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Introduction

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This Introduction starts by outlining the issues raised in this book and the purpose of the book. It goes on to summarize the contents of the parts that follow. Part 1, is an essay in moral ... More


Regulation of Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals

Robert I. Field

in Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195159684
eISBN:
9780199864423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159684.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents the regulatory structure for health care professionals with an emphasis on physicians. It traces the history of the formalization of the medical profession, initiated by the ... More


Action to Protect Health and the Environment

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on ethical issues and the applications of the discussions in the preceding chapters. It also discusses the role of environmental health professionals.


Global health diplomacy: the ‘missing pillar’ of health system strengthening

Richard D. Smith and Kara Hanson

in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An economic and policy perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199566761
eISBN:
9780191731181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566761.003.0093
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the future of the health system strengthening movement. It draws from the previous chapters in the book, taking the framework from Chapter 1 as the starting point, and summarizes ... More


Confronting the tobacco epidemic: emerging mechanisms of global governance

Heather Wipfli, Douglas W. Bettcher, Chitra Subramaniam, and Allyn L. Taylor

in International Co-operation in Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631985
eISBN:
9780191723582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631985.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the development of the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and its impact on the development of tobacco governance. It examines the major ... More


Migration, equity, and health

Harry Minas

in International Co-operation in Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631985
eISBN:
9780191723582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631985.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of migration throughout human history. It discusses the types of migration and the impact of migration on health. It then considers the role of health ... More


The way forward

Paul Garner and Martin McKee

in International Co-operation in Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631985
eISBN:
9780191723582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631985.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter revisits some of the threats posed by globalization to public health. It explores some of the opportunities it offers, in particular, how health professionals can come together to ... More


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