In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that concluded life expectancy rates dropped in 2017. They also discuss the rise in children’s uninsured rates, and the U.S. Government climate assessment.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein talked with 2018 Model Practice Winners from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, Diana Montano and Jannet Burguete. They discussed their Model Practice Award winning submission breastfeeding baby café, which is a lactation consultation in a non-clinical setting, delivering services to the target population and to women in need with their breastfeeding concerns.
On this week’s Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the outcome of the 2018 mid-term elections and the Congressional balance of power in 2019. They also discuss public health ballot measures that were approved or rejected by voters across the country.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with newly re-elected Mayor of El Monte Andre Quintero. They discussed the Mayor’s initiatives around broadband access for his diverse city as well as making community college more affordable and accessible. They also discussed health equity in El Monte, CA and using evidence-based public health policies.