Defining health and public health

Fleming, MaryLou (2011) Defining health and public health. In Fleming, Mary Louise & Parker, Elizabeth (Eds.) Introduction to Public Health [2nd ed.]. Elsevier Australia/Churchill Livingstone, Chatswood, NSW, pp. 3-23.

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  • define health and public health

  • discuss how the concept of ‘health’ means different things to different individuals and be able to consider the range of factors that influence these definitions

  • identify and describe the principles of public health

  • recognise and describe how public health is defined and how each definition has shaped the development and implementation of public health approaches

  • describe the relationship between public health and other disciplines

  • discuss the nature and scope of public health

  • describe the varying roles of the public health workforce

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ID Code: 47702
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: public health, public health workforce
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Elsevier Australia
Deposited On: 13 Dec 2011 22:00
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2017 14:35

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