IDPH. Public Health in Iowa. Public Health in Iowa. 1988 report by the institute of medicine, The Future of Public Health , provides a broad definition of public heath as “what we, as a society, do collectively to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy.”.
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“what we, as a society, do collectively to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy.”
1994 report by the Essential Services Work Group – a committee of public health officials organized by the CDC and HHS – is to:
“promote physical and mental health and prevent disease, injury and disability.”
Societies that have poor public health also have high rates of disease, poor health status, and a greater need for medical care.
Safer work places
Safer and healthier food;
Control of infectious diseases
Advances in treatment and prevention of heart disease and stroke
The decrease in tobacco use
Better care for mother and babies
Fluoridation of drinking waterPublic Health in Iowa
The 10 greatest advances in public health have been