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Healthy Public Policy

Institute of Medicine

Sections: 

500 Fifth Street NW
Washington DC 20001
Tel: (202) 334-2352
Fax: (202) 334-1412
iomwww@nas.edu

 The Institute of Medicine was established by the National Academy of Sciences in 1970 to examine policy matters pertaining to the health of the public. It has conducted a number of studies which have implications for health promotion including studies on school health, health communication, tobacco, nutrition, and, most recently, health literacy. Further information can be obtained from its website.

Risk Trade-Offs in Public Health Action: The West Nile Virus Example

Sections: 

I Introduction

II Public Health Interventions

III Public Health Laws

IV Public Protest

V Conclusion

VI References



-- Nola M. Ries, Project Manager/Research Associate, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, nries@law.ualberta.ca



This article is part of a series inspired by CPHA's 2003 conference. For more information, read our introduction to the series in the OHPE News and Summary section of OHPE 344.0 (http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=344).



If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to editor@ohpe.ca. More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in the OHPE News section of OHPE 268.0 (http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/ ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=268&startrow=1).

OHPE Looks Ahead: A Library for the Future

Sections: 

I Introduction

II "Slower/Better"

III Library Holdings

IV Conclusion

V References



--by Larry Hershfield, Manager, The Health Communication Unit, with the assistance of the OHPE Editorial and Management Team



If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to editor@ohpe.ca. More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in the OHPE News section of OHPE 268.0 (http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/ ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=268&startrow=1).

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