Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 1
Lecture:Public Health Terminology, Organization, Funding, and Roles
Slide content:Public Health Perceptions Often restricted to highly visible aspects Communicable disease programs Bioterrorism surveillance Communicable disease surveillance is only a very small portion of the public health funding. 9
Slide notes:While certain aspects of public health, such as communicable disease outbreaks and bioterrorism surveillance , tend to attract more media attention, this attention does not always represent the actual investment of public funding and efforts. 9