PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH

A concerted effort on the part of a community to ensure and enhance to opportunity for a healthy lifestyle for the entire community. In an effort to improve both mental and physical health, agencies and organizations take it upon themselves to develop standards and strategies to address problems in relation to health and devise strategies to address and improve conditions. It is also the establishment of rules and standards to ensure the optimal health of all.

PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH: "The public health approach of the county government included making sure Influenza vaccine was available to as many citizens as needed."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/public-health-approach/ (accessed August 16, 2019).
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