Health security as a public health concept: a critical analysis.

@article{Aldis2008HealthSA,
  title={Health security as a public health concept: a critical analysis.},
  author={William L Aldis},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={369-75}
}
There is growing acceptance of the concept of health security. However, there are various and incompatible definitions, incomplete elaboration of the concept of health security in public health operational terms, and insufficient reconciliation of the health security concept with community-based primary health care. More important, there are major differences in understanding and use of the concept in different settings. Policymakers in industrialized countries emphasize protection of their… CONTINUE READING
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