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[COVID-19 and Its Potential for Disruption and Transformation in Public Health: Lessons Learned from the Perspective of Young Professionals]. / COVID-19 zwischen Disruption und Transformation der öffentlichen Gesundheit: Erste Lehren aus Perspektive des Nachwuchses.
Sell, Kerstin; Kuhn, Eva; Arnold, Laura; Boehm, Claudia; Gepp, Sophie; Havemann, Matthias; Herrmann, Lukas; Hommes, Franziska; Jung, Laura; Mathé, Philipp; Mörschel, Katharina; Stratil, Jan; Fischer, Florian.
  • Sell K; Nachwuchsnetzwerk Öffentliche Gesundheit, Deutschland.
  • Kuhn E; Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Lehrstuhl für Public Health und Versorgungsforschung, Institut für medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (IBE), Munchen, Deutschland.
  • Arnold L; Pettenkofer School of Public Health, München, Deutschland.
  • Boehm C; Nachwuchsnetzwerk Öffentliche Gesundheit, Deutschland.
  • Gepp S; Universitätsklinikum Bonn Institut für Hygiene und öffentliche Gesundheit, Sektion Global Health, Bonn, Deutschland.
  • Havemann M; Nachwuchsnetzwerk Öffentliche Gesundheit, Deutschland.
  • Herrmann L; Akademie für öffentliches Gesundheitswesen, Akademie für Öffentliches Gesundheitswesen, Duesseldorf, Deutschland.
  • Hommes F; Nachwuchsnetzwerk Öffentliche Gesundheit, Deutschland.
  • Jung L; Nachwuchsnetzwerk Öffentliche Gesundheit, Deutschland.
  • Mathé P; Nachwuchsnetzwerk Öffentliche Gesundheit, Deutschland.
  • Mörschel K; Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Standort Marburg, Klinik für Anästhesie und Intensivmedizin, Marburg, Deutschland.
  • Stratil J; Nachwuchsnetzwerk Öffentliche Gesundheit, Deutschland.
  • Fischer F; Unified for Health e.V., Gießen, Deutschland.
Gesundheitswesen ; 83(11): 894-899, 2021 Nov.
Article in German | MEDLINE | ID: covidwho-1440494
ABSTRACT
The COVID-19 pandemic has both exposed and intensified various challenges for Public Health and the Public Health service (ÖGD) in Germany. However, it also offers a window of opportunity for effective long-term transformation of the country's Public Health system. Against this backdrop, an online survey was carried out among the members of the German Network of Young Professionals in Public Health (Nachwuchsnetzwerk Öffentliche Gesundheit (NÖG)) in October and November 2020. It sought to elicit members' experiences and views related to Public Health during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resulting preliminary "lessons learned" for the German Public Health context are presented in this article. Based on the results of the survey, recommendations were formulated which are intended to provide targeted and concrete advice for the strengthening and transformation of Public Health in Germany. The main issues that preoccupied the young professionals were the increased public and political attention to Public Health and the narrow focus on infectious disease control, the standing of Public Health in Germany and the strengths and weaknesses of Public Health structures and workforce. The recommendations are aimed at promoting long-term and holistic strengthening of Public Health, with the training of an interdisciplinary workforce of young professionals presenting a key focus.
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Full text: Available Collection: International databases Database: MEDLINE Main subject: Public Health / COVID-19 Limits: Humans Country/Region as subject: North America / Europa Language: German Journal: Gesundheitswesen Journal subject: Public Health Year: 2021 Document Type: Article

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Full text: Available Collection: International databases Database: MEDLINE Main subject: Public Health / COVID-19 Limits: Humans Country/Region as subject: North America / Europa Language: German Journal: Gesundheitswesen Journal subject: Public Health Year: 2021 Document Type: Article