Centers for Occupational Health Mount Sinai Selikoff Receives New Funding Totaling Over $12 Million

Centers for Occupational Health Mount Sinai Selikoff Receives New Funding Totaling Over $12 Million

Mount Sinai Selicoffs for Occupational health received over $12 million under two new five year contracts from the NYS Department of Health’s Occupational health Clinic Network. This funding will provide specialized care and preventative services to injured and ill workers in both the City of New York (NYS) at $1,341.000 per year and the City…

St. Louis City And County Health Departments Issue Public Health Advisory Over STIs

St. Louis City And County Health Departments Issue Public Health Advisory Over STIs

Leaders are concerned women who are not receiving pre-natal care are passing on the sexually transmitted illnesses to their newborns. Health leaders in both St. Louis and St. Louis County are sounding the alarm. They’re seeing growing cases of sexually transmitted illnesses and they’re afraid it’s having an impact on newborns. officials say there’s work to…

NSC Statement on Biden Administration Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence

NSC Statement on Biden Administration Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence

Earlier this week, President Biden issued a landmark Executive Order to establish new standards for artificial intelligence (AI) safety and security with the goal of ensuring the U.S. leads the way in seizing the promise and managing the risks of AI. The Executive Order also aims to protect privacy, advance equity and civil rights, stand up for…

In Nigeria FG Expresses Commitment to Hepatitis Elimination

In Nigeria FG Expresses Commitment to Hepatitis Elimination

The federal administration has declared its intention to eradicate and control the spread of hepatitis in Nigeria. Hepatitis remains a major public health concern, with millions of people around the world suffering from chronic infections. “Putting Africa on track towards viral hepatitis elimination” is one of the key objectives of the Federal Ministry of health…

HSE to Visit Farms as Part of National Inspection Campaign

HSE to Visit Farms as Part of National Inspection Campaign

Farmers are being reminded they must change their attitude towards safety as Britain’s workplace regulator readies itself for a wave of inspections in the coming months. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will visit farms across England, Scotland and Wales as part of a push to change the culture in the industry and…

WHO Calls for Immediate Release, Access to, and Medical Support for Hostages Taken by Hamas

WHO Calls for Immediate Release, Access to, and Medical Support for Hostages Taken by Hamas

Gravely concerned by the humanitarian and health situation facing approximately 200 people, including health workers and up to 30 children, abducted from Israel by Hamas and other armed groups on 7 October 2023, the World Health Organization today reiterated its call for the immediate release of all the hostages, along with urgent access to each…

New infodemic management tools to support pandemic planning and preparedness for pandemic influenza and respiratory pathogen disease events

New infodemic management tools to support pandemic planning and preparedness for pandemic influenza and respiratory pathogen disease events

A new public health taxonomy for social listening on respiratory pathogens has been released alongside other useful tools for infodemic management. The public health taxonomy for social listening provides a structure allowing an analyst to align data to a search strategy to better understand how the public conversation is changing in relation to a public…

Forum Addresses Health Wellness Issues with Black women

Forum Addresses Health Wellness Issues with Black women

Forum Addresses Health Wellness Issues with Black women – Over the weekend, women of color in St. Petersburg shared their experiences with breast cancer, domestic violence and mental health. The program, called “Living Beyond Our Scars,” had speakers who had lived through some of the most challenging issues anyone could face and prevail. One woman…