HSA 3111 Week Two 2010 HHS

HSA 3111 Week Two 2010 HHS - HEALTH AND HUMAN HEALTH AND...

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Unformatted text preview: HEALTH AND HUMAN HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SERVICES AN OVERVIEW AN OVERVIEW HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES THE ROOTS OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GO BACK TO THE EARLIEST DAYS OF THE NATION 1798 THE FIRST MARINE HOSPITAL, A FORERUNNER OF TODAYS PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, WAS ESTABLISHED TO CARE FOR SEAFARERS. 1862 PRESIDENT LINCOLN APPOINTED A CHEMIST, CHARLES M. WETHERILL, TO SERVE IN THE NEW DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. THIS WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE BUREAU OF CHEMISTRY, FORERUNNER TO THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. 1887 THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OPENED A ONE-ROOM LABORATORY ON STATEN ISLAND FOR RESEARCH ON DISEASE, THEREBY PLANTING THE SEED THAT WAS TO GROW INTO THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. 1906 CONGRESS PASSED THE FIRST FOOD AND DRUG ACT, AUTHORIZING THE GOVERNMENT TO MONITOR THE PURITY OF FOODS AND THE SAFETY OF MEDICINES, NOW A RESPONSIBILITY OF THE HHSS FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. 1912 PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELTS FIRST WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE URGED CREATION OF A CHILDRENS BUREAU TO COMBAT EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN. 1935 CONGRESS PASSED THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1939 RELATED FEDERAL ACTIVITIES IN THE FIELDS OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, SOCIAL INSURANCE AND HUMAN SERVICES WERE BROUGHT TOGETHER UNDER THE NEW FEDERAL SECURITY AGENCY. 1946 THE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CENTER WAS ESTABLISHED, FORERUNNER OF THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION. 1955 LICENSING OF SALK POLIO VACCINE. 1961 FIRST WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON AGING. 1962 PASSAGE OF THE MIGRANT HEALTH ACT, PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR CLINICS SERVING AGRICULTURAL WORKERS. 1964 RELEASE OF THE FIRST SURGEON GENERALS REPORT ON SMOKING AND HEALTH. 1965 THE MEDICARE AND MEDICAID PROGRAMS WERE CREATED, MAKING COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH AVAILABLE TO MILLIONS OF AMERICANS. 1965 THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT CREATED THE NUTRITIONAL AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS RUN BY HHS ADMINISTRATION ON AGING. 1966 INTERNATIONAL SMALLPOX ERADICATION PROGRAM ESTABLISHED. LED BY THE U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, THE WORLDWIDE ERADICATION OF SMALLPOX WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN 1977. 1970 CREATION OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS. 1971 NATIONAL CANCER ACT SIGNED INTO LAW. 1975 CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM ESTABLISHED. 1977 CREATION OF THE HEALTH CARE FINANCING ADMINISTRATION TO MANAGE MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SEPARATELY FROM THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION. 1980 FEDERAL FUNDING PROVIDED TO STATES FOR FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION ASSISTANCE. 1981 IDENTIFICATION OF ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME, AIDS, IN 1984,...
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course HSA 3111 taught by Professor Lytle during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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