Global epidemiology and public health in the 21st century. Applications of new technology.

@article{LaPorte1996GlobalEA,
  title={Global epidemiology and public health in the 21st century. Applications of new technology.},
  author={Ronald E. LaPorte and E Barinas and Yun Feng Chang and Ingrid Libman},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          162-7
        }
}
Epidemiology and public health need to change for the upcoming problems of the 21st century and beyond. We outline a four-point approach to produce this change. The first one is to take a systems approach to disease. The second approach discussed is the use of new techniques to "count" disease using capture-recapture. The third represents the application of telecommunications, especially the Internet, to public health. The fourth and final component represents the application, at the local… CONTINUE READING
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