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Flashcards in Public Health Deck (12):
1

Father of Epidemiology

John Snow

2

Disease John Snow investigated

Cholera

3

Basic Tenets of Public Health (3)

Tracking the outbreak of disease
Tracing the source
Understanding causal connections

4

A report that defined medicine as a science and public health as a separate discipline

Flexner Report

5

3Ps of Public Health

Prolong life
Prevent disease
Promote physical health and efficiency

6

Core Functions of Public Health (3)

Assess
Policy Development
Assurance

7

How you modify behaviors of individuals and communities to promote and improve health

Health Psychology

8

Essential Services of PH (10)

Monitor health status
Investigate and diagnose
Inform and educate
Mobilize, community partnership
Develop plan
Implement plan
Assure care
Assure competent workforce
Evaluate
Feedback

9

Functions of Health System (5)

Resource
Engagement
Financing
Stewardship
Service Provision

10

Objectives

Responsiveness
Improved Health
Fair Contribution

11

Six Building Blocks of Health Systems

Leadership and Governance
Work Force
Financing
Health Information System
Service Delivery
Access to medicine

12

Four outcomes

Financial and Social Protection
Responsiveness
Efficiency
Improved health