Tag Archives: Public

Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »

Going public with sobriety

Alcoholism is hardly a rare disorder in the United States. According to recent studies, 12.7% of adult Americans currently suffer from alcohol use disorder, more commonly known as alcoholism; according to other studies, 29% will meet the criteria for an alcohol use disorder at some point during their adult lives. If you add drugs to… Read More »

Liverpool Record Office chooses Preservica for new cloud-based public archive

Liverpool Record Office will use Preservica’s cloud-hosted active digital preservation software to make its archives accessible online and protect over 800 years of Liverpool’s history Oxford UK and Boston, MA (January 15th, 2019): The Liverpool Record Office, part of Liverpool City Council’s Libraries and Information Services, has chosen Preservica’s cloud-based active digital preservation software to… Read More »

It’s time to study firearm morbidity and mortality as we do any other public health issue

Charles Nozicka, DO | Policy | January 4, 2019 Among modern industrialized nations, only the United States endures the current public health epidemic of firearm-assisted injury and death. In 2017, nearly 40,000 people were shot to death in the U.S., while proponents of the Second Amendment continue to protect it at all costs — fighting… Read More »