The health of the public is the foundation of prosperity: the work of the Public Health Agency of Canada at home and around the world

Butler-Jones, David
October 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/23/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p1063
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the works of Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) which provides health services to improve the public health in Canada and around the world. He assesses that the health of the public is considered as an important factor and determinant underlying a successful society. He states that PHAC works with its domestic and international partners to address the determinants of health, and helps mitigate the impacts of outbreaks and other public health emergencies abroad.


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