International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health

ISSN - 1840-4529


Medicine is Not Alone

Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman

Internal Medicine encompasses a broad variety of diseases affecting the inner organs of the body-the heart, lungs, liver and gastrointestinal tract, kidneys and urinary tract, spine, spinal column, nerves, muscles and joints. Internal medicine is a medical discipline dealing with a broad variety of issues related to illness and health affecting adult internal organs. The main focus of public health is on communities, which stresses disease prevention and health promotion for the whole community. Public health model utilizes a continuum of economic, human behavior and behavioral interventions, as well as medical treatment.