eagle-i University of Hawaii at ManoaUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa
See it in Search
This page is a preview of the following resource. Continue onto eagle-i search using the button on the right to see the full record.

Hawaii Department of Health

eagle-i ID


Resource Type

  1. Department


  1. Resource Description
    "Philosophy: Health, that optimal state of physical, mental, social and environmental well-being, is a right and responsibility of all of Hawaii's people. Goals: * Promote health and well-being * Prevent disease and injury * Promote healthy lifestyles and workplaces * Promote the strength and integrity of families and communities To prevent pollution and promote and preserve a clean, healthy and natural environment * Promote resource conservation (recycling) * Protect and enhance air and water quality To assure basic physical and mental health care (the five A's) * Affordable * Appropriate * Assured quality * Available * Accessible Guiding Principles * Ensure that core public health functions - assessment, policy, and assurance - are implemented or maintained. * Ensure that federal mandates, including court-ordered settlements are satisfied. * Ensure that resources are directed at those problems that pose the greatest risk to the public's health and the environment. * Ensure that appropriate and cost-effective resources are dispersed geographically and satisfy principles 1 to 3. * Ensure that the health department is the service provider of last resort for uninsurable populations and where there is no other satisfactory alternative."
  2. Website(s)
Provenance Metadata About This Resource Record
Copyright © 2016 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College
The eagle-i Consortium is supported by NIH Grant #5U24RR029825-02 / Copyright 2016