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CHAPTER ONE

MANAGEMENT WORK

Health is often pursued through a variety of health programs and projects. For example, when a young adult achieves academic success and starts a promising career after overcoming a drug addiction, an effective treatment program may deserve much of the credit for the turnaround. When a person with type 2 diabetes leads an active and productive life, her health improvements may well be attributed to a program that helps her understand the disease and take an active role in controlling it. When a county health department mounts a project to enroll children in an innovative insurance plan, the impact on those children ...

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