The Federal Government's Role in Public Health Information


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Which of the following best defines public health?

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1. Which organization is most responsible for monitoring for the outbreak of infectious diseases affecting human health and safety?

2. Which of the following organizations is most likely to provide information about clinical trials for new drugs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your comprehension of government and public health information. Subjects you should know in order to successfully complete the quiz include description of CDC, FDA and NIH and the organization that is responsible for drug recalls.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can understand the following with the quiz and worksheet:

  • Organization responsible for infectious diseases and human health
  • Responsible organization that gives information about drug recalls
  • Definition of public health
  • Description of CDC, FDA and NIH
  • Organization that provides information about clinical trials

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on government and health
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about an organization that is responsible for taking care of infectious diseases and human health
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding an organization that provides information about drug recalls

Additional Learning

To fully understand information about public health, review the related lesson called The Federal Government's Role in Public Health Information. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what public health is and why it is important
  • Learn about different organizations that play a role in public health
  • Apply knowledge of the lesson to an example