The Picture of Health. Public Health Improvement Plan
Ten Essential Services of Public Health

Ten Essential Services of Public Health

1

Monitor Health Status to
Identify Community Health Problems

2

Diagnose and Investigate Health Hazards
and Health Problems in the Community

3

Inform, Educate and Empower People
About Health Issues

4

Mobilize Community Partnerships to Identify
and Solve Health Problems

5

Develop Policies and Plans that Support
Individual and Community Health Efforts

6

Enforce Laws and Regulations that
Protect Health and Ensure Safety

7

Link People to Needed Personal Health Services
and Assure the Provision of Health Care
when Otherwise Unavailable

8

Assure a Competent Public Health Work Force

9

Evaluate Effectiveness, Accessibility and Quality
of Personal and Population-based Health Services

10

Research for New Insights and
Innovative Solutions to Health Problems