Books by Subject
- Acceptable risk in biomedical research : European perspectives — Florence Nightingale at first hand (100)
- Florence Nightingale on health in India — Lead and public health : science, risk and regulation (100)
- Leprosy-- a practical guide — South Texas health status review : a health disparities roadmap (100)
- Sports-based health interventions : case studies from around the world — Zika virus health information resources (50)
- 2006 ebraryGérard Vallée, editor, and Lynn McDonald, general editor.
- 2004 ebraryedited by Lynn McDonald.
- 2007 ebraryGérard Vallée, editor ; Lynn McDonald, general editor.Social Change in India shows the shift of focus that occurred during Florence Nightingale's more than forty years of work on public health in India. While the focus in the preceding volume, Health in India, was top-down reform, notably in the Royal Commission on the Sanitary State of the Army in India, this book documents concrete proposals for self-government, especially at the municipal level, and the encouragement of leading Indian nationals themselves. Famine and related epidemics continue to be issues, demonstrating the need for public works like irrigation and for greater self-help meas.
- 2006 CRCnetBASEedited by Morris Potter.pt. 1. Factors that influence interactions between foodborne pathogenic agents and consumers -- pt. 2. Human host factors that influence foodborne disease -- pt. 3. Agent factors of pathogenicity and virulence that influence foodborne disease.
- 2013 Am Soc Microbioledited by Michael P. Doyle, Robert L. Buchanan.Factors of special significance to food microbiology -- Microbial spoilage and public health concerns -- Foodborne pathogenic bacteria -- Nonbacterial pathogens -- Preservatives and preservation methods -- Fermentations and beneficial microorganisms -- Advanced techniques in food microbiology.
- 2011 WHO"WHO's third decade was characterized by a sense of optimism, perhaps naive in retrospect. There was a feeling that progress was possible, not only in health, but in social and economic ways to improve individual and collective well-being. This optimism was reflected in the approval by the Thirtieth World Health Assembly in May 1977 of resolution WHA30.43, which stated that WHO's main social target for the coming decades should be for all citizens of the world to attain by the year 2000 a level of health to enable them to lead socially and economically productive lives."--Introduction, p. vii.
- 2009 SpringerJoseph D. Tucker, Dudley L. Posten, editors ; Qiang Ren ... [et al.], co-editors.China's concentrated HIV epidemic is on the brink of becoming a generalized one and syphilis infection has become a major public health threat. Social factors relating to gender and gender inequality exacerbate the spread of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) in China. A better understanding of the proximate social determinants of HIV related to gender will be crucial to effectively curbing HIV and other STIs in China. Aspects of China's governance - including administrative procedures, the developing legal system, social institutions, and the public health infrastructure are instrumental in shaping strategies and responses to HIV. International studies suggest that women who are more economically and socially vulnerable may also have a greater risk of HIV infection, yet few initiatives have focused on discrete areas where achievable and sustainable gender policy measures could be linked to the public health response. This study presents perspectives ranging from criminology to social psychology to better understand how gender perspectives can inform HIV policy in the context of China. - Publisher's Description.
- Global and regional estimates of violence against women : prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence2013 WHOwritten by Claudia García-Moreno, Christina Pallitto, Karen Devries, Heidi Stöckl, Charlotte Watts, and Naeemah Abrahams."The report presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence). It shows, for the first time, global and regional estimates of the prevalence of these two forms of violence, using data from around the world. Previous reporting on violence against women has not differentiated between partner and non-partner violence."--Website.Also available: Print – 2013
- 2013 SpringerDavid V. McQueen, editor.Section I. Theoretical and methodological issues -- High-risk versus population prevention strategies for NCDs: Geoffrey Rose revisited in the twenty-first century -- Current and future theoretical foundations for NCDs and health promotion -- The nature of causality: beyond traditional evidence -- Surveillance for NCDs and health promotion: an issue of theory and method -- Section II. Lenses for understanding NCDs -- Learning from the social sciences in chronic diseases health promotion: structure, agency and distributive justice -- Contextual factors in health and illness -- The social determinants of non-communicable diseases: a political perspective -- Risk factors: tobacco -- Physical inactivity and health promotion: evidence and challenges -- NGOs addressing NCDs through a health promotion lens -- Health literacy as a lens for understanding non-communicable diseases and health promotion -- From healthy public policy to intersectoral action and health-in-all policies -- Section III. Approaches to NCDs -- Population health intervention research: a fundamental science for NCD prevention -- Planning and management of cross-sectoral programs: strategies to address NCDs -- The public policy approach: governments, institutions, welfare states and social justice -- Accelerating action on NCDs: Understanding and applying a social determinants of health framework for changes -- Cardiovascular health, risk, and disease: primordial and remedial strategies -- Advocacy strategies to address NCDs: actions to increase the profile of physical activity -- Advocacy strategies to address NCDs: tobacco control -- Evidence synthesis to inform NCD prevention and health promotion -- Using evidence to inform NCD prevention and heal promotion -- The health promotion argument: NCDs and public health -- Public health, NDCs, health promotion, and business partnering: benefits, concerns, remedies, and moving towards creative partnering -- Section IV. Institutions and organizations -- Framing international trade and chronic disease -- Addressing NCDs through multilateral engagement at the United Nations: The role of WHO -- Governance, policy, and institutions -- NCDs and civil society: a history and a roadmap -- Developing health promotion workforce capacity for addressing non-communicable diseases globally -- Health promotion for NCDs in and by hospitals: a health promoting hospital perspective.
- 2014Lawrence O. Gostin.Global health justice : towards a transformative agenda for health equity -- Globalized health hazards : the need for collective global action -- Global health law in the broader currents of global governance for health -- Fulfilling the promise of the World Health Organization -- Old and new institutions : from the World Bank to the Global Fund, GAVI Alliance, and Gates Foundation -- The international health regulations : responding to public health emergencies of international concern -- The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control : the global response to tobacco -- Health and human rights : human dignity, global justice, and personal security -- Global health, international trade, and intellectual property : toward a fair deal for the global south -- "Getting to zero" : scientific innovation, social mobilization, and human rights in the AIDS pandemic -- The international migration of health workers : a troubling example of global injustice -- Pandemic influenza: a case study on global health security -- The "silent" pandemic of non-communicable diseases -- Imagining global health with justice.
- 2010David William Hutton.Hepatitis B (HBV) is a vaccine-preventable viral disease that, if untreated, can lead to death from liver disease in 25 percent of patients. Infection with HBV is a major global public health problem, particularly in Asian populations. In an era of limited healthcare budgets, mathematical models can be useful tools to identify cost-effective programs and to support policymakers in making informed decisions. This dissertation describes research on public health policies related to screening, vaccination, and treatment for HBV. It also describe contributions to the theoretical literature on when to stop catch-up vaccination for chronic infectious diseases. In the United States as many as 10% of Asian and Pacific Islander adults are chronically infected with HBV, and up to two thirds are unaware that they are infected. Using Markov models of infection, treatment and disease, I find that screening programs for HBV among Asian and Pacific Islander adults are likely to be cost effective and have clinically significant benefits from identifying chronically infected persons for medical management. Liver disease associated with childhood-acquired HBV is a leading cause of death among adults in China. Approximately 20% of children under age 5 years and 40% of children aged 5 to 19 years remain unprotected from HBV. Using a Markov model of infection and disease progression I find that HBV catch-up vaccination for children and adolescents in China would improve the health of the population and save costs over the long term. Although the 20th century has seen incredible development of safe and effective vaccines, many people remain susceptible to vaccine-preventable diseases. "Catch-up vaccination" for age groups beyond infancy can be an attractive and effective means of immunizing people who were missed earlier. However, as vaccination rates increase, catch-up vaccination may become less attractive. This chapter addresses the question of when to discontinue catch-up vaccination programs as immunization rates increase. I use a cost-effectiveness framework: I consider the cost per quality-adjusted life year gained of catch-up vaccination efforts, as a function of immunization rates over time and consequent disease prevalence and incidence. I illustrate the results with the example of HBV catch-up vaccination in China. I contrast results from a dynamic modeling approach with an approach that ignores the impact of vaccination on disease incidence.
