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Collective Health: Theory and Practice. Innovations From Latin America

"Collective health can be considered as a noun designating the health of populations. In this regard, although there have been records of knowledge and actions related to the health of human groups since antiquity, the systematization of knowledge, the formulation of recommendations, as well as the creation of organizational instances aimed at facing sanitary problems at the population level arise only with the development of the modern state (Pinell, 1995; Porter, 1999). ..." – By Ligia Maria Vieira-da-Silva

Where Is Disability in Global Public Health?

"Traditionally, public health focused almost exclusively on preventing disabilities. That is, public health interventions were efforts to prevent disability as an outcome. But what responsibility does public health have for persons who live with existing disabilities? ..." – By Gloria Krahn

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