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Notre Dame Students Seek Next Generation Global Health Careers

February 09, 2016 | Bob Leone

Bob Leone, Senior Advisor for Outreach and Communications at PHI's Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II), reflects how GHFP-II helps prepare their fellows for the global health workforce, beyond just the necessary technical skills. 

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Press Releases

Annual Report Again Gives CA Elected Officials a ‘Needs Improvement’ Grade on Food and Farm Policy

November 19, 2015

A report released this week by the California Food Policy Council (CAFPC) and Roots of Change reveals the 2015 food and farm policy votes of California’s 120 elected state legislators. The 2015 CAFPC Report on Legislation Related to Food and Farming illustrates how despite some progress on food and agriculture issues, the California Legislature continues to miss most opportunities to pass bills that will actually have the greatest impact on the people most harmed by the challenges connected to California’s food and farming system.  more

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Statement on the Public Health Response to the Zika Virus

February 02, 2016

We must continue to build a robust public health infrastructure and deepen our funding for public health work in order to prepare for, respond to and prevent emerging diseases like Zika. We do not yet understand the full scope and impact of Zika--nor are we as prepared as we could be for the next threat.  more

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Announcements & Events

#NetworkCommons: Social Impact Investing for Better Health

February 04, 2016

How are Community Development Financial Institutions and impact investors working across sectors to invest in health? How can you leverage new financial mechanisms to support your neighborhood-level work? Learn from four community investment experts in the next #NetworkCommons, hosted by PHI's Build Healthy Places Network on February 25th.  more

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PHI in the News

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3 steps to helping your community build a healthier workforce

February 12, 2016 | PDF | Scott Peterson | The Business Journals

A brief produced by PHI called "Prevention Means Business" is featured in this article in The Business Journals on workplace wellness programs as a strategy to control a business' healthcare spending. As much as 50 percent of company profits go toward direct and indirect healthcare costs for employees, according to the brief.  more

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