In the name of Allah the Merciful

Foundations of Rural Public Health in America

Joseph N. Inungu, Mark J. Minelli, 1284182452, 978-1284182453, 9781284182453, B08R11Y318

English | 2021 | PDF

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Foundations of Rural Public Health in America spans a wide variety of  important issues affecting rural public health, including consumer and  family health, environmental and occupational health, mental health,  substance abuse, disease prevention and control, rural health care  delivery systems, and health disparities. Divided into five sections,  the book covers understanding rural communities, public health systems  and policies for rural communities, health disparities in rural  communities and among special populations, and advancing rural health  including assessment, planning and intervention. Written by a  multidisciplinary team of experienced scholars and practitioners, this  authoritative text comprehensively covers rural health issues today. Key  Features - Several topics covered meet the required competencies for an  MPH curriculum (e.g. community needs assessment, partnership or  coalition development, social justice, etc.). - Comprehensive coverage  includes current issues in mental health, COVID-19, commercial  agribusiness, adolescent health, rural hospitals, and more. - Hands-on  classroom activities for students and discussion questions provides  opportunities for active learning.