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Descriptor in English: Public Health
Descriptor in Spanish: Salud Pública
Descriptor in Portuguese: Saúde Pública
Descriptor in French: Santé publique
Entry term(s): Community Health
Environment, Preventive Medicine & Public Health
Environment, Preventive Medicine and Public Health
Health, Community
Health, Public
Public Health Education
Tree number(s): H02.403.720
N01.400.550
N06.850
SH1.020.020.040.060
Scope note: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
Annotation: SPEC; SPEC qualif; a venerable hist & modern concept of the health & health problems of "the public": do not confuse with NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMS
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
See also the descriptors: Preventive Medicine MeSH
Social Medicine MeSH
Zoonoses MeSH
DeCS UI: 28455
Descriptor UI: D011634
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Public Health - Preferred
Concept UI M0018089
Scope note Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
Preferred term Public Health
Entry term(s) Community Health
Health, Community
Health, Public
Environment, Preventive Medicine and Public Health - Broader
Concept UI M0018088
Preferred term Environment, Preventive Medicine and Public Health
Entry term(s) Environment, Preventive Medicine & Public Health
Public Health Education - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI F0001039
Preferred term Public Health Education



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