- 2013Deanna Kerrigan, Andrea Wirtz, Stefan Baral, Michele Decker, Laura Murray, Tonia Poteat, Carel Pretorius, Susan Sherman, Mike Sweat, Iris Semini, N'Della N'Jie, Anderson Stanciole, Jenny Butler, Sutayut Osornprasop, Robert Oelrichs, and Chris Beyrer.This volume presents an integrated epidemiologic, social, and economic analysis of the global epidemics of HIV among sex workers in low- and middle-income countries. The book provides a comprehensive review and synthesis of the available public health and social science data to characterize the nature, scope, and complexities of these epidemics. A community empowerment-based approach to HIV prevention, treatment, and care is outlined and demonstrated to be cost-effective across multiple settings, with a significant projected impact on HIV incidence among sex workers and transmission dynamics overall. The Global HIV Epidemics among Sex Workers seeks to assist governments, public health implementing agencies, donors, and sex worker communities to better understand and respond to the epidemics among a population facing heightened social and structural vulnerabilities to HIV. The book combines a systematic review of the global epidemiology of HIV among sex workers and in-depth case studies of the epidemiology, policy and programmatic responses and surrounding social contexts for HIV prevention, care and treatment in eight countries. The authors employ mathematical modeling and cost-effectiveness analysis to assess the potential country-level impact of a community empowerment-based approach to HIV prevention, treatment, and care among sex workers when taken to scale in four countries representing diverse sociopolitical contexts and HIV epidemics: Brazil, Kenya, Thailand, and Ukraine. In each setting, greater investment in prevention, treatment, and care for sex workers is shown to significantly reduce HIV. Together these findings underline the urgency of further global investment in comprehensive, human rights-based responses to HIV among sex workers.
- 2014 SpringerR. Gosselin, D. Spiegel, M. Foltz (eds.).Global Orthopedics: Caring for Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in Austere Settings was conceived and written to be a unique reference for surgeons working in resource-limited environments. The first sections provide historical background, global public health perspectives of orthopedics, the role of culture, and a broad discussion of non-surgical and non-orthopedic clinical topics that are rarely encountered in high-resource settings but that affect orthopedic care. Adult and pediatric trauma are presented in an anatomical format for easy reference, with a focus on the natural history and the best treatment methods within existing limitations. The chapters on musculoskeletal infections provide a wealth of knowledge about these common debilitating conditions that is unavailable in any other single modern text. The non-infectious pediatric conditions section has been written for the non-specialist to handle selected developmental and early childhood orthopedic problems commonly seen in low-resource settings. Detailed chapters on reconstruction surgery, tumor management, amputations, and the orthopedic needs in the face of conflicts and natural disasters round out the text.
- 2013 SpringerIchiro Kawachi, Soshi Takao, S.V. Subramanian, editors.The idea of social capital emerged in the social science disciplines to explain puzzling phenomena such as why some communities fare better in crisis than others. As the field matures, it has been adapted to wide-ranging issues such as population health. This book presents the major research issues as well as nuanced theoretical discussion in keeping with an evolving field in Europe, Asia, and the U.S. Background chapters analyze how social capital manifests in neighborhoods, workplaces, and schools, and its relationship to health. The second half offers guidelines for improving population health at the social capital level, and examples of interventions, such as microfinance programs, in which enhanced social capital and health benefits are a significant by-product. And a number of contributors debate the problems of defining the concept and using the term at all.
- 2016 WHOWorld Health Organanization.Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Executive summary -- Background -- Part 1. Global burden of diabetes -- 1.1. Mortality from high blood glucose, including diabetes -- 1.2. Prevalence of diabetes and associated risk factors -- 1.3 Burden and trends in the complications of diabetes -- 1.4. Summary -- Part 2. Preventing diabetes -- 2.1. Population-based prevention -- 2.2. Preventing diabetes in people at high risk -- 2.3. Summary -- Part 3. Managing diabetes -- 3.1. Diagnosis and early detection -- 3.2. Management of diabetes--core components -- 3.3. Integrated management of diabetes and other chronic health conditions -- 3.4. Access to essential medicines and basic technologies -- 3.5. Summary -- Part 4. National capacity for prevention and control of diabetes: a snapshot -- 4.1. National policies and plans for diabetes -- 4.2. National guidelines and protocols -- 4.3. Availability of essential medicines and technologies -- 4.4. Surveillance and monitoring -- 4.5. Summary -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Annexes -- Annex A. Current WHO recommendations for the diagnostic criteria for diabetes and intermediate hyperglycaemia -- Annex B. Methods for estimating diabetes prevalence, overweight and obesity.Also available: Print – 2016
- 2014 WHOThe WHO Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer highlights that 372,000 people drown worldwide each year. Drowning is among the ten leading causes of death for children and young people in every region of the world. The report sets out the evidence showing a range of effective drowning prevention strategies, and makes a number of recommendations for concrete measures to be taken by national and local governments. With the release of this report, WHO aims to galvanize attention and action to this issue by highlighting how collaboration across sectors can save lives.--Publisher description.
- 2014 WHOThe Global status report on alcohol and health 2014 presents a comprehensive perspective on the global, regional and country consumption of alcohol, patterns of drinking, health consequences and policy responses in Member States. It represents a continuing effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support Member States in collecting information in order to assist them in their efforts to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, and its health and social consequences. The report was launched in Geneva on Monday 12 May 2014 during the second meeting of the global network of WHO national counterparts for implementation of the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol.--Publisher's description.
- 2014 WHOThis global status report on prevention and control of NCDs (2014), is framed around the nine voluntary global targets. The report provides data on the current situation, identifying bottlenecks as well as opportunities and priority actions for attaining the targets. The 2010 baseline estimates on NCD mortality and risk factors are provided so that countries can report on progress, starting in 2015. In addition, the report also provides the latest available estimates on NCD mortality (2012) and risk factors, 2010-2012. All ministries of health need to set national NCD targets and lead the development and implementation of policies and interventions to attain them. There is no single pathway to attain NCD targets that fits all countries, as they are at different points in their progress in the prevention and control of NCDs and at different levels of socioeconomic development. However all countries can benefit from the comprehensive response to attaining the voluntary global targets presented in this report.--Publisher description.
- 2011 WHO"This report sets out the statistics, evidence and experiences needed to launch a more forceful response to the growing threat posed by noncommunicable diseases. While advice and recommendations are universally relevant, the report gives particular attention to conditions in low- and middle-income countries, which now bear nearly 80% of the burden from diseases like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and chronic respiratory diseases. The health consequences of the worldwide epidemic of obesity are also addressed. The report takes an analytical approach, using global, regional and country-specific data to document the magnitude of the problem, project future trends, and assess the factors contributing to these trends. As noted, the epidemic of these diseases is being driven by forces now touching every region of the world: demographic aging, rapid unplanned urbanization, and the globalization of unhealthy lifestyles"--Publisher's description.
- 2014 WHOSupplement WHOWorld Health Organization."This is the nineteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and financing TB prevention care and control at global regional and country levels using data reported by over 200 countries that account for over 99% of the world's TB cases. The report is accompanied by a special supplement that marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Global Project on Anti-TB Drug Resistance Surveillance. The supplement highlights the latest status of knowledge about the epidemic of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and the programmatic response."--Ebook Library.
- 2015 WHOAlso available: Print – 2015
- 2012 WHOWorld Health Organization."The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Report 2012 provides the latest information and analysis about the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic and progress in TB care and control at global, regional and country levels. It is based primarily on data reported by WHO's Member States in annual rounds of global TB data collection. In 2012, 182 Member States and a total of 204 countries and territories that collectively have more than 99% of the world's TB cases reported data." --Executive summary, p. 1.Also available: Print – 2012
- 2013 WHOWorld Health Organization.ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. The burden of disease caused by TB -- ch. 3. TB case notifications and treatment outcomes -- ch. 4. Drug-resistant TB -- ch. 5. Diagnostics and laboratory strengthening -- ch. 6. Addressing the co-epidemics of TB and HIV -- ch. 7. Financing -- ch. 8. Research and development.Also available: Print – 2013
- 2006 Springeredited by Belinda Bennett and George F. Tomossy.
- 2005 Springeredited by S.H.E. Kaufmann and P.-H. Lambert.
- 2011 ebraryMargaret A. Post.Organizational pathways to political incorporation : the role of coalitions -- Immigrant political power : claims-making coalitions and policy outcomes -- Research design for theory and practice -- Massachusetts and California : 2004-2007 -- Organizational analysis : process and outcomes -- Immigrant organizations and policy change : the future role of coalitions.
- 2006David S. Barnes.Introduction -- "Not everything that stinks kills" : odors and germs on the streets of Paris, 1880 -- The sanitarian's legacy, or how health became public -- Taxonomies of transmission : local etiologies and the equivocal triumph of germ theory -- Putting germ theory into practice -- Toward a cleaner and healthier republic -- Odors and "infection," 1880 and beyond -- The legacy of the twentieth century.
