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Re: From health surveillance to health promotion: the changing focus in preventive children’s service
  1. Barry Zuckerman
  1. Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 771 Albany Street, Suite 3509, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA;

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Blair and Hall’s article1 provides an important justification from a shift in child health surveillance to child health promotion including the important role of other disciplines and agencies. This information is relevant to the US as it is to the UK. However, I would like to bring to their attention for inclusion into their recommendations an important evidence-based …

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  • Competing interests: Barry Zuckerman is CEO and Chair of Board of Reach Out and Read.