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Community-based disease prevention programs are things that impact health outside of the doctor's office, such as planning communities to have sidewalks to encourage walking; keeping school athletic facilities open after normal school hours so that youth have a safe haven to engage in physical activity; making fresh fruits and vegetables easily available in communities where there are few or no supermarkets; and implementing local ordinances that prohibit smokers from lighting up in public areas, among many others.
NAVTA's commitment to provide education and support for our members aligns with Merial's goal of educating dog owners about the importance of year-round heartworm disease prevention," said Julie Legred, CVT, the executive director of NAVTA.
Contract notice: Training programme on evidence-based methods for public health/communicable disease prevention and control.
APHA helped spread the word about the importance of handwashing, preparedness and disease prevention during its first-ever Get Ready Day in Washington, D.
Environmental Protection Agency established a national network of Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research, now 11 in number.
The investigation was supported by the Beijing Centers for Disease Prevention and Control and Beijing Municipal Health Bureau.
Use of the MBTI may provide insight into disease prevention efforts regarding the impact of personality on tobacco use prevention.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans represent a statement of current federal policy on the role of dietary factors in health promotion and disease prevention.
The suggestions included spending it for a public health center and regional outpatient centers, health services for uninsured county residents, housing for the mentally ill, chronic disease prevention and tobacco education and control.
Wood, who studies the health effects of exercise and diet at Stanford University's Center for Disease Prevention, cautions that the new findings don't belittle the value of vigorous exercise.
The final section has chapters on special topics such as personal computers, the needs of special student populations, the aging, health promotion and disease prevention in allied health, the role of professional associations, international allied health education, and AIDS.
WHAT: The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), The European Commission, and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe have come together to convene the world's most renowned scientists, health care workers and leaders in emerging infectious diseases at the International Meeting on Emerging Disease and Surveillance (IMED) 2007 to address the threats of pandemic influenza and bioterrorism, as well as some of the most important emerging disease threats.