Editorial: Precision Public Health

Tarun Stephen Weeramanthri, Hugh J. S. Dawkins, Gareth Baynam, Matthew Bellgard, Ori Gudes, James Bernard Semmens

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Abstract

Traditional public health practice has had a central reliance on data, and the core discipline of epidemiology, in order to inform health policy and priority setting, drive health improvement across whole populations, and target disadvantaged populations. Core public health activities include risk factor and disease surveillance, screening, development of interventions, assurance, and evaluation. Since the 1970s, New Public Health has also emphasized community engagement, health promotion, partnerships, and advocacy.
Original languageEnglish
Article number121
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalFrontiers in Public Health
Volume6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes

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Weeramanthri, T. S., Dawkins, H. J. S., Baynam, G., Bellgard, M., Gudes, O., & Semmens, J. B. (2018). Editorial: Precision Public Health. Frontiers in Public Health, 6, 1-3. [121]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2018.00121