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Adm. Sci. 2011, 1(1), 32-44; doi:10.3390/admsci1010032

Leprosy: International Public Health Policies and Public Health Eras

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School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6009, Perth, Australia
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School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Level 3, Samuels Building, Gate 11, Botany Street, Randwick, UNSW, Sydney 2052, Australia
Received: 17 July 2011 / Revised: 2 September 2011 / Accepted: 20 September 2011 / Published: 26 September 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Public Health Policy: An International Perspective)
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Abstract

Public health policies continue to play important roles in national and international health reforms. However, the influence and legacies of the public health eras during which such policies are formulated remain largely underappreciated. The limited appreciation of this relationship may hinder consistent adoption of public health policies by nation-states, and encumber disinvestment from ineffective or anachronistic policies. This article reviews seven public health eras and highlights how each era has influenced international policy formulation for leprosy control—“the fertile soil for policy learning”. The author reiterates the role of health leadership and health activism in facilitating consistency in international health policy formulation and implementation for leprosy control. View Full-Text
Keywords: public health eras; international public health policies; leprosy public health eras; international public health policies; leprosy
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Awofeso, N. Leprosy: International Public Health Policies and Public Health Eras. Adm. Sci. 2011, 1, 32-44.

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