaluable, particularly as healthcare quality is measured to a greater degree by outcomes and the patient experience. Architecture firm EwingCole and Clemson University recently won prestigious design awards. Below, they discuss their data-driven approaches to advancing care. Patient-centric Detail in an Ambulatory Surgery Center EwingCole won a Best of … [Read more...] about The Weight of Evidence: Bringing Research into Hospital Design