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    Legal Preparedness for Obesity Prevention and Control: The Structural Framework and the Role of Government.Demetrios L. Kouzoukas - 2009 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 37 (s1):24-27.
    This paper discusses the relationship between obesity, law, and public health preparedness as well as the relevant roles of public health practitioners, policymakers, and lawyers. Each group believes they have a unique role in this relationship although there can be overlap and/or lack of clarity as to what that role may be.The role of the lawyer in the public policy process is to identify relevant legal issues, to analyze them and give advice on the risks of taking a given action, (...)
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    Legal Preparedness for Obesity Prevention and Control: The Structural Framework and the Role of Government.Demetrios L. Kouzoukas - 2009 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 37 (s1):24-27.
    This paper discusses the relationship between obesity, law, and public health preparedness as well as the relevant roles of public health practitioners, policymakers, and lawyers. Each group believes they have a unique role in this relationship although there can be overlap and/or lack of clarity as to what that role may be.The role of the lawyer in the public policy process is to identify relevant legal issues, to analyze them and give advice on the risks of taking a given action, (...)
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    Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness: Legal Practitioner Perspectives.Demetrios L. Kouzoukas - 2008 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1):18-22.
    This paper provides an overview of recent US Department of Health and Human Services initiatives and efforts — under the leadership of the General Counsel, the Secretary, and the President — regarding legal preparedness for public health emergencies. In addressing this topic, the paper focuses on four core elements comprising public health legal preparedness:effective legal authorities to support necessary public health activities;competencies of public health professionals to know and then to apply those laws;coordination of the application of laws across jurisdictions (...)
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    Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness: Legal Practitioner Perspectives.Demetrios L. Kouzoukas - 2008 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1):18-22.
    This paper provides an overview of recent US Department of Health and Human Services initiatives and efforts — under the leadership of the General Counsel, the Secretary, and the President — regarding legal preparedness for public health emergencies. In addressing this topic, the paper focuses on four core elements comprising public health legal preparedness:effective legal authorities to support necessary public health activities;competencies of public health professionals to know and then to apply those laws;coordination of the application of laws across jurisdictions (...)
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