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:The Effect and Value of Public Health
Slide content:Public Health Progress - 1 In the 20th century, Public Health: Significantly increased life expectancy Reduced infant and child mortality Reduced communicable diseases 4
Slide notes:This lecture discusses the value and effect of Public Health. In the 20th century, public health made radical improvements to population health. The achievements include a significant increase in life expectancy, and similarly significant reductions in both infant and child mortality and in communicable diseases.