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Flashcards in Prepping communities: Public Health Deck (4)
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1

What is public health?

Health services concerned with threats to the overall health analysis
An effort organized by society to protect, promote, and restore the people's health during a disaster

2

what are the goals of the public health system?

ID health risks in community, maintain safe and healthy environment, perform and report epidemiology studies

3

What are the core functions of the public health system?

Prevent epidemics and spread of disease, against enviorn hazards, injury
Promote healthy behaviors
Respond to disasters

4

What are the basic requirements to implement a surveillance system?

Trained personnel, reporting systems, lab systems, communication links, legal frame work, healthcare facilities