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Public Health Reviews

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 174–189

First Online: 06 June 2010DOI: 10.1007-BF03391597

Cite this article as: Fielding, J.E., Teutsch, S. & Breslow, L. Public Health Rev 2010 32: 174. doi:10.1007-BF03391597


As in other countries, public heath in the United States continues to evolve to ensure healthy families and communities as well as individuals. Great achievements in the control of infectious and chronic disease and injuries will need to be sustained while we face new challenges, including providing universal access to high quality healthcare as well as addressing the underlying behavioral risk factors and the social, physical and environmental determinants of health. Meeting these challenges will require strengthening the governmental and non-governmental public health systems and working closely with other sectors.

Key wordsPublic Health social and physical determinants health United States  Download to read the full article text

Author: Jonathan E. Fielding - Steven Teutsch - Lester Breslow

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