CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES OF PEOPLE-CENTERED PUBLIC HEALTH

Authors

  • Fredy A. Canchihuaman
  • James Appleyard
  • Juan Mezzich

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5750/ijpcm.v8i2.795

Keywords:

person- and people-centered approach, public health, health systems, improving population health, ethics, holistic approach, cultural awareness and responsiveness, relational focus, individualized care, common grounds for collaborative actions, persons-ce

Abstract

Introduction: Public health is a discipline that focuses on populations and aims to prevent, promote, and protect health and well-being of individuals and communities. Different factors have limited the effectiveness of public health to achieve their goals. New perspectives to strengthen public health have been recommended.Objective: To examine and describe concepts and strategies of people-centered public health.

Published

2020-03-03

Issue

Section

Editorial