Child public health

Child public health part 4: paramedics at the forefront of child protection

‘Clinical staff working with children, young people and/or their parents/carers and/or any adult who could pose a risk to children and who could potentially contribute to assessing, planning,...

Child public health part 3: promoting healthy childhood

In 1986, the World Health Organization (WHO) met in Ottawa with the aim of promoting ‘Health for All’ by the year 2000 and beyond. Born out of that meeting was the Ottawa Charter, consisting of three...

Child public health part 2: prevention and where paramedics contribute

At the primary level, child public health aims to stop disease or conditions from occurring in the first place (Blair et al, 2010). Examples include healthy eating to reduce the development of obesity...

Child public health part 1: strategies for health

Blair et al (2010: 2) defines child public health as:.

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