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public health

noun as in community health


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With a second wave of Covid-19 across Africa appearing to ebb, public health officials are calling on countries to move with urgency to protect health-care workers and others most at risk from the coronavirus before the next surge arrives.

From Quartz

The day before New Year’s Eve, Mayor Todd Gloria announced the city would be cracking down on blatant violators of public health orders, a seemingly bold change ahead of the holiday.

Overburdened public health departments may be more focused on absolute numbers than on assessing where the greatest need is.

“The chief believes educating San Diegans about the public health order to achieve voluntary compliance is effective and when necessary, enforcement is vital for flagrant violators,” he wrote in an email.

San Diego County has declared pollution in the Tijuana River Valley a public health crisis.

Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.

Each individual race involves an unusual collaboration between researchers, manufacturers, and public-health entities.

All because Murthy believes that gun violence, which kills an average of 86 Americans every day, is a public health issue.

The NRA opposes him because he referred to gun violence as a “public-health crisis.”

In the U.K., an estimated 107,800 people are currently living with HIV, based on the latest report from Public Health England.

The boards of guardians were concerned in these works only in their capacity as public health authorities.

Is it any wonder that it has been so difficult to pass a Public Health bill?

Improvement in public health requires cooperation and coordination of all these.

In so far as such powers and duties are common Public Health Acts.

The Public Health Acts 1875 to 1907 contain elaborate provisions for dealing with nuisances.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to public health, such as: epidemiology, hygiene, hygienics, and sanitation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.