First chapter of this book explains the importance of public health.
Disease or pandemics
Environmental health or pollution
Housing and health
Media - public health promotion
Poverty and public health
Public Health providers (doctors, nurses)
Water treatment or water quality
Selected Public Health Topics and Other Research Guides
Please check the Books, Articles, and DVDs and Streaming Media pages of this guide for more resources on these topics. Information and resources on other public health topics may also be found on the following pages.
The Broken Ladder by Keith PayneRegardless of their average income, countries or states with greater levels of income inequality have much higher rates of all the social problems we associate with poverty, including lower average life expectancies, serious health issues, mental illness, and crime."--Publisher information.