- 2007 NCIedited by Allan Best ... [et al.].
- 2005 FDAI. Introduction -- A. Background -- B. Scope of the Guidance -- II. Safety Specification -- A. Elements of the Specification -- 1. Nonclinical -- 2. Clinical -- B. Summary -- III. Pharmacovigilance Plan -- A. Structure of the Pharmacovigilance Plan -- 1. Summary of Ongoing Safety Issues -- 2. Routine Pharmacovigilance Practices -- 3. Action Plan for Safety Issues -- 4. Summary of Actions To Be Completed, Including Milestones -- B. Pharmacovigilance Methods -- IV. References -- Annex - Pharmacovigilance Methods.
- 2005 FDAI. Introduction -- II. Background -- A. PDUFA III'S Risk Management Guidance Goal -- B. Overview of the Risk Management Guidances -- III. The Role of Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology in Risk Management -- IV. Identifying and Describing Safety Signals: From Case Reports to Case Series -- A. Good Reporting Practice -- B. Characteristics of a Good Case Report -- C. Developing a Case Series -- D. Summary Descriptive Analysis of a Case Series -- E. Use of Data Mining to Identify Product-Event Combinations -- F. Safety Signals that may Warrant Further Investigation -- G. Putting the Signal into Context: Calculating Reporting Rates vs. Incidence Rates -- V. Beyond Case Review: Investigating a Signal Through Observational Studies -- A. Pharmacoepidemiologic Studies -- B. Registries -- C. Surveys -- VI. Interpreting Safety Signals: From Signal to Potential Safety Risk -- VII. Beyond Routine Pharmacovigilance: Developing a Pharmacovigilance Plan.
- 2011 WHO"... presents the public health significance of ships in terms of disease and highlights the importance of applying appropriate control measures"--Back cover.
- 2011 WHO1. Introduction -- 2. A conceptual framework for implementing the Guidelines -- 3. Health-based targets -- 4. Water safety plans -- 5. Surveillance -- 6. Application of the Guidelines in specific circumstances -- 7. Microbial aspects -- 8. Chemical aspects -- 9. Radiological aspects -- 10. Acceptability aspects: Taste, odour and appearance -- 11. Microbial fact sheets -- 12. Chemical fact sheets.
- 2006 ScienceDirectedited by Michael M. Wagner, Andrew W. Moore, Ron M. Aryel.Pt. I. The challenge of biosurveillance. Introduction / Michael M. Wagner -- Outbreaks and investigations / Virginia Dato, Richard Shephard, and Michael M. Wagner -- Case detection, outbreak detection, and outbreak characterization / Michael M. Wagner, Louise S. Gresham, and Virginia Dato -- Functional requirements for biosurveillance / Michael M. Wagner, Loren Shaffer, and Richard Shephard -- Pt. II. Organizations that conduct biosurveillance and the data they collect. Governmental public health / Rita Velikina, Virginia Dato, and Michael M. Wagner -- The healthcare system / Michael M. Wagner, William R. Hogan, and Ron M. Aryel -- Animal health / Richard Shephard, Ron M. Aryel, and Loren Shaffer -- Laboratories / Charles Brokopp ... [et al.] -- Water suppliers / Jason R.E. Shepard ... [et al.] -- Food and pharmaceutical industries / Ron M. Aryel and T.V. (Sunil) Anklekar -- Coroners and medical examiners / Ron M. Aryel and Michael M. Wagner -- Other organizations that conduct biosurveillance / Michael M. Wagner ... [et al.] -- Pt. III. Data analysis. Case detection algorithms / Fu-Chiang Tsui ... [et al.] -- Classical time-series methods for biosurveillance / Weng-Keen Wong and Andrew W. Moore -- Combining multiple signals for biosurveillance / Andrew W. Moore ... [et al.] -- Methods for detecting spatial and spatio-temporal clusters / Daniel B. Neill and Andrew W. Moore -- Natural language processing for biosurveillance / Wendy W. Chapman -- Bayesian methods for diagnosing outbreaks / Gregory F. Cooper ... [et al.] -- Atmospheric dispersion modeling in biosurveillance / William R. Hogan -- Methods for algorithm evaluation / Michael M. Wagner and Garrick Wallstrom -- Pt. IV. Newer types of surveillance data. Methods for evaluating surveillance data / Michael M. Wagner -- Sales of over-the-counter healthcare products / William R. Hogan and Michael M. Wagner -- Chief complaints and ICD codes / Michael M. Wagner ... [et al.] -- Absenteeism / Leslie Lenert ... [et al.] -- Emergency call centers / Ron M. Aryel and Michael M. Wagner -- The internet as sentinel / Michael M. Wagner, Heather A. Johnson, and Virginia Dato -- Physiologic and space-based sensors / Ron M. Aryel -- Data NOS (not otherwise specified) / Michael M. Wagner and Murray Campbell -- Pt. V. Decision making. Decision analysis / Agnieszka Onisko, Garrick Wallstrom, and Michael M. Wagner -- Probabilistic interpretation of surveillance data / Garrick Wallstrom, Michael M. Wagner, and Agnieska [sic] Onisko -- Economic studies in biosurveillance / Bruce Y. Lee ... [et al.] -- Pt. VI. Building and field testing biosurveillance systems. Information technology standards in biosurveillance / William R. Hogan and Michael M. Wagner -- Architecture / Jeremy Espino and Michael M. Wagner -- Advancing organizational integration: negotiation, data use agreements, law and ethics / M. Cleat Szczepaniak ... [et al.] -- Other design and implementation issues / Steve DeFrancesco, Kevin Hutchison, and Michael M. Wagner -- Project management / Neil Jacobson, Sherry Daswani, and Per H. Gesteland -- Methods for field testing of biosurveillance systems / Michael M. Wagner.
- 2012 Wileyedited by Rafael Obregon and Silvio Waisbord.Front Matter -- Introduction -- Perspectives on Communication and Global Health. Theoretical Divides and Convergence in Global Health Communication / Silvio Waisbord, Rafael Obregon -- New Perspectives on Global Health Communication / Collins O Airhihenbuwa, Mohan J Dutta -- Rethinking Health Communication in Aid and Development / Elizabeth Fox -- Toward a Global Theory of Health Behavior and Social Change / Douglas Storey, maria elena Figueroa -- Theoretical Perspectives on and Approaches to Health Communication in a Global Context. The Impact of Health Communication Programs / Jane T Bertrand, Stella Babalola, Joanna Skinner -- Promoting Health through Entertainment-Education Media / William J Brown -- Interpersonal Health Communication / Rukhsana Ahmed -- Community Health and Social Mobilization / Catherine Campbell, Kerry Scott -- Health, News, and Media Information / Jesus Arroyave -- Using Complexity-Informed Communication Strategies to Address Complex Health Issues / Virginia Lacayo -- Community Media, Health Communication, and Engagement / Linje Manyozo -- Global E-health Communication / L Suzanne Suggs, Scott C Ratzan -- Managing Fear to Promote Healthy Change / Merissa Ferrara, Anthony J Roberto, Kim Witte -- Innovations in the Evaluation of Social Change Communication for HIV and AIDS / Ailish Byrne, Robin Vincent -- Case Studies of Applied Theory and Innovation. Mobile Phones / Katherine de Tolly, Peter Benjamin -- Social Marketing and Condom Promotion in Madagascar / W Douglas Evans, Kim Longfield, Navendu Shekhar, Andry Rabemanatsoa, Ietje Reerink, Jeremy Snider -- Participatory Health Communication Research / Karen Greiner -- Egypt's Initiative / Ron Hess, Dominique Meekers, J Douglas Storey -- Risk Communication and Emerging Infectious Diseases / Ketan Chitnis -- Journalism and HIV / gregory Alonso Pirio -- jovenHABLAjoven / jair vega Casanova, carmen R Mendivil Calder̤n -- Changing Gender Norms for HIV and Violence Risk Reduction / Julie Pulerwitz, Gary Barker, Ravi Verma -- Women's Health and Healing in the Peruvian Amazon / Ami Sengupta, Eliana Elias -- Positive Deviance, Good for Global Health / Arvind Singhal, Luc̕a Dur̀ -- Health Promotion from the Grassroots / mar̕a Beatriz Torres -- ₃Children can't wait₄ / Shereen Usdin, Nicola Christofides -- Crosscutting Issues. Capacity Building (and Strengthening) in Health Communication / Rafael Obregon, Silvio Waisbord -- Institutionalizing Communication in International Health / Jose Rimon, Suruchi Sood -- Communication and Public Health in a Glocalized Context / Thomas Tufte -- Conclusions: Rethinking the Field. Toward Social Justice in Directed Social Change / Srinivas R Melkote -- Conclusions / Silvio Waisbord, Rafael Obregon -- Index.
