Evidence-based public health: a fundamental concept for public health practice.

@article{Brownson2009EvidencebasedPH,
  title={Evidence-based public health: a fundamental concept for public health practice.},
  author={Ross C. Brownson and Jonathan E. Fielding and Christopher M Maylahn},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={
          175-201
        }
}
Despite the many accomplishments of public health, a greater attention to evidence-based approaches is warranted. This article reviews the concepts of evidence-based public health (EBPH), on which formal discourse originated about a decade ago. Key components of EBPH include making decisions on the basis of the best available scientific evidence, using data and information systems systematically, applying program-planning frameworks, engaging the community in decision making, conducting sound… 

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