Advisory board aims to develop pragmatic public health policies

Marwick, Charles; Marwick, C
January 1999
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/27/99, Vol. 281 Issue 4, p312
Academic Journal
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Reports that a group of public health officials in Washington, D.C. is attempting to develop constructive policies to deal with public health issues such as sex education, drug abuse and injury control. Formation of the Public Health Policy Advisory Board by former Secretary of Health and Human Services Louis W. Sullivan; Financial support which the board has received; Issues discussed at the group's inaugural meeting.


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