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Public health in Austria : [publication] : an analysis of the status of public health /

by Ladurner, Joy [edt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Observatory studies series ; 24.Publisher: [Brussels] : European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2011Description: XXIV, 355 p.ISBN: 9789289002493; 9289002492.SAPHIR theme(s): Systèmes de santé | Santé publiqueMeSH subject(s): Public Health | Public Health Practice | Delivery of Health Care | Public Health Administration | Health Policy | Public Health Practice -- standards | Delivery of Health Care -- economics | Delivery of Health Care -- organization & administration | Delivery of Health Care -- legislation & jurisprudence | AustriaPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: ReportOnline resources: Date de consultation : 12.12.2011 Summary: This book explores the key challenges facing Austria's public health system. Set firmly in the context of the history, scope, functions and responsibilities of public health in developed countries, it examines how the Austrian system has developed and adapted over the last 50 years to the benefit of the population. It also looks at the challenges presented by life in the 21st century. The book draws on both national research and expert interviews to present a fully-rounded picture. This shows that the public health system in Austria is struggling to maintain essential services and develop policies for improvement, and the study proposes strategies and policies to tackle these developments, looking in particular at change within the fields of education, research and training. [Ed.]
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This book explores the key challenges facing Austria's public health system. Set firmly in the context of the history, scope, functions and responsibilities of public health in developed countries, it examines how the Austrian system has developed and adapted over the last 50 years to the benefit of the population. It also looks at the challenges presented by life in the 21st century. The book draws on both national research and expert interviews to present a fully-rounded picture. This shows that the public health system in Austria is struggling to maintain essential services and develop policies for improvement, and the study proposes strategies and policies to tackle these developments, looking in particular at change within the fields of education, research and training. [Ed.]