UW Experts Explain Why Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Armed Conflict is a Public Health Problem

The Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022 created a largescale humanitarian crisis that is intensifying as the conflict persists. Millions of Ukrainians, mostly women and children, have fled the country in what the United Nations calls the fastest-growing refugee crisis in Europe since World War II. Tens of thousands of people still in the country are finding themselves without access to food, water, power, or heat.

HS NewsBeat: Labor Unions are Boons for Community Health, Study Finds

Positive influence extends beyond members, Public Health researchers say

Labor unions, whose numbers are at historic lows in the United States, help to build a culture of health in the workplace and beyond, according to a report from the University of Washington School of Public Health. The study was co-authored by Associate Professor Amy Hagopian.

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