Public Health in the Digital Era: An Overlooked Public Health Issue

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Samlee Plianbangchang


Public health in the digital era is a significant aspect and important challenge for all public health professionals. Public health innovation, technology, and information are accelerating the advanced technique to improve the understanding of social, economic and political determinants of health; and these technologies are used for a population’s health improvement. Today, several modified/improved technologies are used to support public health professionals to achieve the availability, affordability, inter-activity, accessibility and portability of access to health care systems of a population.  Therefore, in digital 4.0 era, we as public health professionals need to improve our perspective and skill to use these advanced and suitable technologies to support our missions to maximize population health utilization and benefit.


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Plianbangchang, S. (2019). Public Health in the Digital Era: An Overlooked Public Health Issue. Journal of Health Science and Alternative Medicine, 1(1), 1-3. Retrieved from
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