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Highlighting the importance of “popular epidemiology”
  1. Gareth Morgan
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr G Morgan
 41 Ffordd Beck, Gowerton, Swansea SA4 3GE, Wales;

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Common sense dictates that communities that feel most understood in terms of daily experience will also be the ones most receptive to a health improvement policy.

In Wales, the community councils represent the lowest tier of local government. From personal service experience in one of the councils it seems that day to day, people are concerned with matters such as dog fouling, small scale vandalism, litter, and car parking facilities. These community concerns have …

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  • Conflicts of interest: none declared.

  • The author is a Community Councillor, Gowerton, Wales

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