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Secretary Alex Azar
Alex Azar is the 24th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (). Privacy policy:
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. is funding an additional year of vaccine manufacturing for an investigational vaccine that is proving to be a vital tool in the international response to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC.
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 20
The number of Americans misusing pain relievers dropped substantially and fewer young adults are abusing heroin and other substances, per this year's National Survey on Drug Use and Health. There is still work to do, but we're making real progress:
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HRSA Aug 20
awards nearly $107M to 1,273 -funded across the U.S. to improve overall quality, efficiency, and value of health care services → better care for patients, healthier communities & lower health care costs
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 20
We're awarding $107M to support health center quality improvement. Health centers are essential to building a healthcare system that delivers better value and puts the patient at the center, and to taking on public health challenges like and :
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 18
Earlier this month, Baxter joined 300+ businesses that have signed ’s , committing to new education and training opportunities for millions of American workers. Better jobs and opportunities means better health for Americans and our communities.
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 15
. is committed to fulfilling ’s pledge to . Recently, I joined and WH DPC Dir. Joe Grogan for a tour of the Damien Center in Indianapolis to see firsthand the amazing work they’re doing to provide prevention and treatment services.
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U.S. Surgeon General Aug 19
EVERYONE can play a role in helping prevent opioid misuse. Read & RT my postcard to know the 5⃣ things YOU can do today.
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 18
Earlier this month, Baxter joined 300+ businesses that have signed ’s , committing to new education and training opportunities for millions of American workers. Better jobs and opportunities means better health for Americans and our communities.
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 16
President Trump has a sincere interest in issues to which is going to devote his Q2 Salary donation. Thank you for your leadership and for your generosity which will support an upcoming advisory from our .
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 15
Important public health victory for patients: approved new treatment for TB, using 21st century pathways, that also represents another key advance in addressing treatment-resistant infections:
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 15
. is committed to fulfilling ’s pledge to . Recently, I joined and WH DPC Dir. Joe Grogan for a tour of the Damien Center in Indianapolis to see firsthand the amazing work they’re doing to provide prevention and treatment services.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless Aug 15
While most people assume in this day and age that the harms of cigarette smoking are well understood by the public, this is not true. In fact, a substantial fraction of youth and adult smokers, as well as nonsmokers, are surprisingly unaware of many of the risks of smoking.
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HRSA Aug 14
released opportunities of ~$55M to help end the epidemic, ↓ new infections in the United States to <3,000 per year by 2030 thru the HIV/AIDS Program .
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 13
Good tips from on staying healthy when heading back to school. And that includes making sure everyone in your family is up to date on their vaccines – a safe and effective way to protect you, your family, and your community.
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 12
Today announced that John O'Brien will soon be departing as Senior Advisor for Drug Pricing Reform. John was key in crafting and executing on our drug pricing blueprint, and we are excited to have John Brooks continue this great work.
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 12
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In addition to more affordable options, focusing on personalized approach to healthcare w/ better value, greater transparency, more coordinated care, & is tackling key public health challenges like HIV epidemic, opioid crisis, maternal health, rural health, kidney disease.
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 12
ACA enrollment is less than 1/2 what was promised when law passed; coverage remains unaffordable for too many. Americans deserve better. That's why is delivering patient-centered policies w/ affordability you need, options & control you want, & quality you deserve.
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 12
All Americans deserve access to care. Healthcare access is a challenge for many Americans in . The Trump administration is helping to protect access to care in through fairer payment policies for .
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Vice President Mike Pence Aug 9
Yesterday, I was proud to stand with & to announce that will provide $400M in additional grants to fight the opioid crisis sweeping our nation. We are with you & will continue to fight for you as we bring this epidemic to an end once & for all!
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HRSA Aug 9
ICYMI awarded >$200M to 1,208 to increase access to integrated health services, inc. treatment of conditions, & use disorders.
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