New HIV and AIDS Strategy Calls Racism a Public Health Crisis

YouTube: “President Biden Delivers Remarks on World AIDS Day,” The White House. HIV.gov: “National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States 2022-2025,” “What Is Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United States?” Gregorio Millett, vice president, American Foundation for AIDS Research. amfAR: “Ending the HIV Epidemic Database.” The Lancet, Public Health: “Homelessness, unstable housing, and risk… Continue reading New HIV and AIDS Strategy Calls Racism a Public Health Crisis

Crisis Cafe: The young community serving up mental health support

Young people’s mental health has been in the spotlight during the Covid-19 pandemic and, for teenagers, the pandemic has put isolation, virus anxiety and educational pressures on top of the usual stresses. However, Newry’s Crisis Cafe is a place where young people can share their issues and support their peers – all while grabbing coffee… Continue reading Crisis Cafe: The young community serving up mental health support

CVS Health, Walmart and Walgreens Played Role in Opioid Crisis

By Robert Preidt and Robin FosterHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — CVS Health, Walmart and Walgreens contributed to opioid overdoses and deaths in two Ohio counties, a federal jury in Cleveland found Tuesday. The first jury verdict in an opioids case came in the closely watched test case and may prove encouraging… Continue reading CVS Health, Walmart and Walgreens Played Role in Opioid Crisis

Leading Through a Pandemic: The Inside Story of Humanity, Innovation, and Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Crisis

Price: (as of – Details) What was it like at the epicenter, inside the health system that cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other in the United States? Leading Through a Pandemic: The Inside Story of Lessons Learned about Innovation, Leadership, and Humanity During the COVID-19 Crisis takes listeners inside Northwell Health, New York’s… Continue reading Leading Through a Pandemic: The Inside Story of Humanity, Innovation, and Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Crisis

Social care crisis: Woman, 92, waited four months to be discharged

Dementia patient Esme Hanson was left stranded in hospital because of a lack of home care. Source link

GP appointments in Wales: People facing crisis, says watchdog

Patients are sometimes left waiting to speak to a phone operator for up to an hour. Source link

Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis for Communities of Color

“One of the things we do is help them see … that despite this situation now, you can create a vision for your future,” Davidson said. A Good Future Researchers say the promise of a good future is often overlooked in suicide prevention, perhaps because achieving it is so challenging. It… Continue reading Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis for Communities of Color

Chlorine Shortage Poses Pool Health Crisis Before July 4th

Rudy Stankowitz, residential and public pool consultant. Cara Green, assistant director, aquatic operations, University of Houston. Nick Barboza, real estate specialist, San Antonio, TX. The New York Times: “Just in Time for Pool Season: A Chlorine Shortage.” Yahoofinance.com: “Chlorine shortage stands to wreak havoc on summer pool season: Goldman Sachs.” IbisWorld.com: “Swimming Pool Construction… Continue reading Chlorine Shortage Poses Pool Health Crisis Before July 4th

India's Covid crisis hits Covax vaccine-sharing scheme

The largest single supplier to the international Covax scheme has made no shipments since March. Source link

India's Covid crisis: Rural hospitals unable to cope as virus spreads

As people move from lockdowns in India’s big cities to rural areas, Covid-19 continues to spread. But rundown local hospitals and health centres are unable to cope with a crisis that they were never equipped for. BBC India correspondent Yogita Limaye has been inside one to uncover the conditions that patients are facing. Source link