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 Chronic Disease
Slide content:Environmental Public Health Environmental public health is vital to population health Removal of lead from gasoline and from house paint are two of the numerous triumphs of this field Other critical functions include air and water quality monitoring and education, and hazardous waste management 11
Slide notes:Environmental public health is a critical component of public health, and has made many notable achievements. One of the best known was the removal of lead from gasoline and house paint. Some critical functions of this branch of public health include air and water quality monitoring and education, and hazardous waste management. 11