Introduction to Public Health

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Public health problems are diverse and include infectious diseases, chronic diseases, emergencies, injuries, environmental health threats, and more. Learn about public health’s role in smoke-free laws, disease tracking, and hurricane disaster response. Find out how focusing on the health of groups of people has made our lives longer, prevented early deaths, and continues to make us healthier. This video also introduces the Public Health Impact Pyramid as a framework to improve health.

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