Positive and Negative Influences of Religion, Culture, and Tradition in Public Health

American Journal of Public Health
March 2019  109(3)
http://ajph.aphapublications.org/toc/ajph/current

GLOBAL LEVEL
Positive and Negative Influences of Religion, Culture, and Tradition in Public Health
Global Health, HIV/AIDS, Infections, Social Science, Public Health Practice, Public Health Workers, Other Infections
William H. Foege
109(3), pp. 378–378
…The late Jaroslav Pelikan of Yale University said that great scholarship is dependent on how much a person knows outside his or her field.4 Great public health is dependent on how much we know outside the usual confines of public health. Yemi Ademola of Nigeria said in 1965 that no field of human activity was beyond the interest of public health professionals.5 The Blevins article makes the case.