The Partnership of Public Health and Anthropology

Marjetka Jelenc


Public health focuses on health of the population and it is concerned with threats to health based on population health analysis. Anthropology covers most aspects that concern human beings. Both sciences converge on community and this fact represents a foundation for the partnership between public health and anthropology. Biological/medical anthropology is one of the highly developed fields of anthropology  and the most important for public health.


anthropology, public health, biological medical anthropology, population

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