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Concerns in Workforce Development: Linking Certification and Credentialing to Outcomes
Investments in public health workforce development are based on the assumption that capacity and competencies are linked with the effectiveness and efficiency of providing essential public healthExpand
The Public Health Implications of Religious Exemptions: A Balance between Public Safety and Personal Choice, or Religion Gone Too Far?
The First Amendment of the U.S., Constitution provides that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom ofExpand
First Do No Harm: The Manipulation of Public Health for Non-Public Health Purposes and Its Legal Consequences
used to subvert the very same goals it is designed to achieve. This is what this Article refers to as using public health for non-public health purposes. The results can be, and often are, harmful toExpand
What Are the Policy Implications of Use of Epidemiological Evidence in Mass Torts and Public Health Litigation
I. Introduction A. Problems With Mass Torts Litigation II. Recent Cases Where Epidemiological Evidence Was Debated A. Vaccine Related Cases B. Non-Vaccine Related Cases III. General v. SpecificExpand
Lay Midwives and Access to Healthcare in Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. A Clash of two Cultures?
The AMA resolution was meant to relate to quality of care. The ACLU lawsuit involved alleged widespread fraud among midwives (particularly lay midwives) in the South Texas region. These two issuesExpand
Death Be Not Strange. The Montreal Convention’s Mislabeling of Human Remains as Cargo and Its Near Unbreakable Liability Limits
This article discusses Article 22 of the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air (“The Montreal Convention”) and its impact on the transportation of humanExpand