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Routledge handbook of global public health / edited by Richard Parker and Marni Sommer.

  • [s.l.] : Routledge, 2012.
  • London Routledge, 2012.
  • ©2011.
xxvi, 521 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 26 cm.
Summary note:
This text addresses emerging issues and conceptualizations in global health, expanding upon the critical priorities in this rapidly evolving field. It provides an authoritative overview for students, practitioners, researchers, and policy makers concerned with public health around the globe.
"First issued in paperback 2012"--Verso of title page.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 1. Introduction / Marni Sommer -- Part I: The transition from international health to global health. 2. Global health in transition / Fernando Chacon -- 3. The World Health Organization and the world of global health / Marcos Cueto -- 4. The shifting landscape of public health: from international to global health / Kelley Lee -- 5. From international to global: framing health in the new millennium / Ronald Labonte -- 6. International health, global health, and human rights / Sofia Gruskin -- Part II: Structural inequalities and global public health. 7. Global health inequities: structures, power, and the social distribution of health / Michael Marmot -- 8. Eliminating global health inequities: bridging the gap / Sharon A. Rachel -- 9. Gender-based inequities in global public health / Piroska Ostlin -- 10. From natural history of disease to vulnerability: changing concepts and practices in contemporary public health / Ivan Franca Jr. -- 11. Attacking inequality in health: a challenging but winnable war / Abdo Yazbeck -- 12. Pathways to health systems strengthening for the bottom billion / Paul Farmer -- Part III: Ecological transformation and environmental health in the global system. 13. Climate change and global public health: impacts, research, and actions / Colin D. Butler -- 14. Water and health: fragile sources / John Pasch -- 15. Double jeopardy: vulnerable children and the possible global lead poisoning/infectious disease syndemic / Merrill Singer -- 16. Air pollution and global public health / Marie Lynn Miranda -- Part IV: Population and reproductive health. 17. The evolution of reproductive health and rights / Ashley Wolfington -- 18. A generation at risk: prioritising child and youth health / Alex C. Ezeh -- 19. Reducing death and disability from unsafe abortion / Therese McGinn --
  • 20. Masculinity and its public health implications for sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention / Gary Barker -- 21. Longevity and ageing: the success of global public health / Linda P. Fried -- Part V: Conflict, violence, and emergencies in global public health. 22. Conflict, health, and health systems: a global perspective / Margaret E. Kruk -- 23. Ending violence against women: essential to global health and human rights / Terri-Ann Thompson -- 24. Protection of children in disaster and war / Alastair Ager -- 25. Nutrition in emergencies: indicators and reference levels / Helen Young -- 26. Water and conflict: moving from the global to the local / Avner Vengosh -- Part VI: Global public health policy and practice. 27. Global health diplomacy / Chantal Berger -- 28. The politics of global aid / Celina Su -- 29. Global tobacco control policy / Jonathan M. Samet -- 30. Global nutrition: complex aetiology demands social as well as nutrient-based solutions / Marion Nestle -- 31. Health communication: a catalyst to behaviour change / Gary Saffitz -- Part VII: Global public health and development. 32. Tracking development assistance for health, 1990 to 2007 / Christopher J.L. Murray -- 33. Global blindness and visual impairment / Alfred Sommer -- 34. Improving maternal and newborn survival through community intervention / David Osrin -- 35. Chronic diseases: the urgent need for action / Stephen Leeder -- 36. Creating access to health technologies in poor countries / Michael R. Reich -- Part: VIII Global mental health. 37. Closing the treatment gap for mental disorders / Martin Prince -- 38. Stigma, discrimination, social exclusion, and mental health: a public health perspective / Graham Thornicroft -- 39. Developing mental health programmes in low- and middle-income countries / Florence Baingana --
  • 40. Sexual violence: a priority research area for women's mental health / Rachel Jewkes -- Part IX: Global access to essential medicines. 41. Global access to essential medicines: past, present, and future / Eric Olawolu Moore -- 42. Challenges of local production of pharmaceuticals in improving access to medicines / Paul Lartey -- 43. Medicine safety and safe sccess to essential medicines: time for renewed attention and innovation / Fatima Suleman -- 44. Saving the lives of children by improving access to essential medicines in the community / Grace Adeya -- 45. Antiretrovirals as merit goods / Josh Busby -- Part X: Health systems, health capacity, and the politics of global public health. 46. Health systems strengthening: past, present, and future / Sara Bennett -- 47. Politics of global health: understanding the politics of aid / Rebecca Dodd -- 48. Developing drugs for the developing world: the role of product development partnerships / Maria C. Freire -- 49. Models of cooperation, capacity building, and the future of global health / Gerald T. Keusch -- 50. Long-term academic partnerships for capacity building in health in developing countries / Haile T. Debas.
Other title(s):
  • Global public health
  • Handbook of global public health
  • 0415818893
  • 9780415818896
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