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Immigrant Populations

Hector G. Balcazar, Holly J. Mata

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Immigrant Populations Introduction The phenomenon of immigration is as old as humanity itself. Movement of people into and out of their habita...

Indigenous Peoples, Public Health and

Margo L. Greenwood, Nicole Lindsay, Regine Halseth, Hilary McGregor, Sarah de Leeuw, Deborah Keahey

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Public Health and Indigenous Peoples Introduction Indigenous peoples around the world experience a disproportionate burden of disease, mortali...

Indigenous Populations of North America, Australasia, and Circumpolar North

Kue Young

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Indigenous Populations Introduction It is estimated that worldwide there are some 370 million indigenous people in ninety countries. There is ...

Indoor Air Quality Guidelines

Hernando Perez

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Indoor Air Quality Guidelines Introduction It is well established that various air pollutants are associated with adverse health in exposed po...

Knowledge Translation and Exchange

Graham Colditz

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Knowledge Translation and Exchange Introduction “Words, whether credible or not, rarely flow automatically into action” (Lomas 1991, cited und...

Knowledge Utilization and Exchange

Erica Di Ruggiero, Sarah Viehbeck, Devon Greyson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Knowledge Utilization and Exchange Introduction Knowledge on population and public health relates to the social, cultural, economic, and envir...

Media Advocacy

Lori Dorfman, Priscilla Gonzalez

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Media Advocacy Introduction The history of public health is clear: social conditions and the physical environment are important determinants of healt...

Mental Health

Vikki Vandiver, Nikki Hozack

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Mental Health Introduction An essential starting point for understanding and describing mental health is to also understand mental illness. Essen...

Mental Health Promotion

Vikki Vandiver, Nikki Hozack

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Mental Health Promotion Introduction Increasingly, promoting mental health is seen as an integral part of public health. The promotion of mental ...

Migrant Health

Kevin Pottie, Kamila Premji

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Migrant Health Introduction Migration is a historic process that has increased dramatically in scale and scope in recent decades. There are mo...

Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention

David A. Sleet, David Viano, Ann Dellinger

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention Introduction One hundred years after the first self-propelled vehicle was invented, the world’s first recorded...

National Association of Local Boards of Health

Ned E. Baker, Marie Fallon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

National Association of Local Boards of Health Introduction In 1991, Ned Baker (Ohio) and Vaughn Upshaw (North Carolina) convened a meeting...

National Public Health Institutions

Courtenay M. Dusenbury, Jeffrey P. Koplan

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

National Public Health Institutions Introduction More than eighty-five countries around the world have established national public health inst...

Needs Assessment

Chris Lovato

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Needs Assessment Introduction At the most basic level, needs assessment is about identifying the gap between “what is” and “what should be.” The ...

Obesity Prevention

Shiriki K. Kumanyika

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Obesity Prevention Introduction Obesity reflects a physiologically harmful excess of body fat, overall or accumulated in specific parts of the...

Occupational Cancers

Andrew E. Watterson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Occupational Cancers Introduction The recognition and diagnosis of occupational cancers dates back to medieval times. Knowledge of the biologi...

Occupational Safety and Health

Arthur L. Frank

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Occupational Safety and Health Introduction Occupational safety and health is the discipline that collectively looks after the regulation, inspec...

Ottawa Charter

Evelyne de Leeuw

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Ottawa Charter Introduction The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion (see Introductory Works) is widely regarded as the visionary gospel...

Parenting and Work

Caroline J. Gatrell

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Parenting and Work Introduction Research on parenting and work developed from the 1970s onward in response to women’s increased participation ...

Parenting Skills and Capacity

Maria Isabel Loureiro, Ana Rita Goes

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Parenting Skills and Capacity Introduction Parenting has a strong impact on a child’s health and well-being. The rising incidence of developmenta...

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