A British charitable health advocacy organization founded in 1876 following the Public Health Act in 1875, in a period of great advances in public health provision and sanitary reform, to which it contributed significantly. It became a leading authority, often consulted by governments and the media on health-related issues. Since the 1970s, it has focused on examinations, certification, and the Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. For more information, see http://www.rsph.org.
Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.