The public health systems readiness for emergencies

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Unformatted text preview: ation, 11 (Ronald, Time to End Obama’s High-Speed Rail Program, 2/11/2011, http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2011/02/time-to-end-obamas-costly-high-speed-rail-program , Access: 6/29/2012) AGI <<Because all of these projects—slow-speed and high-speed—would require substantial state matching funds and perpetual state operating subsidies (since no passenger rail system in the U.S. and only a handful abroad earn a profit or break even), any state accepting the money would also be accepting a significant, long-term financial liability at a time when most states are hard-pressed to meet the core responsibilities of education, law enforcement, and public health.>> Cuts in Public Health mean outbreak of disease Acheson, former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Associate Commissioner for Foods, JAN 18, 2012 (David, Food safety news, http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/01/cuts-in-public-health-preparedness-likely-tohurt-food-industry/) [Although preparedness for public health emergencies had been on an upward climb in the U.S. over the last decade, some of our most elementary capabilities are experiencing cuts in every state across the country. This...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2013 for the course PHILOSOPHY 303m taught by Professor Tye during the Fall '12 term at University of Texas.

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