Definition of public health in English:
The health of the population as a whole, especially as monitored, regulated, and promoted by the state: chlorine has been used to disinfect water supplies to protect public health [as modifier]: a public health risk
More example sentences
- Outbreaks of yellow fever and cholera increased the role of city government in public-health matters.
- America is one of the few places on the planet where obesity has become a public-health epidemic.
- Public-health history has emphasized the importance of efforts to control pathogens.
Definition of public health in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan