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3 the value, importance, and oversight of health better used for quality improvement, public health, characteristics such as health status, age, education. Start studying public health test 2 which one of these has the fundamental responsibility to determine the health status and the health needs of the people. Mission the mission of the health and human services, public health department, is to maximize the quality of life across the lifespan by promoting health, protecting the environment, and preventing disease and injury. Return to handbook homepage public health is a blend of sciences, skills and convictions that is focused on the preservation and improvement of the health of all people through preventive (rather than curative) measures.
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