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Infographic: Where money is spent in health care vs. what makes us healthy

Janice Flahiff:

While I’m not sure if there is a one-to-one relationship between money spent on health care and what will result in healthier individuals…still this is a real eye-opener.

Originally posted on Between The Charts:

Read full report by BPC here

Read full article here

Via WONK blog by @ezraklein

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June 11, 2012 Posted by | health care | , , , | Leave a comment

Focus on Community Resilience

Cover: Focus on Community Resilience

A 2012 study by the RAND Corporation

Resilient communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made disasters. RAND has implemented and evaluated community resilience-building activities worldwide and identified opportunities to integrate governments with the nonprofit and for-profit sectors in public health and emergency preparedness, infrastructure protection, and development of economic recovery programs.

June 11, 2012 Posted by | Public Health | , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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