For the past 10 years, the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) has had a significant head start on a renewed national push in health care that calls for greater collaboration between public health and primary care.
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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is offering employees a new chance to be healthy and overcome a costly, chronic disease: diabetes.
They are the youngest group of people to address Georgia’s Board of Public Health –four tenth graders from Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, Ga.
The Central Georgia Medical Reserve Corps (CGMRC) has been awarded a $20,000 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Challenge Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in partnership with the Office of the Surgeon General.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) congratulates Monica Vargas, state refugee health coordinator at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), on her election to the 2014 executive leadership board of the Association of Refugee Health Co
In a move that could change the landscape of public health in Georgia, leaders at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday the decision to seek formal, national accreditation.
Fifty years ago this week, the first U.S. Surgeon General’s report linking tobacco and lung cancer was published. Since then, the U.S. and Georgia have made tremendous progress in reducing the burden of tobacco on our communities.
Nearly one in 10 Georgians lives with diabetes, and thousands more are at risk of developing the disease. While many need to learn how to live well with the disease, for others, it may be entirely preventable.
The beginning of a new year has many people hoping to make a fresh, healthy start. The Office of Worksite Wellness at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) aims to help public health employees do just that.
The fight against cervical cancer has come a long way, but too many women are still impacted by this highly preventable disease.