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Family Planning Services and Birth Control

Jessica Morse, Philip D. Darney

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Family Planning Services and Birth Control Introduction Family planning services and birth control are integral to how families determine the ...

Food Safety

Mark Robson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Food Safety Introduction Food safety is a broad term that is associated with how food is grown, harvested, stored, shipped, processed, and pre...

Food Security and Food Banks

Carol Dawne Milligan

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Food Security and Food Banks Introduction Food security refers to a state in which adequate amounts of nutritious, safe, and culturally appro...

Food Systems

Jane Dixon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Food Systems Introduction The term food systems refers to the complex of institutions, actors, and actions that take place across the spheres ...

Frail Elderly

William Satariano, Marlon Maus

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Frail Elderly Introduction The frail elderly are the subject of a growing number of conferences, consensus panels, review articles, book chapt...

Functional Literacy

John P. Comings

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Functional Literacy Introduction Literacy comprises a set of skills (usually listed as phonics, decoding, fluency, vocabulary knowledge, and comprehe...

Genomics, Public Health

W. David Dotson, Muin J. Khoury

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Public Health Genomics Introduction In the wake of the Human Genome Project’s completion in 2003, the pace of biological discovery and the rate...

Geographic Information Systems

Candace I.J. Nykiforuk

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Geographic Information Systems Introduction Understanding relationships between health and environmental factors (e.g., sociodemographic, econ...

Geography and Health

Sarah Curtis

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Geography and Health Introduction Health geography considers the significance for physical and mental health of interactions between people an...

Global Health

Karen R. Siegel, KMV Narayan

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Global Health Introduction Global health is the study of population health in a global context. In today’s increasingly globalized world, the ...

Global Health Diplomacy

Ilona Kickbusch, Thorsten Behrendt

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Global Health Diplomacy Introduction Today’s debates on global health diplomacy are characterized by two major governance challenges in the gl...

Global Health Promotion

Angela Scriven

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Global Health Promotion Introduction There are a number of reasons why a global perspective and understanding relating to health promotion have b...

Guide to Community Preventive Services, The

Peter A. Briss

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

The Guide to Community Preventive Services Introduction The Guide to Community Preventive Services (or “Community Guide”) is a family of produ...

Health Administration

Julia Field Costich

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Health AdministrationIntroductionIn a public health context, the term “health administration” has connotations that vary with the health system in whi...

Health Communication

W. Douglas Evans

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Health Communication Introduction Communication and marketing are broad, interdisciplinary fields that draw from disciplines such as psych...

Health Disparities

Leandris Liburd

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Health Disparities Introduction Despite improvements in the overall health status of the US population, health disparities remain widespread a...

Health Education

Elaine Auld, Stephen F. Gambescia

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Health Education Introduction Health education is defined as “any combination of learning experiences designed to facilitate voluntary action...

Health Impact Assessment

Jason Corburn

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Health Impact Assessment Introduction Health impact assessment (HIA) is often defined as a combination of procedures, methods, and tools that ...

Health in All Policies

Louise St-Pierre

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Health in All Policies Introduction The phrase Health in All Policies (HiAP) became popular during Finland’s presidency of the European Union ...

Health in All Policies in European Countries

Tapani Melkas, Marita Sihto

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Health in All Policies in European CountriesIntroductionHealth in All Policies (HiAP) can be summarized as systematic, integrated work for health in a...

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