- 2007 Springeredited by Lynda S. Doll ... [et al.] ; Elizabeth N. Haas, managing editor.
- 2005 Springeredited by Sandro Galea and David Vlahov.Urban health: population, methods, and practice / Sandro Galea and David Vlahov -- Homeless people / Stephen W. Hwang and James R. Dunn -- Health of economically deprived populations in cities / Patricia O'Campo and Michael Yonas -- Racial/ethnic minority and health: the role of the urban environment / Luisa N. Borrell and Stephani L. Hatch -- Sexual minority groups and urban health / Ruth Finkelstein and Julie Netherland -- Health and health access among urban immigrants / Sana Loue and Nancy Mendez -- The urban environment, drug use, and health / Danielle Ompad and Crystal Fuller -- The health of children in cities / M. Chris Gibbons ... [et al.] -- Older adults: guardians of our cities / Linda Fried and Jeremy Barron -- The health of urban populations in developing countries: an overview / Mark R. Montgomery and Alex C. Ezeh -- Perspectives on the health of urban populations in Nepal / Tej Kumar Karki -- Integrative chapter: the health of urban populations / The editors -- An anthropological perspective on urban health / Frances K. Barg and Jane Kauer -- Epidemiology and urban health research / Sandro Galea and David Vlahov -- Design and analysis of group (or neighborhood) level urban studies / Donald Hoover -- Health services research in the city / Michael K. Gusmano and Victor G. Rodwin -- Urban health in developing countries: insights from demographic theory and practice / Mark R. Montgomery and Alex C. Ezeh -- Urban sociology and research methods on neighborhoods and health / Joseph A. Soares -- Bridging the gap between urban health and urban planning / Marlon G. Boarnet and Lois M. Takahashi -- Environmental health studies: environmental health methods for urban health / Jonathan M. Samet and Joseph H. Abraham -- Cost-effectiveness analysis for urban health research / Ahmed M. Bayoumi -- Integrative chapter: multi-disciplinary work and the study of urban health / The editors -- Building healthy cities: a focus on interventions -- Building healthy cities: the World Health Organization perspective / Roderick J. Lawrence -- Building healthy cities: legal frameworks and consideratons / Wendy C. Peraue -- Teaching urban health / Nicholas Freudenberg and Susan Klitzman -- Strategies that promote health in cities /a local health department's perspective / Mary T. Bassett ... [et al.] -- Providing health services to marginalized urban populations / Anita Palepu and Mark W. Tyndall -- Integrative chapters: teaching and practice for promoting health in cities / The editors.
- 2013 SpringerPatrick Loisel, Johannes R. Anema, editors.As work is recognized as beneficial to people's well-being, its absence is being considered in greater detail. Increasingly, work disability is being understood as a public health issue, and work disability prevention is gaining strength as an aspect of occupational health.The Handbook of Work Disability overviews this emerging field in accessible and practical fashion. This timely volume offers current theory for understanding the determinants of work disability (regardless of illness or injury that keeps individuals from the workplace), and a template for interventions that benefit both patient and other stakeholders. Experts across multiple fields examine the lives of work disabled patients, analyze the societal and workplace burden of work disability, and review bedrock concepts of the disability and its prevention. Featuring assessment tools, evidence-based intervention strategies, and insights into disorder-specific populations, this is information useful to the practicing clinician, the researcher, and the trainee. Included in the Handbook: Pain, chronicity, and disability.Measuring outcomes in work disability prevention.The influence of care providers on work disability. Psychosocial factors for disability and return to work.Core components of return-to-work interventions.Plus issue-specific chapters on low back pain, TBI, mental illness, and cancer. The Handbook of Work Disability is a definitive reference for psychologists, therapists, and rehabilitation professionals, as well as administrators, researchers, and students.
- v. 1-5, 1911-22.hrsg. von M. Rubner, M. v. Gruber und M. Ficker.
- Hazardous substances and human health : exposure impact and external cost assessment at the European scale2006 ScienceDirectTill M. Bachmann.
- 2007 SpringerDavid V. McQueen and Ilona Kickbusch ; with Louise Potvin ... [et al.].From a theory group to a theory book / Louise Potvin and Laura Balbo -- Modernity, public health, and health promotion : a reflexive discourse / Louise Potvin and David V. McQueen -- Critical issues in theory for health promotion / David V. McQueen -- Cultural capital in health promotion / Thomas Abel -- Understanding differentiation of health in late modernity by use of sociological systems theory / Jürgen M. Pelikan -- Managing uncertainty through participation / Louise Potvin -- Thinking health promotion sociologically / Laura Balbo -- Health governance : the health society / Ilona Kickbusch.
- 2012Rebecca Tannenbaum.Tannenbaum gives readers a comprehensive overview picture of medical practices from 1600 to 1800. She covers all aspects of medicine from surgery to the role of religion in healing, and describes the way in which all three cultures in colonial America-- European, African, and Native American-- thought about medicine.
- 2013 ebraryJoseph P. Byrne.Factors in early modern health and wellness -- Education and training : learned and non-learned -- Religion and medicine -- Women's health and medicine -- Infants and children -- Infectious diseases -- Environmental and occupational hazards -- Surgeons and surgery -- Mental and emotional health and disorders -- Apothecaries and their pharmacopeias -- War, health, and medicine -- Medical institutions -- Healing and the arts.
- 2010 SpringerAntony Morgan, Maggie Davies, Erio Ziglio, editors.Revitalising the public health evidence base: an asset model -- A salutogenic approach to tackling health inequalities -- A theoretical model of assets: the link -- Asset mapping in communities -- Assets based interventions: evaluating and synthesizing evidence of the effectiveness of the assets based approach to health promotion -- Resilience as an asset for healthy development -- How to assess resilience: reflections on a measurement model -- Measuring children's well-being: some problems and possibilities -- The relationship between health assets, social capital and cohesive communities -- Community empowerment and health improvement: the English experience -- Strengthening the assets of women living in disadvantaged situations: the German experience -- Sustainable community-based health and development programs in rural India -- The application and evaluation of an assets-based model in Latin America and the Caribbean: the experience with the healthy settings approach -- Parents and communities' assets to control under-five child malaria in rural Benin, West Africa -- Strengthening asset focused policy making in Hungary -- How forms in social capital can be an asset for promoting health equity -- Internal and external assets and Romanian adolescents' health: an evidence-based approach to health promoting schools policy -- Bringing it all together: the salutogenic response to some of the most pertinent public health dilemmas.
- 2011 Springeredited by Laura Sessums, Lyle Dennis, Mark Liebow, William Moran, Eugene Rich.Clinicians and Health Care Advocacy: The Reasons Why -- How Does Federal Health Policy Work? -- Tools and Resources to Build Advocacy Skills -- Opportunities for Advocacy in the Legislative Branch -- The Rules of the Game -- Advocacy in the Executive Branch of Government -- Establishing a Health Policy Strategy at the Association Level -- Building Partnerships and Coalition Advocacy -- State-Level Advocacy -- Local Advocacy for the Health Care Professional -- Clinicians and Health Care Advocacy: What Comes Next?.
- 2014 Springeredited by Christian Janssen, Enno Swart, Thomas von Lengerke.Part I Introduction -- Theorizing, empiricizing and analyzing health care utilization in Germany: An introduction -- Part II Theory -- Re-revisiting the Behavioral Model of Health Care Utilization by Andersen: A review on theoretical advances and perspectives -- Health care utilization within the system of statutory sickness funds in Germany -- Part III Methodology -- The problem of repeated surveys: How comparable are their results regarding utilization of medical services? -- Health care utilization research using secondary data -- Health care utilization: Insights from qualitative research -- Part IV Results: Selected determinants -- Gender and utilization of health care -- Socioeconomic status and health care utilization in Germany: A systematic review -- Migration and health care utilization in the European context -- How do socioeconomic factors influence the amount and intensity of services utilization by family caregivers of elderly dependents? -- Part IV b Results: Selected diseases -- Health care utilization by dementia patients living at home and their kins -- Utilization of general practitioners by obese men and women: Review for Germany and results from the MONICA/KORA cohorts S3/F3 and S4/F4 -- Utilization of physiotherapy by patients with rheumatic diseases -- Participation in self-help activities amongst patients with rheumatic diseases -- Part IV b Results: Selected sectors of care -- Social determinants of utilization of psychotherapy in Germany -- Variation in the use of prevention and health promotion services according to gender, age, socioeconomic, and migration status -- Utilisation of an Integrated Care Pilot in Germany: Morbidity, age and sex distribution of Gesundes Kinzigtal Integrated Care membership in 2006-08 -- Part V Extroduction -- Health care utilization: A concluding note on research prospects.
