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community health

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Preventive services, mainly outside the hospital, involving the surveillance of special groups of the population, such as preschool and school children, women, and the elderly, by means of...

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community health

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Preventive services, mainly outside the hospital, involving the surveillance of special groups of the population, such as preschool and school children, women, and the elderly, by means of...

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community’s health

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 74 words.

A perspective on public health that regards the “community” as an essential determinant of health and an indispensable ingredient for effective public health policies and practice. It takes...

Community Health Assessment

Norma Kanarek.

in Public Health

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 7552 words.

Community health assessment began as a key job role for health administrators, was included in an essential function of public health, and is now a certification element for health...

community health assessment

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 178 words.

The regular and systematic collection, analysis, communication, and public discussion of information on the health of a community, including statistics on health status, community health...

Community child health

Mark Gardiner, Sarah Eisen and Catherine Murphy.

in Training in Paediatrics

September 2009; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics. 18248 words.

Community child health - Child public health - Child health promotion - Immunisation - Immunisation: the vaccines - Child development - Neurodevelopmental disorders - ...

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Community health and wellbeing

Edited by Steve Cropper, Alison Porter and Gareth Williams.

October 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 256 pages.

Improving health in populations in which it is poor is a complex process. This book argues that the traditional government approach of exhorting individuals to live healthier lifestyles is...

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community health center

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A set of offices for interviews, physical examinations, laboratory tests, and ambulatory treatment used by physicians, nurses, social workers, etc., collectively referred to as community...

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community health profile

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 92 words.

A comprehensive compilation of measures and indicators representing multiple categories or domains, that contributes to a description of health status at a community level and the resources...

Community child health

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini.

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Community Medical Services. 3465 words.

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community health center

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 101 words.

A set of offices for interviews, physical examinations, laboratory tests, and ambulatory treatment used by physicians, nurses, social workers, etc., collectively referred to as community...

Community health, community workers, and community governance

Miriam Khamadi Were.

in African Health Leaders

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6941 words.

Chapter 8 describes how, as a medical student, the author realized that improving the environment and the health of people in local communities was the foundation for improving the health...

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Community Health Workers

Joia S. Mukherjee.

in An Introduction to Global Health Delivery

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5901 words.

Community Health Workers (CHW) are an important cadre of health care personnel, particularly in impoverished countries. CHW program began with China’s “Barefoot Doctor” campaign. The...

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community health improvement plan

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 92 words.

A written plan developed in collaboration with community partners and with the full participation of governmental public health staff, in addition to other sectors of both government and...

Community-based health care

Ted Lankester.

in Setting up Community Health and Development Programmes in Low and Middle Income Settings

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 9437 words.

This chapter sets the background and context for the rest of the book. It talks about the history and progress of community-based health care (CBHC), and the many emerging challenges we now...

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Community Health Workers Promoting Immigrant Health

Sally E. Findley and Sergio Matos.

in Bridging the Gap

June 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 18312 words.

This chapter is a case study of how community health workers (CHWs) were integrated into the activities of three coalitions promoting health in northern Manhattan, New York C, one of the...

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Community-Centered Health Homes: Bridging Health Care Services and Community Prevention

Leslie Mikkelsen, Rea Pañares and Larry Cohen.

in The Practical Playbook II

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Epidemiology. 3330 words.

This chapter looks at prevention and public health. Preventing illness and injury in the first place has the potential to be a powerful component of a country's strategy to improve...

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Community health as part of the health system

Ted Lankester.

in Setting up Community Health and Development Programmes in Low and Middle Income Settings

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 8745 words.

This chapter elaborates on co-operating with others in community health, particularly working with government, aid, and funding organizations. It explores what government is and whether...

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Community-Oriented Primary Health Care

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 46 words.

Integration of Community medicine with the primary health care of individuals. The Primary health care practitioner or team is responsible

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 38 words.

A nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to promote population health through community-based research, in-service learning, community service, and other partnership

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 38 words.

A nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to promote population health through community-based research, in-service learning, community service, and other partnership strategies with public...