Preventive Medicine and Community Health
Community health and preventive medicine focus on determining how to prevent diseases. A community is a group of people who might have different characteristics but share geographical location, settings, goals, or social interest. Examples of communities include people living in the same town, members of a church, or members of a sports team. Community health is a field of public health that focuses on studying, protecting, or improving health within a community. Promoting human health and reducing health risks through disease prevention, education and other public health services are the major goals of Preventive Medicine and Community Health. It does not focus on a group of people with the same shared characteristics, like age or analysis, but on all people within a geographical location or involved in the specific activity.
Community health covers a wide range of health care interventions, including health promotion, disease prevention, and treatment. It also involves management and administration of care. Community health workers (CHWs) are often frontline health professionals with knowledge of specific characteristics and developments of the community. They are often members of the community themselves and play an important role in the functioning of community care.
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Medical associations of Europe | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine | Australian Medical Association | Doctors Reform Society of Australia | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) | European Public Health Association | German Medical Association | Irish Medical Organisation | British Medical Association | European Society of Cardiology | European Association for the Study of Diabetes | European Health Forum Gastein | Federation of European Cancer Societies | Society for Social Medicine | European Forum of Medical Associations | European Society for Medical Oncology | Federation of European Cancer Societies | European Society for Emergency Medicine | European Federation of Internal Medicine | Health and Safety Regulations in Germany| Association of Independent Healthcare Organisations | Medical Society of London
National Association for Public Health Policy | Women's Health Protective Association | American Council on Science and Health | American Association for the History of Medicine | American Association of Public Health Physicians | American Board of Emergency Medicine | American Board of Preventive Medicine | American Medical Association | American Society of Preventive Oncology | Association of American Medical Colleges | American Public Health Association | Association of Public Health Laboratories | American Society for Clinical Pathology | American Society for Reproductive Medicine | California Medical Association | American Telemedicine Association | American College of Sports Medicine | American College of Medical Informatics | Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education | Maryland Public Health Association
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Japanese Academic Societies | The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences | The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine | Philippine Society of Ultrasound in Clinical Medicine | South Asian Public Health Association | Indian Association of Preventive Medicine | Work Safe, New Zealand | Asian Association of Healthcare
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