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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.
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pub′lic health′


n.
health services to improve and protect community health, esp. preventive medicine, immunization, and sanitation.
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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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A host of experts from the varied fields of psychiatry, psychology, medicine, nursing, social work, education, law, pubic health and government will share their valuable experience at the congress.
General Assembly in March 2014, said: "The issue of aging is the central pubic health challenge of our lifetime."
The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Headquarters Saima Younis, SE Pubic Health Department Faisal Shaukat, Managing Director (MD) WASA Raja Shaukat, CEO Shafqat Raza, DO District Council Kamran Khan and other officials.
The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Headquarters Saima Younis, SE Pubic Health Department Faisal Shaukat, Superintendent Adiala Jail Saeed Ullah Gondal, Managing Director (MD) WASA Raja Shaukat, CEO Shafqat Raza, DO District Council Kamran Khan and other officers.
IT'S no wonder we're all getting fatto Pubic Health England, adults eat o300 calories more a day than we shtter - according on average 200-hould.
The Pubic Health Annual Report for Solihull said life expectancy for people living in parts of Chelmsley Wood, Smith's Wood and Kingshurst and Fordbridge can be potentially 10 years less than in other parts of the borough.
The Berejiklian government has been clear in its wish to involve the not-for-profit sector in operations in the pubic health system, notably at the new hospital at Maitland to which the Association remains resolutely opposed.
Ruth Petran, Ecolab Inc.'s Vice President of Food Safety & Pubic Health, has revealed the adoption of new technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data and Data Science will ensure food safety, improve sustainability and help "bury the food bug".
The time and attention given to tending to our backyard gardens, our larger communities, our pubic health infrastructure, and our approach to addressing emerging infections will be apparent and on display when hat inevitable exploding aliveness occurs.