Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health.

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage. They range from arsenic in drinking water to asthma among children and adults; from the re-emergence of cholera, to increasing cancer rates and other chronic diseases; from AIDS to malaria...

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Main Author: Parker, Richard G. (Richard Guy), 1956-
Other Authors: Sommer, Marni
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and tables; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Part I: The Transition from International Health to Global Health; 2 Global Health in Transition; 3 The World Health Organization and the World of Global Health; 4 The Shifting Landscape of Public Health: From International to Global Health*; 5 From International to Global: Framing Health in the New Millennium; 6 International Health, Global Health, and Human Rights; Part II: Structural Inequalities and Global Public Health.
  • 7 Global Health Inequities: Structures, Power, and the Social Distribution of Health8 Eliminating Global Health Inequities: Bridging the Gap; 9 Gender-Based Inequities in Global Public Health; 10 From Natural History of Disease to Vulnerability: Changing Concepts and Practices in Contemporary Public Health; 11 Attacking Inequality in Health: A Challenging but Winnable War; 12 Pathways to Health Systems Strengthening for the Bottom Billion; Part III: Ecological Transformation and Environmental Health in the Global System.
  • 13 Climate Change and Global Public Health: Impacts, Research, and Actions14 Water and Health: Fragile Sources; 15 Double Jeopardy: Vulnerable Children and the Possible Global Lead Poisoning/Infectious Disease Syndemic; 16 Air Pollution and Global Public Health; Part IV: Population and Reproductive Health; 17 The Evolution of Reproductive Health and Rights; 18 A Generation at Risk: Prioritising Child and Youth Health; 19 Reducing Death and Disability from Unsafe Abortion; 20 Masculinity and Its Public Health Implications for Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Prevention.
  • 21 Longevity and Ageing: The Success of Global Public HealthPart V: Conflict, Violence, and Emergencies in Global Public Health; 22 Conflict, Health, and Health Systems: A Global Perspective; 23 Ending Violence against Women: Essential to Global Health and Human Rights; 24 Protection of Children in Disaster and War; 25 Nutrition in Emergencies: Indicators and Reference Levels; 26 Water and Conflict: Moving from the Global to the Local; Part VI: Global Public Health Policy and Practice; 27 Global Health Diplomacy; 28 The Politics of Global Aid; 29 Global Tobacco Control Policy.
  • 30 Global Nutrition: Complex Aetiology Demands Social as well as Nutrient-Based Solutions31 Health Communication: A Catalyst to Behaviour Change; Part VII: Global Public Health and Development; 32 Tracking Development Assistance for Health, 1990 to 2007*; 33 Global Blindness and Visual Impairment; 34 Improving Maternal and Newborn Survival through Community Intervention; 35 Chronic Diseases: The Urgent Need for Action; 36 Creating Access to Health Technologies in Poor Countries; Part VIII: Global Mental Health; 37 Closing the Treatment Gap for Mental Disorders.