- 2009Lucinda McCray Beier.Living and dying in nineteenth-century McLean County -- No place like home : hospitals and the development of institutional care -- Nursing, gender, and modern medicine -- Doctors and organized medicine -- An ounce of prevention : public health services -- Matters of life and death : experience and expectations of health, illness, and medical care in the twentieth century.
- 2014 SpringerCatherine L. Ross, Marla Orenstein, Nisha Botchwey.Part I. Context for HIA: integrating public health, planning and policy development -- Part II. Introduction to core concepts and key examples of HIA -- Part III. Applied learning: Conducting an HIA -- Part IV. HIA today and tomorrow.
- 2012Linda Rudolph, Julia Caplan, Karen Ben-Moshe, and Lianne Dillon.Health in All Policies: A Guide for State and Local Governments starts with background information on the concept of Health in All Policies in order to ground the reader in key concepts and definitions. Part I includes an overview of the social determinants of health and describes Health in All Policies as an approach to address these key drivers of health outcomes and health inequities. The authors discuss the connections between health, equity, and sustainability and describe the importance of addressing equity and sustainability in order to build healthy communities. Part I also includes an overview of the key principles of Health in All Policies, a description of a healthy community as a goal for Health in All Policies work, and an international history of Health in All Policies.
- 2011 WHO1. Overview of housing and climate/environment linkages -- 2. Review of housing and health risks -- 3. Evaluating health co-benefits and risks of IPCC-reviewed mitigation strategies -- 4. Gap analysis: optimizing health benefits and correcting risks of mitigation strategies -- 5. Tools to assess, plan and finance healthy and climate-friendly housing -- 6. Case studies of good practice -- 7. Conclusions and recommendations.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEDivya Srinivasan Sridhar.Theoretical underpinnings : comparing the PPACA and HITECH acts -- Impact of E-government on electronic health literacy -- Financial, social, and environmental impact of government HITadoption policies -- Self-management technologies and type 2 diabetes -- Individualized prevention solutions to childhood obesity -- Health IT in community health centers -- Case study of physicians as entrepreneurs -- The micro, meso, and macro perspectives of HIT adoption -- Geographic disparities in healthcare -- International comparisons: differences in U.K. and U.S. preventive health.
- 2015Gary Gunderson, Teresa Cutts, and James Cochrane.Health care and public health are finding common -- but conflicted -- ground in population health. Current discussions in the two fields are collecting a large and growing set of tools, but with little clarity about which are appropriate for exactly what kind of work. Furthermore, neither field provides a clear explanation about how to manage this work within the field, including budgets, job descriptions, and evaluation methods, etc. that distinguish between good and better, efficient, effective or not. The following article offers four linked domains of thought and practice that together constitute a bridge from where we are to where we want to be -- healthier people and institutions -- by using the idea of the Leading Causes of Life as the supporting paradigm.
- Health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people : building a foundation for better understanding2011 ebraryCommittee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities, Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.At a time when lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals--often referred to under the umbrella acronym LGBT--are becoming more visible in society and more socially acknowledged, clinicians and researchers are faced with incomplete information about their health status. While LGBT populations often are combined as a single entity for research and advocacy purposes, each is a distinct population group with its own specific health needs. Furthermore, the experiences of LGBT individuals are not uniform and are shaped by factors of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, geographical location, and age, any of which can have an effect on health-related concerns and needs. The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People assesses the state of science on the health status of LGBT populations, identifies research gaps and opportunities, and outlines a research agenda for the National Institute of Health. The report examines the health status of these populations in three life stages: childhood and adolescence, early/middle adulthood, and later adulthood. At each life stage, the committee studied mental health, physical health, risks and protective factors, health services, and contextual influences. To advance understanding of the health needs of all LGBT individuals, the report finds that researchers need more data about the demographics of these populations, improved methods for collecting and analyzing data, and an increased participation of sexual and gender minorities in research. The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People is a valuable resource for policymakers, federal agencies including the National Institute of Health (NIH), LGBT advocacy groups, clinicians, and service providers.
- Health of sexual minorities : public health perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations2007 Springeredited by Ilan H. Meyer and Mary E. Northridge.pt. 3. Prejudice and pride in health -- ch.8. Sexual stigma : putting sexual minority health issues in context / Gregory M. Herek, Regina Chopp, and Darryl Strohl -- ch. 9. Globalization, structural violence, and LGBT health : a cross-cultural perspective / Mark B. Padilla, Ernesto Vásquez del Aguila, and Richard G. Parker -- ch. 10. Prejudice and discrimination as social stressors / Ilan H. Meyer -- ch. 11, Determinants of health among two-spirit American Indians and Alaska natives / Karen C. Fieland, Karina L. Walters, and Jane M. Simoni -- ch. 12. "I don't fit anywhere" : how race and sexuality shape Latino gay and bisexual men's health / Jesus Ramirez-Valles -- ch. 13. Black LGB health and well-being / Juan Battle and Martha Crum -- pt. 4. Research methodologies -- ch. 14. Defining and measuring sexual orientation for research / Randal L. Sell -- ch. 15. Sampling in surveys of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people / Diane Binson, Johnny Blair, David M. Heubner, and William J. Woods -- ch. 16. Researching gay men's health : the promise of qualitative methodology / Gary W. Dowsett -- ch. 17. From science fiction to computer-generated technology : sampling lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals / Esther D. Rothblum -- ch. 18. Using community-based participatory research to understand and eliminate social disparities in health for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations / Mary E. Northridge, Brian P. McGrath, and Sam Quan Krueger -- pt. 5. Health concerns -- ch. 19. Transgender health concerns / Anne A. Lawrence -- ch. 20. Health care of lesbian and bisexual women / Katherine A. O'Hanlan and Christy M. Isler -- ch. 21. Cancer and sexual minority women / Deborah J. Bowen, Ulrike Boehmer, and Marla Russo -- ch. 22. HIV/AIDS prevention research among black men who have sex with men : current progress and future directions / Gregorio A. Millett, David Malebranche, and John L. Peterson -- ch. 23. LGBT tobacco and alcohol disparities / Gregory L. Greenwood and Elisabeth P. Gruskin -- ch. 24. Methamphetamine use and its relation to HIV risk : data from Latino gay men in San Francisco / Rafael M. Díaz -- pt. 6. Healthcare systems and services -- ch. 25. Improving access to health care among African-American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Latino lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations / Patrick A. Wilson and Hirokazu Yoshikawa -- ch. 26. Public health and trans-people : barriers to care and strategies to improve treatment / Emilia Lombardi -- ch. 27. HIV prevention and care for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youths : "Best practices" from existing programs and policies / Joyce Hunter and Jan Baer -- ch. 28. Fenway community health's model of integrated, community-based LGBT care, education, and research / Kenneth H. Mayer, Matthew J. Mimiaga, Rodney VanDerwarker, Hilary Goldhammer, and Judith B. Bradford -- Index.
- 2016 SpringerAnna G. Shillabeer.This book presents a detailed overview of the healthcare environment in Viet Nam. Given the general lack of understanding of healthcare in the Vietnamese context, it discusses the background and history, current status and the future of healthcare in the country. The first part of the book provides a summary of the current state of Vietnamese healthcare, incorporating discussions on the training and professional practice environment and the development, implementation and impact of national insurance policies. In addition, it highlights the cultural aspects of health provision and behaviours, technology integration and health trends from a number of angles based on standard global reporting dimensions. The second part elaborates on the 5-year strategic plan for national healthcare management and the top 5 barriers to meeting these planned objectives. It documents key investors and project objectives and outcomes, as well as the top 10 health issues in Vietnam including an overview of national and international initiatives to tackle these issues, addressing financial and social burdens in the process. In the third part, the book outlines the opportunities and barriers for improvement in healthcare outcomes for Viet Nam, providing evidence to support future work by local or international researchers. It is a fundamental text for anyone looking to work or research in the Vietnamese healthcare environment and provides an outline for project planning and targeted programs of work to achieve measureable improvements in Viet Nam.
