The Public Health Primer
- Publish Date: 1997-10-15
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Jo Fairbanks;William H. Wiese
The Public Health Primer begins with a brief overview of the history and development of public health and then examines the current public health system in the United States. The second part of the book covers the fundamentals of how disease and disease patterns across populations are defined, observed and measured. The final part covers health promotion, prevention, planning and global health issues.