Why Work in Public Health? Ten Reasons to Choose a Public Health Career

10 reasons to choose a career in public health
The field of public health is burgeoning with growth and opportunities. Work in public health is constantly evolving in response to the needs of populations around the world – because at its core public health deals with the issue of the health of people and their communities. Public health workers work to improve the conditions and behaviors that affect health. Broadly speaking, they track, prevent and respond to disease outbreaks, promote healthy lifestyles, research disease and injury prevention, and work to limit health disparities. Public Health is everywhere, and public health initiatives affect people every single day in virtually every part of the world. The reasons people choose to work in public health are as diverse as the people themselves.…

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Resources for Finding Public Domain Images

Public Domain Images
We at CGPS are constantly working with visuals to make our online courses more engaging. Often, this means searching the Internet for images with suitable licensing for reuse, or most often for images that are in the public domain. UNE isn’t an ad-agency; it is a school. And while it is important that we maintain a budget for making what we do as pretty as possible, our primary job is to educate future professionals. So it’s important that we be able to find images that are not only good looking but also appropriately licensed for our use. More often than not, this means using images that are in the public domainthereby freeing us of the obligation to pay…

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