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Title: Understanding Public Health Services


1
Understanding Public Health Services
War, drought, floods, or economic crises can
impact world health and lead to starvation,
unsanitary living conditions, and uncontrolled
disease.
Government agencies and private organizations
from around the world extend aid to countries in
crisis.
2
Lesson Objectives
In this lesson, you will learn to
  • Analyze health services in the community and the
    world
  • Describe the benefits of positive relationships
    among community health professionals in promoting
    a healthy community

3
Public Health Agencies
Health at the Local Level
  • Public health issues are addressed at local,
    national, and global
  • levels.
  • State, county, and city health departments focus
    on disease
  • prevention. Their functions include
  • Overseeing standards for water and sewage
    systems.
  • Waste disposal.
  • Sanitation of restaurants.

4
Public Health Agencies
Non-Profit Agencies
  • Non-profit agencies have local chapters that are
    devoted to particular health concerns.
  • In some communities, economics may have a
    negative impact on community health.
  • Non-profit agencies may provide health-promotion
    services in these communities.

5
Public Health Agencies
Health at the National Level
  • The following agencies work at the national level
    to protect
  • health
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    (OSHA)
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

6
Public Health Agencies
Department of Health and Human Services
  • The DHHS oversees more than 300 health-related
    programs.
  • These programs are administered by 13 agencies.
  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    (CMS) administer federal insurance programs,
    which help provide health care to low-income and
    elderly Americans.
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ensures
    the safety of food, drugs, and cosmetics.
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) conduct
    medical research and provide funding for medical
    research carried out at other institutions.

7
Public Health Agencies
Other Departments Under the DHHS
  • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
    Administration (SAMHSA) provides programs that
    aid substance abusers and people with
    mental/emotional disorders.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    (CDC) conduct research and collect data to help
    control the spread of diseases. Part of the CDCs
    job involves epidemiology.
  • The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was
    established to enforce antitrust and consumer
    protection laws.

8
Public Health Agencies
Public Health on a Global Scale
  • Two key organizations that provide aid to
    countries in crisis are
  • World Health Organization (WHO) WHO has
    programs to eradicate diseases such as polio
    and cholera and to address pollution.
  • International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
    ICRC provides emergency aid to victims of
    armed conflict, disease outbreaks, and
    natural disasters.

9
AdvocacyTaking Action for Public Health
How Teens Can Advocate for Public Health
  • Follow all health and safety laws and ordinances.
  • Set an example by practicing healthful behaviors.
  • Avoid actions that could endanger the health or
    safety of others.
  • Get involved in events that promote public
    health.
  • Find out which community groups deal with public
    health issues.
  • Inform the proper authorities if you notice a
    condition or anactivity that threatens public
    health.

10
Quick Review
  1. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  2. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  3. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  4. World Health Organization (WHO)

Choose the appropriate option.
Q. The __________ administer federal insurance
programs, which help provide health care to
low-income and elderly Americans.
11
Quick Review - Answer
A. 1. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(CMS) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services (CMS) administer federal insurance
programs, which help provide health care to
low-income and elderly Americans.
Click Next to attempt another question.
12
Quick Review
Choose the appropriate option.
Q. State, county, and city health departments
focus mostly on emergency health issues and not
on disease prevention.

True
False
13
Quick Review - Answer
A. False. State, county, and city health
departments focus on disease prevention.
Click Next to attempt another question.
14
Quick Review
Choose the appropriate option.
Q. A poor economy has no effect on world health.

True
False
15
Quick Review - Answer
A. False. Starvation, unsanitary living
conditions, and uncontrolled disease are all ways
a poor economy can affect world public health.
Click Next to attempt another question.
16
Quick Review
Choose the appropriate option.
Q. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(CMS) mostly administer federal insurance
programs that help provide health care to upper-
and middle-income Americans.

True
False
17
Quick Review - Answer
A. False. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services (CMS) administer federal insurance
programs that help provide health care to
low-income and elderly Americans.
Click Next to attempt another question.
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