In a commentary in the journal Women’s Health Issues, a high-profile group of physicians and researchers who specialize in women’s health call on the public and providers to mobilize in defense of programs and benefits that affect women’s health. “The Risk of Remaining Silent: Addressing the Current Threats to Women’s Health,” by Claire D.
Publication Reviews Literature on Accountable Communities for Health
Jeff Levi Coauthors Health Affairs Blog on Funding for Local Public Health
The health of a community’s citizens is arguably one of its most valuable assets, argues Professor Jeff Levi in a new Health Affairs blog. He and his coauthor, Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, who most recently served as Acting Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), suggest that a system that creates and maintains each community’s health constitutes an important aspect of the infrastructure needed to support the community as a whole.