Impact of 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic on Mortality Rates in Savannah, GA
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Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
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Discuss availability and usefulness of historical primary health records at local health department. Describe impact of 1918 Spanish Influenza pandemic on mortality rate in Savannah, Georgia, during that time period. Compare Savannah's 1918 mortality rate to mortality rates for other national and international cities for same time period.
Keyword(s): Public Health Infrastructure, Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been active in public health activities, including teaching/education and research, for over 20 years. I have a DrPH and CHES certification, and serve as MPH program coordinator at my university. I have published and presented other research pertaining to influenza prevention.
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