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In the twenty-first
century, public health is a
shared responsibility. Today’s “smaller world” brings with it larger concerns
about the spread of disease and the overall health of the population.
World Health Organization (WHO) serves as the United Nation’s directing and
coordinating authority for all public health matters.
it was formed in 1948, the WHO’s mission has been to insure fair access to
essential health care
around the globe, and to take action against transnational health threats.
WHO provides global leadership on health matters; shaping research, setting
standards, articulating policy, providing technical support, and monitoring
Through various WHO programs,
partnerships, and projects, the WHO is able to play a key role in in public
health. Individuals looking for public health topics or information on diseases can find a significant amount of data,
statistics, and resources on the WHO website.
In addition to striving to be a
leader in global health, the WHO also raises awareness about diseases affecting
the public. For example, on July 28, the
WHO and its partners mark World
Hepatitis Day to increase the awareness and understanding of viral
hepatitis and the diseases it causes.
Five main types of hepatitis
viruses exist: A, B, C, D, and E. All have the potential to cause acute and
chronic infection and inflammation of the liver, resulting in cirrhosis and
cancer. Hepatitis is a massive global health risk and public health issue, with
over 240 million people infected with hepatitis B and 150 million infected with
Anyone who has ever asked “What is public health?” or is preparing to work in the public health, allied health, or health care fields can learn
more about global public health initiatives and the WHO. For opportunities to
participate in World Hepatitis Day, visit the WHO website.
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