‘Congratulations to Drs Premaratne and Murthi for the awarding of this prestigious scholarship. ‘We must ensure that qualified people in the public health pipeline, ‘said ASTHO President-Elect Richard A. Raymond, State Health Official in Nebraska. ‘One of the hardest challenges staa 2,001th Between 1992 and 2002 lost States nearly 20 % of their epidemiologists at the same time that the scope of of their responsibilities grew two-thirds of the state laboratories report shortages in the administration to peak capacity as anthrax in the months after the 2,001th occurred attacks handle.

The Association of State and territorial Health Officials is the national nonprofit organization, the District of the state and territorial health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories and the of Columbia. ASTHO members, the top health authorities in these countries are formulating and influencing sound public health policy and to ensuring excellence in state-based public health practice devoted.Far East show the highest growth in reporting from 24 to about 45 % fueled mainly by increases in China. But Asia is is still home to three of of the four people worldwide. Do not using of even a simple improvement latrine Over half of all people without improved sanitation to live in India and China (725 million.