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Health prevention history


In 1953 J.M. Mackintosh, professor of public health at the University of London, noted a trend which characterized British public opinion on individual and community health during the first 50 years of this century. "Everyone says that prevention is better than cure"..

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United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3-14 June 1992

During the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 3-14 June 1992, the 'Earth Summit' concluded that the concept of sustainable development was an attainable goal for all people of the world. 

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