• Osman Ali Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, UKM, Jalan Yaacob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



Public health in the new millenium  will face greater challenges especially directly from globalisation. New challenges will required new responses. The quest for a relevant, quality, cost­ effective and equity in health care should be continued and strengthened by using the most appropriate and effective health promotion strategies and health care reform. New generation of health care providers especially public health professionals should play effective leadership roles, communicator, health provider, decision maker and health manager at the place or organisation they work with, to face ever changing challenges in the future.


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How to Cite

Osman Ali. (2001). PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE NEW MILLENIUM: CHALLENGES AND RESPONSES. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 1(1), 1–7.