- 2008 SpringerLouise Potvin, David V. McQueen, editors ; with Mary Hall ... [et al.].
- 2011 SpringerBruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin.The Evolution of Healthcare Infrastructure -- History of Health Determinants -- Public Health Success When Simple -- Public Health Failure When Complex -- Medicine Success When Simple -- Medicine Failure When Complex -- Medical Records for Health Systems -- Health Determinants for Individuals and Populations -- Measurement of Individual Activity (Explicit Text) -- Sensors for Individual Ability (Implicit Data) -- Genomes for Individual Ability (Features) -- Networks for Population Function (Persons) -- Mobile Monitors for Health Systems -- The Future of Healthcare Infrastructure.
- Healthy California 2000 final review : California's experience in achieving the national health promotion and disease prevention objectivesFred Richards."This report is the last in this series."--P. i.Also available: Print – 2004
- 2015 ClinicalKeyeditor-in-chief, Chen Zhu ; director, Chen Zhu ; associate director, Chen Wen, Dai Tao, Hu Shanlian ; member, Chen Xianyi [and 6 others].
- 2008 Springeredited by Zeng Yi ... [et al.].
- Also available: Print – v. 1-2, 2000.
- 2011 WHOMontresor, A.
- 2010 WHO"The joint WHO and UN-HABITAT report, Hidden cities: unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings, is being released at a turning point in human history. For the first time ever, the majority of the world's population is living in cities, and this proportion continues to grow ... The number of urban residents is growing by nearly 60 million every year. This demographic transition from rural to urban, or urbanization, has far-reaching consequences ... " - p. ixAlso available: Print – 2010
- 2010the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station ; John F. Anderson.
- 2013 SpringerSeth C. Kalichman.
- 2009 Springeredited by Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, Seth C. Kalichman, Leickness C. Simbayi.
- 2013 SpringerYichen Lu, Max Essex, Chris Chanyasulkit; editors.1. Prevention of HIV Infection in the Absence of a Vaccine -- 2. Study Report on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission for HIV+ Pregnant Mothers in the Yunnan Province -- 3. Antiretroviral Treatment Compliance in the Wenlou Village of Henan Province: A Case Study in Rural China -- 4. HIV/AIDS Treatment and Control in India and the Millennium Development Goals -- 5. HIV Treatment Scale-Up in Africa: The Impact of Drug Resistance -- 6. A Practical Way to Improve Access to Essential Medicines Against Major Infectious Diseases -- 7. When will most AIDS patients in the world have access to effective antiretroviral therapy?
- Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and breastfeeding : science, research advances, and policy2012 SpringerAthena P. Kourtis, Marc Bulterys, editors.Part 1. Transmission of HIV-1 infection to the infant through breastfeeding -- Breastfeeding and Transmission of HIV-1: Epidemiology and Global Magnitude / Mary Glenn Fowler, Athena P. Kourtis, Jim Aizire, Carolyne Onyango-Makumbi and Marc Bulterys -- Breastfeeding and Transmission of Viruses Other than HIV-1 / Claire L. Townsend, Catherine S. Peckham and Claire Thorne -- Breastfeeding Among HIV-1 Infected Women: Maternal Health Outcomes and Social Repercussions / Elizabeth Stringer and Kate Shearer -- Early Diagnosis of HIV Infection in the Breastfed Infant / Chin-Yih Ou, Susan Fiscus, Dennis Ellenberger, Bharat Parekh and Christine Korhonen, et al. -- Part 2. Mechanisms of HIV-1 transmission through breast milk: Virology -- Virologic Determinants of Breast Milk Transmission of HIV-1 / Susan A. Fiscus and Grace M. Aldrovandi -- HIV-1 Resistance to Antiretroviral Agents: Relevance to Mothers and Infants in the Breastfeeding Setting / Michelle S. McConnell and Paul Palumbo -- Animal Models of HIV Transmission Through Breastfeeding and Pediatric HIV Infection / Koen K. A. Van Rompay and Kartika Jayashankar -- Antiretroviral Pharmacology in Breast Milk / Amanda H. Corbett -- Part 3. Mechanisms of HIV-1 transmission through breast milk: Immunology -- The Immune System of Breast Milk: Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory Properties / Philippe Lepage and Philippe Van de Perre -- B Lymphocyte-Derived Humoral Immune Defenses in Breast Milk Transmission of the HIV-1 / Laurent Bélec and Athena P. Kourtis -- Cellular Immunity in Breast Milk: Implications for Postnatal Transmission of HIV-1 to the Infant / Steffanie Sabbaj, Chris C. Ibegbu and Athena P. Kourtis -- Part 4. Prevention of breast milk transmission of HIV-1 -- Antiretroviral Drugs During Breastfeeding for the Prevention of Postnatal Transmission of HIV-1 / Athena P. Kourtis, Isabelle de Vincenzi, Denise J. Jamieson and Marc Bulterys -- Immune Approaches for the Prevention of Breast Milk Transmission of HIV-1 / Barbara Lohman-Payne, Jennifer Slyker and Sarah L. Rowland-Jones -- Non-antiretroviral Approaches to Prevention of Breast Milk Transmission of HIV-1: Exclusive Breastfeeding, Early Weaning, Treatment of Expressed Breast Milk / Jennifer S. Read -- Breast Milk Micronutrients and Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV-1 / Monal R. Shroff and Eduardo Villamor -- Part 5. Research Implementation and Policy Related to Breastfeeding by HIV-1-Infected Mothers -- Historical Perspective of African-Based Research on HIV-1 Transmission Through Breastfeeding: The Malawi Experience / Taha E. Taha -- Breastfeeding and HIV Infection in China / Christine Korhonen, Liming Wang, Linhong Wang, Serena Fuller and Fang Wang, et al. -- The Role of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in Infant and Young Child Feeding Guideline Development and Program Implementation / Michelle R. Adler, Margaret Brewinski, Amie N. Heap and Omotayo Bolu -- HIV-1 and Breastfeeding in the United States / Kristen M. Little, Dale J. Hu and Ken L. Dominguez -- Part 6. DEBATE: Should Women With HIV-1 Infection Breastfeed Their Infants? Balancing the Scientific Evidence, Ethical Issues and Cost-Policy Considerations -- Pendulum Swings in HIV-1 and Infant Feeding Policies: Now Halfway Back / Louise Kuhn and Grace Aldrovandi -- Should Women with HIV-1 Infection Breastfeed Their Infants? It Depends on the Setting / Grace John-Stewart and Ruth Nduati -- Part 7. The Epilogue -- The Future of Breastfeeding in the Face of HIV-1 Infection: Science and Policy / Marc Bulterys and Athena P. Kourtis.Also available: Print – 2012
- Jonathan Strauss.Medicine and authority -- The Medical uses of nonsense -- A Hostile environment -- Death comes alive -- Pleasure in revolt -- Monsters and artists -- Abstracting desire -- What abjection means.
- 2010 SpringerPaul A. Gaist, editor.
- 2010 ebraryDavid Serlin, editor.From seventeenth-century broadsides about the handling of dead bodies, printed during London's plague years, to YouTube videos about preventing the transmission of STDs, public health advocacy and education has always had a powerful visual component. Imagining Illness explores the diverse visual culture of public health, broadly defined, from the nineteenth century to the present. Contributors to this volume examine historical and contemporary visual practices-Chinese health fairs, documentary films produced by the World Health Organization, illness maps, fashions for nurses, and live surgery.
- 2014 SpringerDeborah J. Bowen, Gerald V. Denis, Nathan A. Berger, editors.Obesity and Cancer in Appalachia -- Disparities in Cancer Outcomes A UK Perspective -- Behavioral Differences Leading to Disparities in Energy Balance and Cancer -- Impact of obesity, race, and ethnicity on cancer survivorship -- The biology of aging: Role in cancer, metabolic dysfunction and health disparities -- Energy Balance and Multiple Myeloma in African Americans -- Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Obesity and Inflammatory Genes in African Americans with Colorectal Cancer -- Ethnic Differences in Insulin Resistance as a mediator of Cancer Disparities -- Role of ethnic differences in mediators of energy balance -- Community-Based Strategies to Alter Energy Balance in Underserved Breast Cancer Survivors -- The role of policy in reducing inflammation -- Cancer Prevention through Policy Interventions that Alter Childhood Disparities in Energy.
