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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...

Health Promotion

Lawrence W. Green

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Health Promotion Introduction While the scope and definition of health promotion continues to evolve, international consensus has settled on some...

Health Promotion Foundations

May Myat Cho

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Health Promotion FoundationsIntroductionWith the emerging global health priorities in the early 21st century, health promotion increasingly has become...

Health Promotion Workforce Capacity

Barbara Battel-Kirk, Colette Dempsey, Margaret M. Barry

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Health Promotion Workforce CapacityBarbara Battel-Kirk, Colette Dempsey, and Margaret M. Barry updated this article on 28 March 2018. It was originall...

Health Promotion Workforce Capacity

Margaret M. Barry, Barbara Battel-Kirk, Colette Dempsey

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Health Promotion Workforce CapacityThis article was revised by Barbara Battel-Kirk, Colette Dempsey, and Margaret M. Barry on 28 March 2018. The revis...

Health Systems of Low and Middle-Income Countries, The

Anne Mills

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

The Health Systems of Low- and Middle-Income CountriesIntroduction“Health system” is a term generally considered to be relatively recent. It is define...

Healthy People Initiative

Graham Colditz, Carolyn R. T. Stoll

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Healthy People Initiative Introduction The Healthy People initiative is a program of national health objectives set by the US Department of He...

Healthy Public Policy

Patrick Harris, Marilyn Wise

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Healthy Public PolicyIntroductionHealthy public policy (HPP) became an important idea in the 1980s. The concept can be traced primarily to Nancy Milio...

Hepatitis C

Benjamin Maasoumy, Markus Cornberg

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Hepatitis C Introduction The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an uncoated, single-stranded, positive-sense ribonucleic acid (RNA) virus that belongs...

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