Principles and Practice of Public Health in Africa

Principles and Practice of Public Health in Africa

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The first principle of public health practice is defined as the identification of the root cause or causes of all health problems, from the diseased individual to the effects on that individual of family, social, community, national, global, environment and other factors. The second principle is defined as the utilisation of the resources of the community, the nation and the world to effect a lasting and, often, a cheaper solution to health problems. This comprehensively revised and updated edition of the first volume provides a ready source for principles and practice, and more practical advice than the first edition which did not fully cover all the aspects of a comprehensive public health practice. The contributors are all practitioners, and the emphasis throughout is to bring out the principles involved in identifying the root causes of all types of health problems, and discovering practical and innovatory solutions for them in ways best suited to African countries.A substantial number of farmers either fell behind or failed to meet their credit repayments. This has ... For example, it was estimated that the cost of building one transmigrant house in East Kalimantan in 1981 would be Rp. 575, 000 ... This has resulted in an increasing amount of research within Indonesia itself into the reasons for project failure and the necessary ... A recent comprehensive study in Bunga Nas Lahat, South Sumatra (Mustari, 1985:49) concludes that although internalanbsp;...

Title:Principles and Practice of Public Health in Africa
Author: G. O. Sofoluwe, R. Schram, D. A. Ogunmekan
Publisher:University Press Plc Nigeria - 1998

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