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Public health issues

Public health issues

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library of Congress. -- Congressional Research Service -- Catalogs,
  • Public health -- United States -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB.F. Mangan
    GenreBibliography
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1993, reel 6, fr. 00719
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15460835M

    Thomas, Mike. "Public Health and Contemporary Health Issues." In Key Concepts in Public Health, edited by Frances Wilson and Mzwandile Mabhala, London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n Thomas, Mike. "Public Health and Contemporary Health Issues." Key Concepts in Public Health. Eds. Frances Wilson and. Public Health: Local and Global Perspectives provides students with a comprehensive overview of Australian and international public health issues and contexts. It introduces the discipline of public health and aims to deepen students' understanding of the determinants of health, historical and theoretical perspectives of public health, current.

    This book, which targets racism directly and includes the word squarely in its title, marks an important shift in the field's antiracism struggle for racial health equity. It is intended for use in a wide range of settings including health departments, schools, and in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors where public health professionals.   Perspectives in Public Health is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed journal. It is practice orientated and features current topics and opinions; news and views on current health issues; case studies; book reviews; letters to the Editor; as well as updates on the Society's work.

    Get Books Ethical issues associated with public health and health policy--related, for example, to pandemic plans and vaccination policies (c.f. SARS or pandemic influenza), preventive measures like screening (e.g. for breast cancer or dementia) or health information campaigns, social inequalities or health care rationing--are increasing in.   Public Health Policy: Issues, Theories, and Advocacy offers students an engaging and innovative introduction to public health policy: its purpose, how it is originated, and how it is implemented. The book describes the underlying theories and frameworks as well as practical analytical tools needed for effective advocacy and : Wiley.


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Throughout the course of this book, a number of emerging and re-emerging public health issues from different countries are discussed and attempts are made to illustrate a balanced and evidence Author: Md.

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