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public health

n.
The science and practice of protecting and improving the health of a community, as by preventive medicine, health education, control of communicable diseases, application of sanitary measures, and monitoring of environmental hazards.

pub′lic health′


n.
health services to improve and protect community health, esp. preventive medicine, immunization, and sanitation.
Translations

pub·lic health

n. salubridad pública, rama de la medicina que se dedica a la atención social, física y mental de los miembros de una comunidad.
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Harold Goldstein, Executive Director of the California Center for Pubic Health Advocacy and co-chair of the Governor's obesity prevention work group.
Through our public service announcement and other educational initiatives, we want to inform the public about the serious pubic health threats pests can cause and provide advice on proper prevention measures," said Cindy Mannes, director of public affairs for the National Pest Management Association.
degree from the University of California and his master of pubic health from the Harvard School of Public Health and has held various clinical and teaching positions during his career.
The NIV functions as the national resource center for viral diseases in South Africa, and is a pubic health institute within the Department of Health providing comprehensive medical virological diagnostic services.
Tenders are invited for Replacement of damaged pubic health fixture in sewage sump pump Sector 52 Chandigarh Ch to A Mtc of sewerage system
The promise that the cost O f the Olympics would energise people to take more exercise has proved a huge porky pie, which everyone who knew anything about sport and pubic health could have easily told the government of the time.
Animal Nutrition, Food Nutrition, Nutrition Science, Pubic Health Nutrition, Sports & Exercise Nutrition and many more areas.
LARNACA municipality has tasked Lloyd's Register Energy with carrying out an independent study into the potential effects to the environment and pubic health from the operation of companies that provide support services to the natural gas and oil industry.
Several of the hospitals ordered to be shut down by the Ministry of Pubic Health and Population last August remain in operation.
CLOSE TO 4000 QUEENSLAND HEALTH workers, including nearly 1000 nurses and midwives, have been sacked as the Liberal-National party government in Queensland has laid the groundwork for private operators to move in to the pubic health system.
For these urban dialysis recipients - most of whom develop CKD as a result of severe diabetes, also a major pubic health threat in Detroit - establishing and then protecting a continuing "lifeline" that permits safe blood-flow between the dialysis machine and the patient's cardiovascular system is crucial to a successful outcome.
One of the roles of a pubic health nurse was to give puberty talks to young girls but Stormann was not allowed to do the same for young boys.