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Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components

Emily Ying Yang Chan


Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components is an introductory to intermediate level textbook and reference book for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as healthcare professionals, non-health actors, and policymakers who are interested in obtaining an overview of an integrated and comprehensive public health approach to health protection. Health protection is one of the three major core theoretical domains of public health, which aims to prevent and manage communicable disease outbreaks and environmental health risks and related diseases. Effective health protection mea ... More

Keywords: health protection, public health, climate change, disaster and emergency, communicable/infectious disease, environmental health, health risk transition, planetary health, Health Emergency Disaster Risk Management (Health-EDRM)

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198835479
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198835479.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emily Ying Yang Chan, author
Professor, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), JC School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong