S.Res.509 - A resolution recognizing the week of April 7, 2008 to April 13, 2008, as "National Public Health Week".110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 04/09/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||04/09/2008 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.Res.509 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/09/2008)
Recognizes: (1) National Public Health Week; (2) the efforts of public health professionals, first responders, states, municipalities, and local communities to incorporate measures to adapt health care systems to address impacts of climate change; and (3) the role of adaptation in preventing impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities, the potential for improvement of health status and equity through efforts to address climate change, and the need to include health policy in the development of climate responses.
Encourages: (1) further research, interdisciplinary partnership, and collaboration to understand and monitor the health impacts of climate change, for preparedness activities, and for improvement of health care infrastructure; and (2) every American to learn about the impacts of climate change on health.