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10 lessons in public health : inspiration for tomorrow's leaders

Author: Alfred Sommer
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2013.
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Explains when and why public health efforts triumph or fail. This title reveals the inner politics of world health decisions and how difficult it can be to garner support for new solutions. It tells  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sommer, Alfred, 1942-
10 lessons in public health.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012035330
(OCoLC)809310066
Named Person: Alfred Sommer; Alfred Sommer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Sommer
ISBN: 1421409054 9781421409054
OCLC Number: 833046308
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: Go where the problems are --
Get into the field --
Forget the job description --
Don't count on things staying the same --
Follow most, but not all, of the rules --
Collect good data --
even if you don't yet know what important questions they might answer --
Remember your humanity --
Use data to set policy --
If you think you're right, keep pushing --
Take the long view.
Other Titles: Ten lessons in public health
Responsibility: Alfred Sommer.
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