From National Negro Health Week to National Public Health Week

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Phoebe Ann Pollitt PhD, Associate Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: National Negro Health Week is a program that targeted the African-American population,and this precursor of National Public Health Week left a legacy of health awareness in the US. Theactive political participation of local and national National Negro Health Week groups led to pavedstreets, safer foods and drugs, clean water and more training and employment of African-Americanhealth workers.

Additional Information

Pollitt, Pheobe.(1996). “From National Negro Health Week to National Public Health Week”. Journal of Community Health, December, 1996. Version of record available at doi: 10.1007/BF01702601.
Language: English
Date: 1996

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