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Migrant Worker Health

Thomas A. Arcury, Taylor J. Arnold

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Migrant Worker HealthIntroductionMore than 150 million international migrant workers and an unknown number of internal migrant workers toil across the...

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 ...


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...

Ottawa Charter

Evelyne de Leeuw

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

The Ottawa Charter and Subsequent WHO International Health Promotion MeetingsIntroductionThe Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion (see Introductory Wor...

Parenting and Work

Caroline J. Gatrell

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Parenting and Work Introduction Research on parenting and work developed from the 1970s onward in response to women’s increased participation ...

Parenting Skills and Capacity

Maria Isabel Loureiro, Ana Rita Goes

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Parenting Skills and Capacity Introduction Parenting has a strong impact on a child’s health and well-being. The rising incidence of developmenta...

Participatory Action Research

Jane Springett

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Participatory Action ResearchIntroductionParticipatory action research (PAR) is an umbrella term covering a variety of participatory approaches to act...

Patient Decision Making

Jeffrey K. Belkora

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Patient Decision Making Introduction Patients historically deferred to physicians in a health crisis, even after Western civilization embraced ...

Pesticide Exposure and Pesticide Health Effects

David F. Goldsmith

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Pesticide Exposure and Pesticide Health Effects Introduction Pesticides are chemical agents designed to kill pests such as insects or rodents,...

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