- 2005 NAPCommittee on Genomics and the Public's Health in the 21st Century, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention ; Lyla M. Hernandez, editor ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
- 2005 NAPLynn Goldmann and Christine Coussens, editors ; Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
- 2002 WHOChapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. A Short History of Involvement in Drug Safety Monitoring by WHO -- Chapter 3. Partners in Pharmacovigilance -- Chapter 4. Pharmacovigilance in Drug Regulation -- Chapter 5. Pharmacovigilance in Clinical Practice -- Chapter 6. Pharmacovigilance in International Health -- Chapter 7. Conclusion and Considerations for the Future.
- 2015 SpringerElvira Beracochea, editor.This direct, accessible guide uses a human rights perspective to define effectiveness in aid delivery and offer a robust framework for creating sustainable health programs and projects and assessing their progress. Geared toward hands-on professionals in such critical areas as food aid, maternal health, and disease control, it lays out challenges and solutions related to funding, planning, and complexity as individual projects feed into and impact larger health and development systems. Contributors clarify optimum roles of government, academia, NGOs, community organizations, and the private sector in aid delivery to inspire readers' broader and deeper uses of teamwork, communication, and imagination. Throughout, the guiding principles of justice, equity, and respect that underlie foundational documents such as the Millennium Declaration inform this visionary work. Included in the coverage: Assessing the effectiveness of health projects. Scaling-up of high-impact interventions. Aid effectiveness and private sector health organizations. When charity destroys dignity and sustainability. Effective conversations in global health projects. Lessons from the field on sustainability and effectiveness. For professionals in global health and development, Improving Aid Effectiveness in Global Health is a trusted and encouraging mentor. This volume gives its readers the necessary logistical and attitudinal tools to bring about lasting change, and shows how to use them meaningfully in both the short term and the long run.
- 2011 ebraryCommittee on Health Impact Assessment, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council, National Research Council of the National Academies."Many Americans believe that the United States has one of the best health-care systems in the world and that consequently Americans enjoy better health than most of the world's populations. The data, however, do not support that belief. In fact, the United States is ranked 32nd in the world in life expectancy even though it is ranked third in total expenditures on health care as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP). Clearly, good health is determined by more than money spent on the health-care system. In fact, a growing body of research indicates that living conditions - including such factors as housing quality, exposure to pollution, and access to healthy and affordable foods and safe places to exercise - have a greater effect on health. That research highlights the importance of considering health in developing policies, programs, plans, and projects, including ones that may not appear at first to have an obvious relationship to health. Health impact assessment (HIA) has arisen as an especially promising way to factor health considerations into the decision-making process. It has been defined in various ways but essentially is a structured process that uses scientific data, professional expertise, and stakeholder input to identify and evaluate public-health consequences of proposals and suggests actions that could be taken to minimize adverse health impacts and optimize beneficial ones"--Publisher's description.
- 2010 SpringerHayden Bosworth, editor.Introduction -- Physical activity and adherence -- Improving dietary adherence -- Medication adherence -- Smoking cessation and adherence -- Cancer screening adherence -- Hormonal contraceptives and adherence -- Chronic pain and adherence -- Adherence and psychotherapy -- Adherence to treatment for depression -- Adherence in the treatment of HIV and other infectious diseases -- Adherence and substance use -- Special considerations of medication adherence in childhood and adolescence -- Special considerations of adherence in older adults.
- Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention : global policy recommendations.2010 WHO"Half the world's people currently live in rural and remote areas. The problem is that most health workers live and work in cities. This imbalance is common to almost all countries and poses a major challenge to the nationwide provision of health services. Its impact, however, is most severe in low income countries. ... The World Health Organization (WHO) has therefore drawn up a comprehensive set of strategies to help countries encourage health workers to live and work in remote and rural areas. These include refining the ways students are selected and educated, as well as creating better working and living conditions. ... The guidelines ... complement the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel, adopted by the Sixty-third World Health Assembly in May 2010. The Code offers a framework to manage international migration over the medium to longer term. The guidelines are a tool that can be used straight away to address one of the first triggers to internal and international migration - dissatisfaction with living and working conditions in rural areas. Together, the code of practice and these new guidelines provide countries with instruments to improve workforce distribution and enhance health services." - p. iAlso available: Print – 2010
- 2012 Springer[edited by] H.K.F. van Saene, Luciano Silvestri, Miguel Angel De La Cal ; foreword by Julian Bion.pt. I. Essentials in clinical microbiology -- pt. II. Antimicrobials -- pt. III. Infection control -- pt. IV. Infections on ICU -- pt. V. Special topics.
- 2016 SpringerFingani Annie Mphande.Chapter 1: Poverty, Health and Livelihoods -- Chapter 2: Rural Livelihood -- Chapter 3: Infectious Diseases -- Chapter 4: Infectious Diseases and Livelihoods -- Chapter 5: Transportation -- Chapter 6: Healthcare -- Chapter 7: Surveillance -- Chapter 8: Disease Awareness and Prevention -- Chapter 9: Infectious Disease Management Strategies -- Chapter 10: Way Forward -- Bibliography -- Index.
- 2005 NAP
- 2015 SpringerRoy Ahn, Thomas F. Burke, Anita M. McGahan, editors.Innovations to address specific populations and health -- Maternal health innovations and urbanization / Melody Eckardt, Hannah L. Harp, Roy Ahn, Genevieve Purcell, Emily de Redon, Rosemary Hines, and Thomas F. Burke -- Innovations in low- and middle-income countries for newborn and child health / Brett D. Nelson, Lisa B. Collins, and Edward W.J. Pritchard -- Addressing micronutrient malnutrition in urban settings / Laura A. Rowe and David M. Dodson -- Innovations to address specific urbanization-related threats to health -- Innovations in antihuman trafficking efforts : implications for urbanization and health / Roy Ahn, Genevieve Purcell, Anita M. McGahan, Hanni Stoklosa, Thomas F. Burke, Kathryn Conn, Hannah L. Harp, Emily de Redon, Griffin Flannery, and Wendy Macias Konstantopoulos -- Securing cities : innovations for the prevention of civic violence / Horacio R. Trujillo, Elena Siegel, Malcolm Clayton, Gabe Shapiro, and David Elam -- Disaster preparedness and response innovations : implications for urbanization and health / Laura Janneck and Paul Biddinger -- Innovations to address global drug counterfeiting : implications for urbanization and health / Kendra Amico, Emily Aaronson, and Howard Zucker -- Community noise, urbanization and global health : problems and solutions / Charles M. Salter, Roy Ahn, Faiza Yasin, Rosemary Hines, Laurence Kornfield, Ethan C. Salter, and Thomas F. Burke -- Modeling vulnerable urban populations in the global context of a changing climate / Vijay Lulla, Austin Stanforth, Natasha Prudent, Daniel Johnson, and George Luber -- Urbanization and unintentional Injury in low- and middle-income countries / John D. Kraemer -- Frameworks, cases and tools to address urbanization and health through innovation -- The Millennium Cities Initiative : an experiment in integrated urban development / Susan M. Blaustein -- Diagnostic innovations in developing urban settings / Patrick Beattie, Matthew Stewart, and Charles Mace -- Innovations in global health professional education : implications for urbanization / Leana S. Wen -- The case for comprehensive, integrated, and standardized measures of health in cities / Patricia L. McCarney and Anita M. McGahan.
- 2000- NCBI Bookshelf[Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale].A collection of syntheses of the international scientific literature and recommendations on public health problems, by Inserm's expert advisory groups.
- 2013 SpringerMary R. Talen, Aimee Burke Valeras, editors.Part I: Essentials of Integrated Behavioral Health Care -- Introduction and Overview of Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care -- Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care: A Common Language -- Integrated Behavioral Health and the Patient-Centered Medical Home -- Advancing Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care: The Critical Importance of Behavioral Health in Health Care Policy -- Part II: Review of Integrated Systems of Care Initiatives -- The State of the Evidence for Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care -- Community-Based Participatory Research: Advancing Integrated Behavioral Health Care Through Novel Partnerships -- Integrated Behavioral Health in Public Health Care Contexts: Community Health and Mental Health Safety Net Systems -- The Financial History and Near Future of Integrated Behavioral Health Care -- Department of Defense Integrated Behavioral Health in the Patient-Centered Medical Home -- Part III: Review of Collaborative Behavioral Health Clinical Services -- Collaborative Partnerships Within Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care -- Identifi cation of Behavioral Health Needs in Integrated Behavioral and Primary Care Settings -- Screening Measures in Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care Settings -- Implementing Clinical Interventions in Integrated Behavioral Health Settings: Best Practices and Essential Elements -- Working with Complexity in Integrated Behavioral Health Settings -- Part IV: Connecting Concepts, Research and Practice -- Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Summarizing the Lay of the Land, Marking the Best Practices, Identifying Barriers, and Mapping New Territory.
