Protecting and Improving the Health of New Yorkers
Dr. Antonia C. Novello, MD, MPH, DrPH, Commissioner, New York State Department of Health
Dr. Novello provides an update on the State Health Department's major health initiatives, including health insurance programs for the uninsured and initiatives to reduce the impact of breast and cervical cancer, diabetes, asthma, HIV/AIDS, West Nile virus, and tobacco use. She also provides an update on New York 's efforts to protect New Yorkers from future acts of terrorism, including bioterrorism.
Satellite broadcast originally aired January 16, 2003.