Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Spread of Infectious Disease

IMPH has released a new policy brief, Addressing the Opioid Epidemic and Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease Through the Provision of Syringe Services Programs. This brief examines the related opioid, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C virus...
Issue Brief: A Profile of the Uninsured in South Carolina

Issue Brief: A Profile of the Uninsured in South Carolina

Most South Carolinians have health insurance coverage of some kind.  However, based on census data released in December of 2013, 16.8% of South Carolinians are not insured, which is higher than the national average of 14.8%.  The South Carolina Institute of...
The Role and Value of Portable Play Equipment in the Child Care Center

The Role and Value of Portable Play Equipment in the Child Care Center

A new report released by the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), recommends the use of cost-effective portable play equipment to increase physical...
Considering Sodium Intake Reduction Strategies in South Carolina

Considering Sodium Intake Reduction Strategies in South Carolina

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), brought together stakeholders to discuss and develop an informational brief to increase awareness about the...