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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...

Global Health Security

Sara E. Davies, Jessica Kirk

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Global Health SecurityIntroductionGlobal (public) health security is defined by the World Health Organization as the activities required, both proacti...

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...

Health Literacy

Rima Rudd, Lindsay Schubiner

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Health Literacy Introduction Health literacy represents a new field of inquiry at the intersection of individuals’ literacy skills and health sys...

Health Literacy and Non-Communicable Diseases

Sandra Vamos, Jim Frankish

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Health Literacy and Noncommunicable Diseases Introduction Health literacy is an essential capacity for living a healthy life. Limited levels o...

Health Measurement Scales

F. Douglas Scutchfield, Alex F. Howard, Robert M. Shapiro

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Health Measurement Scales Introduction “What gets measured gets done,” as the old adage says. The measurement of health and health status is a key ...

Health Planning

F. Douglas Scutchfield, Alex F. Howard, Robert M. Shapiro

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Health Planning Introduction Health planning represents the first step in an orderly process to accomplish the things necessary to improve the he...

Health Promoting Hospitals

Christina Dietscher, Jürgen Pelikan, Hermann Schmied

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Health-Promoting Hospitals Introduction “Health Promoting Hospitals” (and health services) (HPH) is a hospital reform concept developed in Eur...

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