On this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss a vaccine resolution passed by the Senate. They also discuss the introduction of a comprehensive House bill that would ban flavored tobacco and e-cigarettes, including menthol, as well as raise the minimum age of purchase for tobacco products to 21.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with the Executive Director of Healthcare Ready Dr. Nicolette Louissaint. They discussed how the Healthcare Ready project came about and how local health departments can utilize private partnerships in their preparedness activities. They also discussed steps in making governments and healthcare providers response ready.
In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the Public Health Preparedness Summit that took place in St. Louis, MO. They also discuss events surrounding National Public Health Week.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) Director of Government Relations Dara Lieberman. They discussed TFAH’s report “Ready or Not,” and how the report has been received. They also discussed the importance of advocacy for public health at the federal level and strategies to help public health workers tell their stories to bring attention to their work and advocate for increased public health funding.