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Disease Prevention

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Disease prevention is essential in preserving lives, maintaining quality of life, and mitigating the enormous financial burden associated with unhealthy populations. Around the world, the leading causes of death are largely preventable by making alterations in lifestyles and practicing ...

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