Public Health

Public health has been defined as "the science and art of preventing disease”, prolonging life and improving quality of life through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations (public and private), communities and individuals. Analyzing the determinants of health of a population and the threats it faces is the basis for public health. The public can be as small as a handful of people or as large as a village or an entire city; in the case of a pandemic it may encompass several continents. The concept of health takes into account physical, psychological, and social well-being. As such, …

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World Bank Group · 31 December 2024 English

Referral Network (SIHREN); (iii) Part 3 Indonesia-Public Health Laboratory System Strengthening (InPULS); and the availability of functional Equipment in public health facilities and to improve the utilization ofpublic primary health centers (Puskesmas), and Tier 1 public health laboratories with a focus on emergency procedures maintenance of Equipment to Tier 2, 3, 4, and 5 public health laboratory facilities across Indonesia ("lnPULS") energy-efficient Equipment for Tier 2, 3, 4, and 5 public health laboratories. Part 4: Project Management, Administration


Oxfam GB · 19 July 2024 English

This report examines the systematic weaponization of water by the Government of Israel during its military campaign in Gaza. It highlights the severe water shortages and sanitation crises resulting from …

.................... 32 Lasting threat to public health .......................................... deprivation and denial.137 The impact on public health has been catastrophic, with reported cases of carry out repairs but also creating a serious public health threat and an increased risk of morbidity and diseases, as detailed in ‘Lasting threats to public health’. Destruction of Oxfam and partners’ water Multimedia/Oxfam 202334 Lasting threat to public health Despite water being a basic human right,156


Asylum Seeker Resource Centre · 18 July 2024 English

- Anonymous refugee in PNG During the past 11 years, Australia’s policy of offshore processing has caused at least 14 deaths and significant physical and mental harm to the thousands …

Hospital. People in closed detention need Nauruan public health medical clearance before they can be treated


UK Covid-19 Inquiry · 18 July 2024

The first report from the UK Covid-19 Inquiry examines the resilience and preparedness of the United Kingdom for a pandemic, revealing significant shortcomings in the system. Despite prior beliefs of …


GLA: Greater London Authority · 17 July 2024 English

The London Climate Resilience Review is an independent report commissioned by the Mayor of London to assess and enhance the city's preparedness for climate impacts. The review identifies six urgent …

city. Climate change will be the foremost public health challenge of the coming decades.10 Action


NIPoRe: Nepal Institute for Policy Research · 14 July 2024 English

The country experienced the driest summer since 1981, with the heatwaves covering 80 percent of the country, leading to health emergencies, school closures, and the government considering the heatwaves a …

change response; economic cooperation and trade; public health and aging society; science and technology cooperation




World Bank Group · 9 July 2024

future for all. The GoB’s maternal and child health programs showcase a comprehensive approach to public health, with immunization drives and family planning initiatives serving as models for other health challenges


World Bank Group · 9 July 2024

future for all. The GoB’s maternal and child health programs showcase a comprehensive approach to public health, with immunization drives and family planning initiatives serving as models for other health challenges


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