TITLE

Changes in the Public Health System

PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/24/1999, Vol. 48 Issue 50, p1141
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights critical changes in various aspects of the United States public health system from 1900 to 1999. Quantitative techniques in the study of diseases; Periodic standardized health surveys; Morbidity and mortality surveillance; Public health training.
ACCESSION #
2667783

 

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