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What is evidence-based public health?

In this video, we define evidence-based public health and why it is important.

In this video, we define evidence-based public health and why it is important.

So, evidence, evidence, evidence, I’m sure you’ve heard this quite frequently, but what constitutes evidence?

Rychetnik defines evidence as:

“Facts or testimony which is in support of/serves as a proof for a conclusion, statement, or belief.” Rychetnik et al. (2004)

Evidence-based public health

Evidence-based public health is a public health endeavour in which there is an informed, explicit, and judicious use of evidence that has been derived from any of a variety of science and social science research and evaluation methods. Sackett et al. (1997)

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