Introduction to Public Health
"An Introduction to Public Health is about the discipline of public health and the nature and scope of public health activity set within the challenges of the twenty first century. It is an introductory text to the principles and practice of public health written in a way that is easy to understand. Of what relevance is public health to the many allied health disciplines who contribute to it? How might an understanding of public health contribute to a range of health professionals who use the principles and practices of public health in their professional activities? These are the questions that this book addresses. An Introduction to Public Health leads the reader on a journey of discovery that concludes with not only an understanding of the nature and scope of public health but the challenges that face the field into the future." Provided by publisher.
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|Keywords:||public health, health promotion, public health history, public health definitions, determinants of health, public health ethics, public health evidence, public health interventions, contemporary public health, globalisation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work|
|Deposited On:||24 Jul 2009 04:13|
|Last Modified:||24 Jul 2009 04:13|
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