Application of PHEL - ‘Public Health Epidemiological Logic’ of Public Health Intervention and Public Health Impact

Rajan R Patil


There is a growing tendency where medicalization of public health through mass therapeutics and secondary preventive measures are being substituted for primary preventive activity. Scaled-up mass therapeutic intervention in the community is being confused with public health intervention. The objective of this paper is to provide a broad public health and epidemiological criteria for public health intervention and public health impact

Keywords: Epidemiology, public health impact, public health intervention, primary prevention

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