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 2
Lecture:Public Health and Communicable Disease
Slide content:Public Health Triumphs New infectious diseases will continue to emerge Two of the brightest triumphs of public health are encouraging: Smallpox Polio 5
Slide notes:New communicable diseases continue to appear the emerging infectious diseases and probably always will. Other diseases continue to evade good control, such as tuberculosis, drug resistant infections, and so forth. But it is encouraging to consider some more details of two of public healths brightest triumphs, and how these once fearsome diseases were brought under control: smallpox and polio. 5