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Community Gardens

Heather Kitzman-Ulrich, Jane Momoh, Ashley Martin, Mark DeHaven

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Community Gardens Introduction Community gardens have the potential to provide access to healthy and affordable foods, particularly in food de...

Community Health Assessment

Norma Kanarek

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Community Health Assessment Introduction Community health assessment began as a key job role for health administrators, was included in an ess...

Community Health Interventions

Regina A. Galer-Unti, Marlene Tappe

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Community Health InterventionsIntroductionThe term “community health intervention” refers to the community-wide approach to health behavior change. Wh...

Community Partnerships and Coalitions

Michelle C. Kegler

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Community Partnerships and Coalitions Introduction Community coalitions and partnerships are vehicles for engaging multiple sectors of a communit...

Community-Based Participatory Research

Paula L. Bush, Joshua Hamzeh, Ann C. Macaulay

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Community-Based Participatory ResearchIntroductionCommunity-based participatory research (CBPR) is an approach in which researchers undertake research...

Complexity and Systems Theory

Diane T. Finegood, Lee M. Johnston, Philippe Giabbanelli, Penny Deck, Sarah Frood, Lina Burgos-Liz, Marla Steinberg, Allan Best

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Complexity and Systems Theory Introduction Public health embraces a holistic, “cell-to-society” approach to understanding both the direct and ...

Cultural Safety

Regine Halseth, Roberta Stout, Donna Atkinson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Cultural SafetyIntroductionFirst introduced into nursing education and health care in New Zealand in 1992 by Maori scholar Irihapeti Ramsden, the conc...

Culture and Public Health

Juliet McMullin, Shraon Rushing

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Culture and Public HealthIntroductionThe concept of culture has been used as a descriptive and explanatory concept in public health efforts to underst...

Definition of Health

Lawrence W. Green

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Definition of HealthIntroductionThe definition of health has evolved with the changing conditions of societies and with the changing technologies for ...

Dental Public Health

Alyssa Hayes, Carlos Quiñonez

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Dental Public Health Introduction Within the broader landscape of dentistry, the specialty of dental public health (DPH) has generally been de...

Design and Health

Karen K. Lee

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Design and HealthIntroductionThe design of the built environment (or human-made environment) consisting of our buildings, streets, neighborhoods, and ...

Dietary Guidelines

Kathryn M. Kolasa, Katherine Rickett

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Dietary Guidelines Introduction Dietary guidelines or recommendations are suggestions to help adults and children consume foods and beverages ...

Directions in Global Public Health Graduate Education

Erica Di Ruggiero, Danielle MacPherson, Uttam Bajwa

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Directions in Global Public Health Graduate EducationIntroductionRecent decades have seen an exponential growth in global health education programs es...

Driving and Public Health

Tony Kuo

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Driving and Public HealthIntroductionDistracted driving is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as “the practice of driving a motor vehicle while ...

Ecological Approaches

Monica L. Wendel, Whitney R. Garney, Kenneth R. McLeroy

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Ecological Approaches Introduction Social ecology provides a framework for understanding how individuals and their social environments mutuall...

Enabling Factors

Gary D. Gilmore

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Enabling Factors Introduction The concept and the implementation of enabling factors emerged from the behavioral sciences. Enabling factors ar...

Environmental Health, Pediatric

Ruth Etzel

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Pediatric Environmental HealthIntroductionPediatric environmental health is the academic discipline that studies how environmental exposures in early ...

Environmental Laws

Robert Percival

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Environmental LawIntroductionConcern over the effects of pollution on public health has been a major factor shaping the development of environmental l...

Environmental Protection Agency

Mark Robson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Environmental Protection Agency Introduction The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a federal agency of the US government with the respo...

Ethics of Public Health

David Ross Buchanan

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Ethics of Public Health Introduction Discussion of the ethics of public health today emerges from the confluence of two streams of writings. A s...

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