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Case Studies in Public and Community Health presents 14 classroom-tested case study scenarios, including background information and discussion questions. The overall purpose of the book is to help students understand that public health practice occurs in a social content, and is subject to all the complexities of a social environment. The book can be used as a textbook supplement to Jo Fairbanks William H Wiese's,The Public Health Primer (SAGE, 1997); it can also be used on its own, or as a supplement to other textbooks in the field.

Case Study #10: Closure of a Planned Parenthood Clinic
Case study #10: Closure of a planned parenthood clinic

You are the county health manager in a southwestern state that borders Mexico. Currently, 150,000 people live in the county; 37,000 of them are women of childbearing age. The population is expected to double in 15 years. With a per capita income of just over

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