Public Health refers to policy and strategies that improve population health and quality of life through the prevention and treatment of disease, and other physical and mental health conditions. Public health addresses the non-medical determinants of health—including socioeconomic status, employment, education, physical environment, and access to safe, affordable housing— and the promotion of healthy behaviors.
Reuters/Khaled Abdullah - A girl receives polio vaccine drops at a school in Sanaa sheltering people after conflict forced them to flee their homes in Yemen's Houthi-controlled northern province of Saada August 15, 2015.
Why advocating universal free primary health care is irresponsible at best
August 28, 2015, Jeffrey Hammer
Jeffrey Hammer explains why it might not be in the best interest of developing countries to prioritize free public health care.
U.S. Economic Performance
August 25, 2015, Ziad Obermeyer
Opinion | The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco / The Urban Institute - What Counts for America Blog
August 13, 2015, Stuart M. Butler and Jonathan Grabinsky
May 12, 2015, Fred Dews
May 12, 2015
April 27, 2015, Steven A. Farmer, Kavita Patel, Meaghan George, Frank McStay, Rio Hart, Mark B. McClellan, et al.
March 10, 2015, Jeffrey Hammer
Presentation | Brookings Mountain West Lecture Series, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
February 20, 2015, Vanda Felbab-Brown
Paper | The Lancet
February 18, 2015, Corinna Hawkes, Trenton G. Smith, Jo Jewell, Jane Wardle, Ross A. Hammond, Sharon Friel, et al.
February 6, 2015, Kavita Patel and Rio I. Hart
October 20, 2014, Mark B. McClellan
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Ross A. Hammond
Director, Center on Social Dynamics and Policy
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Managing Director of Clinical Transformation, Center for Health Policy
Fellow, Economic Studies
Gregory W. Daniel
Managing Director for Evidence Development & Innovation, Center for Health Policy
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