A Plan to Strengthen Public Health in the U. S.

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DIANE Publishing, 1993 - 86 pages
Discusses PHS capacity-building strategies; and PHS actions for building capacity in 4 assessment strategies, such as developing useful health information systems, making such information available through new technology, and evaluating the impact of public health programs and policies; in 3 policy development strategies, such as developing goals for public health at the national, state and local levels; and in 6 assurance strategies, such as helping to ensure an adequate supply of trained health personnel, broadening the partnership for assuring the delivery of public health services, and providing health information and related services directly to the public.

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