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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...

High Risk Prevention Strategies

Andrew Wilson, Pippy Barnett, Samantha Rowbotham, Sonia Wutzke

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

High Risk Prevention StrategiesIntroductionSimply stated, high risk prevention strategies aim to identify individuals or groups who are likely to have...


Holly A. Holtzen

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Homelessness Introduction Homelessness has existed throughout human history, and as far back as the 17th century in the United States. The cau...

Human Rights, Health and

Jonathan Todres

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Health and Human RightsIntroductionThe fields of health and human rights intersect in important ways. Both aim to advance human well-being. Health sta...

IANPHI and National Public Health Institutes

Ellen Whitney, Katherine Seib, Jessica Blackburn, Jacob Clemente, Courtenay M. Dusenbury, Jeffrey P. Koplan

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

IANPHI and National Public Health InstitutesIntroductionMore than one hundred countries around the world have established national public health insti...

Immigrant Populations

Hector G. Balcazar, Holly J. Mata

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Immigrant Populations Introduction The phenomenon of immigration is as old as humanity itself. Movement of people into and out of their habita...

Immunization and Pneumococcal Infection

Marina Ulanova

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Immunization and Pneumococcal Infection Introduction Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is an important bacterial pathogen responsible...

Immunization in Pregnancy

Varun K. Phadke

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Immunization in PregnancyIntroductionRoutine childhood immunization has had a substantial impact on pediatric morbidity and mortality globally. Howeve...

Indigenous Peoples, Public Health and

Margo L. Greenwood, Regine Halseth, Nicole Lindsay, Hilary McGregor, Sarah de Leeuw, Donna Atkinson, Deborah Keahey

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Public Health and Indigenous Peoples: North America, Australia, and New ZealandIntroductionIndigenous peoples around the world experience a disproport...

Indigenous Populations of North America, Australasia, and Circumpolar North

Kue Young

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Indigenous Populations Introduction It is estimated that worldwide there are some 370 million indigenous people in ninety countries. There is ...

Indoor Air Quality Guidelines

Hernando Perez

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Indoor Air Quality Guidelines Introduction It is well established that various air pollutants are associated with adverse health in exposed po...


Elizabeth Harris, Jane Lloyd

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Inequities Introduction The term “health inequity” can be confusing to those entering the field, as it is often used interchangeably with “hea...

Internet Applications in Promoting Health Behavior

Rik Crutzen, Stan Vluggen

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Internet Applications in Promoting Health BehaviorIntroductionInternet applications fall under the umbrella of eHealth, which is an emerging field in ...

Intersectoral Strategies in Low - Middle Income Countries (LMIC)

Ligia de Salazar

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Intersectoral Strategies in Low-Middle Income Countries (LMIC)IntroductionThere is a growing literature demonstrating the need for intersectoral actio...

Justice, Social

Sridhar Venkatapuram

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Social JusticeIntroductionRealizing social justice has always been a prominent concern of public health. From the initial founding of public health as...

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...

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