The rapidly changing global scenario in public health includes complex healthcare systems, multiple disease burdens, socio-economic challenges and political environment that demands corresponding changes in responsive public health competencies. Public Health in Democratic Republic of Congo The Democratic Republic of Congo is the second largest African countrythat faces low life expectancy and poor government expenditure. The economical, political, geographical and […]
Major source of public health issues and epidemicsin Zambia is due to poor environmental sanitation. New integrated approach to providebasic primary healthcare services and preventive medication is promoted in Zambia. Translation and dissemination of knowledge in public health through consultancy, education and research influences disease prevention and control in Zambia. Public Health in Zambia Most of health conditions in Zambia […]
Epidemiology is a very common specialization in Public health that studies patterns of health related events to understand origin and prevent the spread of diseases. With improvements and application of information technologies in analyzing medical information and maintaining medical records, the field of epidemiology displays better career opportunities. Epidemiology in Public Health Practice Public health is an incredibly broad subject […]
Government of Namibia has shown a steady progress in the field of public health by focusing and upgrading healthcare services in the population through education, prevention policies and research in disease control. Basic healthcareservices target inpatient and outpatient medical services, physician care, area emergency services, prescription drug coverage, laboratory services, pregnancy and childbirth care, mental and preventive healthservices. Public health […]
Public health nursingdesignates a professional field with primary focusof using social skills andscientific knowledge to promote public health practice and protect thehealthof entire population. They promote easy understanding of health information to the community with a goal to ensure better lifestyle and greater control over wellbeing. Public Health Nurses A Public health nurse pursues education innursingscience andpublic healthwith primary focus […]
The challenge and gap between agriculture and healthcare, financial resources acquisition of new customers and partners needs to be bridged. Recognising the key factors contributing to the developmental success of farms requires focusing on the role of commitment and ability to cope with environmental and healthcare barriers.
It is suggested that most of the cancer cases can be detected as precursor lesions arising from modifiable risk factors before the disease develops metastatic potential.Preventive oncology is a measure of preventive medicine receiving a lot of attention with new strategies being tested. Preventive oncology Cancer is a preventable genetic predisposition modified with environmental exposure. Preventive oncologyundertakes measures to prevent […]
Botswana is one of Africas most stable countries with affordable healthcare system. The clinics, hospitals and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Botswana deal with different public health issues. Public Health in Botswana Healthcare system in Botswana is decentralized with extensive network of accessible and vital healthcare facilities available at a highly subsidized fee. The Ministry of Health in Botswana is the […]
Public health is an interdisciplinary field of health sciences that helps inform population, ensure national health and promotion of preventive treatments for healthy living. Public health graduates can work in government organisations, NGOs, research institutes, pharmaceuticals, etc.
Health Promotion: The first step to fighting a disease Health promotion covers a wide aspect governed by multitude factors. As defined by WHO it is The process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves far beyond the comprehension of individual behavior towards a wider dimension of sociodemographic, environmental and political interventions. It includes […]