Concerned with protecting and improving the health of communities and populations. Public health includes such diverse topics as preventive medicine; health education and promotion; sanitation and hygiene; communicable-disease control; emergency medical services; assessment and monitoring and organization of health services and policies.
Please check each subcategory and choose the one most appropriate for your site, as this will minimize the time before it is reviewed. Sites will be accepted at the top level only if they apply to more than one of the subcategories, or if there is no suitable subcategory.

Sites listed here will conform to the general requirements of http://dmoz.org/Health/ in terms of being more informational than commercial.

Community health involves activities of local communities to manage healthcare, prevent diseases, provide primary care, teach health practices and hygiene, and promote a healthful environment.
Sites listed here will be concerned with the provision of health care services by means of mobile facilities. Services may include medical, dental, or allied health care, and may be provided by doctors, nurses or other health professionals.
Sites listed here will focus on avoiding and preventing poisoning. Sites concerned mainly with first aid and treatment of poisoning will be listed in First Aid, and sites about poisonous materials themselves are found in Hazardous Substances(for the workplace) and Environmental Health.
Schools and graduate programs offering study in public health as well as continuing education programs for public health clinicians.
Emergency services is a listing of sites that contains information or resources related to Public health and Safety. This may include areas such as EMS, Hospitals, Rescue Squads and Fire Departments. Manufactures and product suppliers should submit to: Business/Industries/Healthcare/Products and Services/ Emergency or: Shopping/Home_and_Garden/Emergency_Supplies/
Submissions to this category are ONLY for sites that contains information or resources related to Public Health and Safety.

Manufactures and product suppliers should submit to: Business/Industries/Healthcare/Products and Services/ Emergency

or:

Shopping/Home_and_Garden/Emergency_Supplies

Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease.

Provides information on first aid topics aimed at health consumers. This information is not intended to replace the advice of healthcare professionals.

Please note the related categories and @linked categories, and submit sites to the correct location. Sites involved with product sales should submit to Shopping/Health and Beauty. First aid training organisations should submit their site to Education and Training

The history of public health including large public health campaigns.
For sites concerning the nature and management of the particular health problems of indigenous people.
This category is for sites which refer to indigenous people in general, or to more than one such group.

Sites about the health of only Australian Aboriginals belong in Health of Australian Aboriginals and those concerning only Native Americans should be submitted to Health of Native Americans.

Sites providing information on improving safety for patients and residents in health care organizations. Issues include implementation of patient safety programs, the responsibility of organization leadership to create a culture of safety, prevention of medical errors, and the hospital's responsibility to tell a patient if he or she has been harmed by the care provided.
Please submit only sites which focus on patient safety issues. Sites providing information on general public health should be listed under Health: Public Health and Safety: Policy and Regulation.

Thank you.

Sites providing information on regulatory issues, compliance, clinical guidelines, and developments in health care services.
Rural communities often have different health and safety priorities because of their isolation and/or the nature of work and recreation undertaken.
Sites listed here will be concerned with general health and safety issues in rural areas.

If your site is concerned mainly with rural doctors or nurses it should be submitted to Family Medicine or Community Nursing.

Data collection and analysis are needed in order to be able to quantify the effect of risk factors and health intervention on populations.
The branch of medicine concerned with diseases, mainly of parasitic origin, common in tropical and subtropical regions. National Library of Medicine - Medical Subject Headings-2000 MeSH