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CHAMPS: the pledge to reduce global childhood mortality
Almost 6 million children under the age of 5 die each year across the world. PHII is joining key partners to significantly reduce this number.
The Task Force vs. NCDs: Playing our part
Non-communicable diseases (NCD) are the leading causes of death globally, with mortality expected to increase by 15 percent by 2020.
Electronic health records, population health management and public health
In the midst of a culture change in American health care, information use, as opposed to information technology, lies at the center.
The business of building robust public health systems
Public health is generally not considered part of the conversation when discussing businesses.
“Infor-what-ics?”: Communications challenges of an emerging field
Even within the field of public health, defining the concept of "informatics" and its value continues to be a difficult task.
Uniting individual and community health as a single concept
Measurements of health tell us about our health status and signal the performance measurement standards needed to improve quality of care in the U.S.