- 2014 SpringerJoanna T. Brougher.Introduction to intellectual property -- Obtaining, enforcing and defending patents -- The patent-eligibility of genes -- Medical procedure patents -- Rights and roles of universities and inventors -- Drug development : balancing innovation, access and profits -- Patent battles part I : small-molecule drugs -- Patent battles part II : the Biosimilars Act and biologics -- International patent law, trade law, and access to drugs.
- 2005 SpringerGeorge Christakos ... [et al.].Toward an interdisciplinary methodology -- Stochastic modelling -- Black Death: the background -- Mathematical formulation of the knowledge bases -- Spatiotemporal mapping of the epidemic -- Epea pteroenta.
- 2008 Springeredited by Michael Boylan.
- 2012 SpringerSally Gainsbury.
- Interprofessional education in patient-centered medical homes : implications from complex adaptive systems theory2015 SpringerC. Scott Smith, Winslow G. Gerrish, William G. Weppner.
- 2013 SpringerManish K. Sethi, William H. Frist, editors.Understanding the basics I. The history of health care in the United States pre-1965 / Alexander Ding -- Medicare and its evolution to 2011 / Kevin J. Bozic and Benedict U. Nwachukwu -- Medicaid and the state children's health insurance program / Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Jordan C. Apfeld, and Manish K. Sethi -- Breaking down health care insurance from HMO to PPO and beyond / David Polakoff and Audrey Smolkin -- Understanding quality and cost from a health policy perspective / Jason D. Keune and Bruce Lee Hall -- Understanding the basics II. Prevention and US health care / Heather A. Smith -- The rise of comparative effectiveness research / Michael Hochman and Danny McCormick -- Health information technology : clinical and policy context / Emily R. Maxson and Sachin H. Jain -- Prescription drug and pharmaceutical policy / Phillip A. Choi and Walid F. Gellad -- Health disparities / Neil M. Issar and Manish K. Sethi -- The economics of health care / David A. Rosman and Jordan C. Apfeld -- Understanding systems of health care. The American health-care system : understanding how the pieces come together / Roshan P. Shah and Samir Mehta -- Alternative systems of care and consumer-driven health care / Daniel Guss -- National healthcare systems : a worldview / Benjamin S. Hooe, Perrin T. Considine, and Manish K. Sethi -- Reimbursement : understanding how we pay for health care / Sachin H. Jain and Elaine Besancon -- Understanding the politics in health policy. How health-care policy is made in Washington : understanding the players and the game / Eleby R. Washington IV, Ilisa Halpern Paul, Amy L. Walker, and A. Alex Jahangir -- Government and state agencies : who administrates healthcare on federal and state levels? / Rishin J. Kadakia and Hassan R. Mir -- The 2006 Massachusetts health care reform / Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Jordan C. Apfeld, Cesar S. Molina, Daniel J. Stinner, Andrew Han, and Manish K. Sethi -- The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act : what is it and how will it change health care? / Richard Latuska, ALexandra Obremskey, and Manish K. Sethi.
- Introduction to statistical methods for biosurveillance : with an emphasis on syndromic surveillance2013 CambridgeRonald D. Fricker."While the public health philosophy of the 20th Century -- emphasizing prevention -- is ideal for addressing natural disease outbreaks, it is not sufficient to confront 21st Century threats where adversaries may use biological weapons agents as part of a long-term campaign of aggression and terror. Health care providers and public health officers are among our first lines of defense. Therefore, we are building on the progress of the past three years to further improve the preparedness of our public health and medical systems to address current and future BW [biological warfare] threats and to respond with greater speed and flexibility to multiple or repetitive attacks." Homeland Security Presidential Directive 21 Bioterrorism is not a new threat in the 21st century -- thousands of years ago the plague and other contagious diseases were used in warfare -- but today the potential for catastrophic outcomes is greater than it has ever been. To address this threat, the medical and public health communities are putting various measures in place, including systems designed to pro-actively mon- itor populations for possible disease outbreaks"--Provided by publisher.
- Investing in America's Health 2012 : a state-by-state look at public health funding and key health facts2013Jeffrey Levi [and others].Examines federal and state public health funding for preventive care and state variations in disease rates, healthcare access, and other data. Calls for adequate levels of investment on a sustained basis and cites examples of prevention efforts.
- Investing to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases : Third WHO report on neglected tropical diseases.2015 WHOAlso available: Print – 2015
- 2006Joshua Spanogle.The plot hinges on issues of medical ethics, infectious disease, and public safety.
- 2014 ClinicalKeyby David L. Katz [and others].Basic epidemiologic concepts and principles -- Epidemiologic data measurements -- Epidemiologic surveillance and epidemic outbreak investigation -- The study of risk factors and causation -- Common research designs and issues in epidemiology -- Assessment of risk and benefit in epidemiologic studies -- Understanding the quality of data in clinical medicine -- Statistical foundations of clinical decisions -- Describing variation in data -- Statistical inference and hypothesis testing -- Bivariate analysis -- Applying statistics to trial design: sample size, randomization, and control for multiple hypotheses -- Multivariable analysis -- Introduction to preventive medicine -- Methods of primary prevention: health promotion -- Principles and practice of secondary prevention -- Methods of tertiary prevention -- Clinical preventive services (United States Preventive Services Task Force) -- Chronic disease prevention -- Prevention of infectious diseases -- Mental and behavioral health -- Occupational medicine -- Birth outcomes: a global perspective -- Introduction to public health -- Public health system: structure and function -- Public health practice in communities -- Disaster epidemiology and surveillance -- Heatlh management, health administration, and quality improvement -- Health care organization, policy, and financing -- One health: interdependence of people, other species, and the planet.
- 2010 CRCnetBASEedited by Jay Liebowitz, Richard A. Schieber, Joanne D. Andreadis.The quick basics of knowledge management / Jay Liebowitz -- Knowledge management and public health : a winning combination / Jay Liebowitz, Richard A. Schieber, and Joanne D. Andreadis -- Extending cross-generational knowledge flow research in edge organizations / Jay Liebowitz and Emil Ivanov -- Knowledge retention trends and strategies for knowledge workers and organizations / Masud Cader and Jay Liebowitz -- Examples of knowledge management in public health / Angela M. Fix, Sterling Elliott, and Irene Stephens -- Building knowledge management in an international health NGO / Richard Iams and Patricia Ringers -- Trying to revive an anemic system : a case study from USAID's Nutrition Division / Laura Birx -- Formulating KM strategies at the local level : a new approach to knowledge sharing in large public health organizations / Richard Van West-Charles and Arthur J. Murray -- Knowledge management : a mechanism for promoting evidence-informed public health decision making / Maureen Dobbins ... [et al.] -- myPublicHealth : utilizing knowledge management to improve public health practice and decision making / Debra Revere ... [et al.] -- Connections : sharing experience to advance public health practice / Ellen Wild and Debra Bara -- The association of public health laboratories : from surveys toward knowledge management, a voyage to Cythera / Robert Rej and Neha Desai.
- 2014a poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR.
- 2014a poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR.
- 2011 ScienceDirectPaul Mushak.The book presents a detailed assessment of the health science of lead and the human health risk assessment models for lead's human health impacts, followed by an account of various regulatory efforts in the United States and elsewhere to eliminate or reduce human toxic exposures to lead. The science of lead as presented here covers releases of lead into the environment, lead's movement through the environment to reach humans who are then exposed, and the spectrum of toxic effects, particularly low-level toxic effects, on the developing central nervous system of the very young child. The section on human health risk assessment deals with quantifying not only the dose-response relationships that underlie toxic responses to lead in sensitive populations but also with the likelihood of toxic responses vis-vis environmental lead at some level of exposure. This section includes a treatment of computer models of lead exposure, particularly those that use lead in whole blood as a key measure. Various models convert lead intake via various body compartments into measures of body lead burden. Such measures are then directly related to severity of injury. The final section of the book deals with past and present regulatory efforts to control lead releases into the human environment. Current control efforts present a mixed picture. The most problematic issue is the continued presence of lead paint in older housing and lead in soils of urban and mining industry communities. Comprehensive assessment of the three major facets of the public health problem of lead: the voluminous science, the risk assessment approaches, and approaches to controlling lead as a public health problem. Integration of the above three elements to provide a coherent whole Provides a single source of information that will be extremely valuable to all professionals working in areas impacted by this toxic substance.
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