Public health encompasses a vast array of research topics, locations, and populations. Explore the variety of resources Population Health Exchange offers. And check back often—new content is added frequently.
A key component of change is effective and informative advocacy—even the smallest event can be used to reach policy goals.
Every year climate change-related extreme weather events and conditions become more frequent and intense. While this pattern affects the well-being of all, vulnerable and marginalized populations continue to face the greatest health challenges.
Public health interventions don’t just happen. Understanding how to effectively translate your research to populations that need it most is paramount to the strategy.
With the explosion of data available at one’s fingertips, there is a growing need to transform raw data into meaningful information that can be used by decision makers.
Our environment is intrinsic to our health, with environmental exposures among the leading contributors to health problems. And while people are affected regardless of income and geography, environmental health risks especially threaten the most vulnerable among us.
How do social factors, the environment, and demographics affect a person's likelihood of developing a disease? Epidemiology is key in generating solutions to battle the world’s public health challenges, including answering these questions and creating interventions for preventative healthcare.
Passion for your work is essential, but understanding how to fundraise, budget, and make decisions based on financial information is just as important in realizing your goals.
Everyone should have an equal opportunity to attain their highest level of health. Understanding and utilizing the Social Determinants of Health, structural elements and conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, can lead to a holistic approach to disease prevention.
Effective leadership in health programs requires a unique set of professional skills, including healthcare management. This essential tool can enhance your ability to work in a variety of settings, prioritize resources, manage risks, motivate staff, and direct efforts to improve program performance.
Understanding the ways in which mental illness develops, manifests, and is treated is key to promoting wellness and resilience.
Monitoring and Evaluation
In the past decade, the scale, scope, and complexity of health research and evaluation has grown rapidly, creating growing demand for qualified individuals to design, conduct, analyze, and evaluate health studies and programs across the globe.
Implementing and evaluating the appropriate research methods is essential to developing solutions to complex health challenges.
Public health research produces a lot of data that needs to be evaluated in order to advocate for impactful interventions. Having a firm grasp of the statistical computing skill-set can help you analyze this information effectively.