Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice (Oxford Handbooks Series)

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9780198566557: Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice (Oxford Handbooks Series)
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This is a practical public health book - written by public health practitioners for public health practitioners. It introduces learning practitioners to the early phases of approaching a public health issue, details why an issue is important and exactly how it can be analysed and addressed.
It deals not only with the technical issues, but crucially with how those technical issues can be implemented in order to improve the health of the population directly, or via one of many important causal pathways (quality of health care design and delivery). It is written by experienced,
internationally known practitioners of public health.

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About the Author:

David Pencheon is at Director, Eastern Region Public Health Observatory, Cambridge, UK. David Melzer is at Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Penninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK.

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`The editors of the Oxford handbook of Public Health Practice have achieved their aim. It is excellent value for money and is essential reading for new trainees and experienced practitioners of Public Health medicine alike... It must have become the must have public health book of the year...
my congratulations on a superb book.'
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