Tag: Definition of Public Health

Multiple concurrent understanding of public health: some implications for educators

What is (medical) public health? One approach to understand what is meant by the current usage of the term “public health” is to explore the multiple, complicated and complex understandings of public health among students and public health professionals/educators. The aim of this short communication is to share what a cohort of medical students at the UP considers as public health. It is our intention that this will stimulate other educators to explore their students’ understanding and add to the scholarship of public health.

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