They will also try to educate the community on and work toward preventing common health problems. Research is used to validate funding for public health programs, reduce inequalities in healthcare, and increase access to services. Supported by Health Professionals Bank.
They provide information to individuals, families, and communities that create a framework for healthy living and healthy choices. They may work alone or as part of a multidisciplinary team. Some reasons why community members may not seek out medical care include: In more detail, the roles of public health nurses are:.