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Public Health: An action guide to improving health

John Walley and John Wright

Abstract

Many of the health problems in the developing world can be tackled or prevented through public health measures such as essential health care, improved living conditions, water, sanitation, nutrition, immunization, and the adoption of healthy lifestyles. Public Health is an action guide to improving public/community health, with a particular focus on low- to middle-income countries. It explains public health approaches to developing effective health services and preventive programmes. This Second Edition contains real examples, illustrations and case histories to bring an important subject to l ... More

Keywords: public health, health problems, developing world, essential health care, improved living conditions, water, sanitation, nutrition, immunization, healthy lifestyles

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199238934
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Walley, editor
Professor of International Public Health, Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

John Wright, editor
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Bradford and Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bradford, UK

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