Navigation Links
National Alliance for Hispanic Health Applauds Confirmation of Dr. Regina Benjamin as the 18th Surgeon General of the United States
Date:10/30/2009

Dr. Benjamin is inspiration to girls considering health and science careers.

Nation needs voice of the Surgeon General as country responds to H1N1 and moves towards health reform.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Senate has done the right thing for the nation's health in confirming Dr. Regina Benjamin as our nation's 18th U.S. Surgeon General," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group. "As a woman in the field of health I am proud that she will become the third woman to serve as Surgeon General of the United States. She is a true inspiration to girls considering health and science careers."

Dr. Delgado said of Dr. Benjamin, "She is a talented doctor who has shown her commitment to do the best thing for her patient's health despite any challenges that may stand in the way. Dr. Benjamin is the right Surgeon General for this time in our history as we face a range of public health challenges, including the H1N1 state-of-emergency. Our nation is fortunate to have her as America's doctor as we move towards health reform. Dr. Benjamin's straightforward communication and compassion will help us all better know our options and choices on the road ahead to the best health outcomes for all."

About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the nation's foremost science-based source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation providing services to more than 15 million each year, making a daily difference in the lives of Hispanic communities and families. For more information, call the Alliance's Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-866-783-2645 or visit www.hispanichealth.org.

SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. PA Department of Health: National Delays in H1N1 Flu Vaccine Distribution Highlight Need for Continued Prevention Efforts
2. November Marks Fifth Annual National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
3. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Floridas Power of the Human Voice Campaign Wins Prestigious DMA International ECHO Gold Award
4. Resounding Health Receives Small Business Innovation Research Award from the National Institutes of Health
5. Contour Products Promotes Survey for National Respiratory Care Week, Findings Prove Benefits of Contour CPAP Pillow for Sleep Apnea Patients
6. National Family Partnership Calls on Parents to Lock Your Meds
7. MediSend International Joins the Clinton Global Initiative With the Afghanistan Health and Human Resource Initiative
8. Obama Declares Swine Flu a National Emergency
9. NAMI Calls for Increase in Funding for National Institutes of Health
10. SRI International Researcher Receives International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) Fellow Award
11. UAB creates national network to advance personalized medicine in rheumatoid arthritis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... US Sports ... Studio in Dover, NH to direct high-performance kids yoga training. ChildLight Yoga Studio is ... just one hour from Boston. , ChildLight Yoga Studio founder Lisa Flynn expresses her ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... The American public tends ... water may be safer than regular municipal or well water. The recent experience with ... Sharon Kleyne, could go a long way toward increasing public acceptance of recycled waste ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Give To Cure ... to search for and donate to Give To Cure’s campaign that is crowdfunding clinical ... lets users make and share payments through a smart device. In 2015 alone, Venmo ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Pivot Point Consulting, a ... KLAS: Software & Services for HIT Implementation Support & Staffing report with an ... vendor performance by healthcare executives, managers and clinicians representing over 4,500 hospitals and ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Georgia (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... Dr. ... to announce their 2nd Annual No Cost Dental Day to individuals in need. The ... The purpose of this No Cost Dental Day is to provide dental care to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... LONDON , Feb. 4, 2016 ... Summary Global Markets Direct,s, ,Wegener Polyangiitis - ... the Wegener Polyangiitis,s therapeutic pipeline. This report ... Wegener Polyangiitis, complete with comparative analysis at various ... action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... -- Summary Breast cancer, a malignant neoplasm, is ... cancer in women worldwide, accounting for 16% of all ... of women diagnosed with breast cancer has increased over ... has declined due to earlier diagnosis and better treatment ... the past four decades, especially with increasing usage of ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016 Frontier Pharma: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ... Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) ... of the airways and lungs. Persistent breathing difficulties ... disease one of the leading causes of morbidity ... world. COPD is linked to cumulative exposure to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: