What are the 10 essential services in public health?
1.Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems. (ie NHANES, Behavioral Risk Factor surveillance)
2.Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community (foodborne illness outbreak)
3.Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
4. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
5.Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
6. Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety. (restaurant inspections)
7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable. (ex. WIC)
8.Assure competent public and personal health care workforce. (provide, direct people to CEU / training)
9. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
10.Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.