The legal infrastructure of public health
This video is part of Public Health Learning Modules project funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and developed by Temple University Department of Public Health and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research as a free teaching resource for public health professionals.
For this component of the Session Long Project, you will describe the legal infrastructure of public health. Your task is to submit a paper that responds to the following questions:
Explain why law is a crucial part of public health practice.
Identify and describe the three types of public health law.
Identify two items on the list of the Ten Essentials Public Health Services that explicitly refer to law or policy.