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President Chester A. Arthur
Chester A. Arthur, America's twenty-first president, served from 1881 to 1885. Although Arthur was a Vermont-native, he exuded the presence of a New Yorker. In 1880, Arthur was elected Vice President. This is a video that explains his character and shortcomings.
BHP scraps $39 billion Potash bid
BHP Billiton drop Potash bid, revives share buyback programme; will pay $4.2 bln to investors with some analysts expecting as much as $15 bln in buybacks, dividends ahead
Treating trauma of volcano victims
Psychiatric hospitals in Central Java, Indonesia report an increase in patients following the deadly eruptions of Mount Merapi volcano.
Facebook's new messaging tool
After much speculation, social media site Facebook unveiled its new all-in-one messaging service, which combines email, text and instant messaging.
Statistical Reasoning I
Statistical Reasoning in Public Health provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning through lectures, exercises, and bulletin board discussions.
Refugee Health Care
Refugee Health Care addresses the provision of basic health requirements for refugees and the coordination of care among the agencies concerned with them.
Problem Solving for Immunization Programs
This material will cover immunization basics and survey the public health, sociological, and economic literature, identifying and analyzing common problems using a standard problem-solving approach.
Social and Behavioral Foundations of Primary Health Care
Aims at providing you with the knowledge and skills needed to diagnose (understand) community, individual, and organizational behaviors and change processes in developing countries and in cross-cultural settings as a foundation for planning culturally appropriate primary health care (PHC) in the context of the ecological model of health behavior.
Presents major nutritional problems that influence the health, survival and developmental capacity of populations in developing societies.
Confronting the Burden of Injuries
Guides students interested in working on injury control in areas with little or no tradition in injury prevention from a public health perspective.
Ethical Issues in Public Health
Focuses on ethical theory and current ethical issues in public health and health policy, including resource allocation, the use of summary measures of health, the right to health care and conflicts between autonomy and health promotion efforts.
Adolescent Health and Development
Uses lectures, readings, discussion and panels of guest speakers to explore a variety of aspects of adolescence and adolescent health.
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