Public Policy

Science / Genetics / Public Policy: A set of action guidelines or rules that result from the actions or lack of actions of governmental entities.

Other Words for Policy

Policy Verb Synonyms: approach, procedure, (game) plan, design, scheme, programme, method, system, management, conduct, behavior, strategy, tactic(s), principle(s), protocol, regulation, rule, custom, way, practice, ways and means, action
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Other Words for Public

Public Adjective Synonyms: open, manifest, exposed, overt, projected, plain, obvious, apparent, patent, clear, clear-cut, acknowledged, known, admitted, visible, viewable, conspicuous
Public Noun Synonyms: communal, community, common, general, collective, universal, catholic, popular, worldwide
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Public Health Statement

Health / Disease / Public Health Statement: The first chapter of an ATSDR toxicological profile. The public health statement is a summary written in words that are easy to understand. The public health statement explains how people might be exp MORE

Public Health Surveillance

Health / Disease / Public Health Surveillance: The ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health data. This activity also involves timely dissemination of the data and use for public health programs. MORE

Public Health Hazard Categories

Health / Disease / Public Health Hazard Categories: Public health hazard categories are statements about whether people could be harmed by conditions present at the site in the past, present, or future. One or more hazard categories might be appropriat MORE

Public Health Hazard

Health / Disease / Public Health Hazard: A category used in ATSDR's public health assessments for sites that pose a public health hazard because of long-term exposures (greater than 1 year) to sufficiently high levels of hazardous substances MORE

Public Health Advisory

Health / Disease / Public Health Advisory: A statement made by ATSDR to EPA or a state regulatory agency that a release of hazardous substances poses an immediate threat to human health. The advisory includes recommended measures to reduce exp MORE

Public Health Assessment (PHA)

Health / Disease / Public Health Assessment (PHA): An ATSDR document that examines hazardous substances, health outcomes, and community concerns at a hazardous waste site to determine whether people could be harmed from coming into contact with those MORE

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