On 18 July the VA issued a final ruling which expanded eligibility for those who may have been affected by drinking contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune. The window of eligibility has been …
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) welcomes the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) as the newest member of the TRAIN network! VHA joins 25 states and three other federal agencies [now includes Pennsylvania’s Department of Health as of this posting] that collaborate to build workforce capacity by providing training opportunities to more than 900,000 public health and healthcare professionals.
The VHA TRAIN portal launched on April 1, 2015, as a platform for sharing valuable continuing medical education to all community health providers and public health professionals, with a specific focus on Veteran-centered care. VHA TRAIN is supported by the Veterans Health Administration Employee Education System (EES), an internal education and training program office of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Continue reading
TRICARE Regional Office (TRO) North and TRO South became TRO East on July 1, 2016.
As of 18 July 2016
The author of the opinion article is referring to these reports:
- “VA Conducts Nation’s Largest Analysis of Veteran Suicide”, VA News Release, 7 July 2016. <http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2801>
- Suicide Among Veterans and Other Populations, 2001-2014. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Suicide Prevention, 3 August 2016. <http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/docs/2016suicidedatareport.pdf>
- Suicide Data Report, Department of Veterans Affairs, Mental Health Services, Suicide Prevention Program, 2012. <http://www.va.gov/opa/docs/suicide-data-report-2012-final.pdf>
As of 4 August 2016
As of 6 July 2016
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