What is the difference between public health and community health?

Discussion in 'Health and Medical Topics' started by John Wilson, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. John Wilson

    John Wilson Banned

    Hello friends,

    I would like to know that what is the difference between public health and community health ?

    Any suggestion would be highly appreciated here !!!

    Thanks for help
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  2. satellitedriver

    satellitedriver Moderator Staff Member

    A. Public health involves the health of the nation, and community health involves doctors and other health professionals in a community.
    B. Public health protects the health of everyone, and community health protects the health of all those in a particular community.
    C. Public health gives free health care to individuals, and community health keeps the food, water supply, and general environment healthy for the community.
    D. Public health is concerned with the health of individuals, and community health is concerned with overall health statistics.