Nice piece by on what’s needed to deliver on the promise of public health, featuring wise input from
. asked a handful of experts where they think today’s public health leaders should amplify and focus their efforts. See what commissioner Monica Bharel, , , , and others had to say
I share my thoughts with on what everyone should know about public health. So often it is the unsung hero, invisible when it works well, saving lives through prevention.
Why is public support & funding for #publichealth so low? <5% of health$ go to pub health. Doctors, hosps, meds overrated. Want a healthy pop? Try sanitation, clean H20, vaccines, vector control, tobacco & alcohol control. Pub health is invisible but vital
In 2017, #NCDs accounted for 67% of deaths in low-and middle-income countries but only 2% of health funding addresses them. Experts agree: we need to invest in #publichealth campaigns to help people live longer, healthier lives.
What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health
Although we spend huge sums on health care, it’s not always on the right things.
Truu “the way the Congressional Budget Office scores health legislation does not recognize much of the cost savings from prevention, which creates a further disincentive for legislators to pursue prevention-oriented legislation.” via ⁦
What the experts want us to know about public health, including that we could do a lot more in addressing disparities across race and class. 
Agree; why we do treat public health as some sort of side effort? See also this from
"Perhaps the biggest change needed is for public health to do a better job at trumpeting its success. Too often, it seems to be the unsung hero. 'It can be difficult to maintain support for public health systems when they are so often invisible'"
What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health, by via #vaccination #sdoh
Fighting for true health amid internet false din: "Few public health initiatives will make anyone wealthy. In the American political environment, that makes it difficult to organize a winning coalition for any specific policy."
“What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health.” Good piece from + . I enjoyed weighing in on this. Always a treat to share thoughts about #publichealth with and .
“The US receives tremendous benefits from public health spending-with far more value per $ than with most other types of health care spending. Things like clean water, immunizations, & mosquito control are crucial, yet easily overlooked/taken for granted.”
Strong argument for importance and value of public health interventions for American medicine and outcomes. If we want population health to improve, this is where the money is at.
What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health
What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health
What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health via
What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health
What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health: “Public health needs to take a leadership role in confronting and influencing the social, political and economic factors that determine population health,”
What the Experts Want Us to Know About Public Health