What is Public Health Policy?

  What are public health policies? Public health policy refers to plans, actions, and decisions that are taken to achieve specific public health care goals in a society or community. Public health policy can also be defined as a goal-directed course of action, taken by the government, or health institutions charged with health issues to […]

Equity Vs Equality: Understanding The Difference

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), equity is “the absence of avoidable or remediable differences among groups of people, whether those groups are defined socially, economically, demographically or geographically.” Therefore, as the WHO notes, health inequities involve more than a lack of equal access to needed resources to maintain or improve health outcomes. They […]

Whats Public Health

Winslow 1920 Definition of Public Health Winslow  defines Public health as the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health and efficiency through organized community effort for the sanitation of the environment, the control of communicable infections, the education of the individual in personal hygiene, the organization of medical and nursing services […]

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