19.11.2012 05.Kislew. 5773
The annual Health Ministry conference on public health heard ways of preventing illness by sharing roles with the public.
Health promotion and disease prevention have always been a stepchild of the health system, even though heading off sickness and encouraging well-being are very cost effective. In the US, 99 percent of health resources are spent on treating those who already sick, according to Prof. Linda Neuhauser of the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Public Health at a Health Ministry conference on promotion and prevention in the Jerusalem International Convention Center earlier this month….