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Knowledge Translation and Exchange

Graham Colditz

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Knowledge Translation and ExchangeIntroduction“Words, whether credible or not, rarely flow automatically into action” (Lomas 1991, cited under Models ...

Knowledge Utilization and Exchange

Erica Di Ruggiero, Sarah Viehbeck, Devon Greyson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Knowledge Utilization and ExchangeIntroductionKnowledge on population and public health relates to the social, cultural, economic, and environmental d...

Law of Public Health in the United States

Ross D. Silverman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Law of Public Health in the United States Introduction Public health law is law that affects the health conditions of populations. In the Unit...

Media Advocacy

Lori Dorfman, Michael Bakal, Priscilla Gonzalez

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Media AdvocacyIntroductionThe history of public health is clear: social conditions and the physical environment are important determinants of health. ...

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

Laura Boltz, Vikki Vandiver

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Mental Health PromotionIntroductionPromoting mental health is an important goal in the field of public health. By specifying mental health promotion f...

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...

Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Nora Engel

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Introduction Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has been framed by the World Health Organization as ...

Nanotechnology

Anupam Dhasmana, Sumbul Firdaus, Mohtashim Lohani, Mohammed Yahya Areeshi, Peter Langer, Qamar Rahman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

NanotechnologyIntroductionNanotechnology is defined as the study of structures of size ranging between 1 and 100 nanometers in at least one of their d...

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 ...

Needs Assessments in International Disasters and Emergencies

Richard Garfield

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Needs Assessments in International Disasters and EmergenciesIntroductionA Needs Assessment (NA) is a “time-bound, multi-sectorial, multi-stakeholder p...

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 CancersIntroductionThe recognition and diagnosis of occupational cancers dates back to medieval times. Knowledge of the biological mechan...

Occupational Exposure to Benzene

Melvyn Kopstein

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Occupational Exposure to BenzeneIntroductionMillions of workers around the world are routinely exposed to benzene from product mixtures formulated wit...

Occupational Exposure to Erionite

David N. Weissman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Occupational Exposure to ErioniteIntroductionErionite provides an excellent example of the public health importance of recognizing, evaluating, and re...

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...

Oral Health Equity for Minority Populations in the United States

Mary E. Northridge

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Oral Health Equity for Minority Populations in the United StatesIntroductionAlong with the Oxford Bibliographies in Public Health article “Dental Publ...

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