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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 TODAY’S 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 HHS’S FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. ❂ 1912 ❂ PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S FIRST WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE URGED CREATION OF A CHILDREN’S 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 GENERAL’S 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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