The Partnership of Public Health and Anthropology

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Jelenc, Marjetka (2016)
  • Publisher: Croatian Anthropological Society
  • Journal: Collegium antropologicum, volume 40, issue 2 (issn: 0350-6134)
  • Subject: anthropology; public health; biological medical anthropology; population

Public health focuses on health of the population and it is concerned with threats to health based on population health analysis. Anthropology covers most aspects that concern human beings. Both sciences converge on community and this fact represents a foundation for the partnership between public health and anthropology. Biological/medical anthropology is one of the highly developed fields of anthropology and the most important for public health.
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