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Accelerating the Arrival of Next-Generation Drugs

Brent R. Stockwell

in The Quest for the Cure: The Science and Stories Behind the Next Generation of Medicines

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152136
eISBN:
9780231525527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152136.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the challenge of accelerating the development of next-generation drugs against undruggable proteins. There are more than 20,000 proteins encoded in the human genome, but only ... More


Access to medical products, vaccines, and medical technologies

Stephen P. Marks and Adriana L. Benedict

in Advancing the Human Right to Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the issue of access to medical products, vaccines, and medical technologies from the perspective of a human right predicated upon two other rights: the right to health and the ... More


Addressing Social Injustice In A Human Rights Context

Sofia Gruskin and Paula Braveman

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes what needs to be done to address social injustice in a human rights context. It covers core concepts, human rights as legal standards and obligations of government, human ... More


Advancing the Human Right to Health

José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, and Lawrence O. Gostin (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book offers a prospective on the global response to one of the greatest moral, legal, and public health challenges of the twenty-first century — achieving the human right to health as enshrined ... More


AIDS Between Science and Politics

Peter Piot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book recounts the experiences of the founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) as he fought the disease from its earliest manifestations to today. It ... More


American Mental Health Services: Perspective Through Care Patterns for 100 Adults, with Aggregate Facility, Service, and Cost Estimates

Ronald W. Manderscheid, Pierre Alexandre, Anita Everett, Philip Leaf, and Benjamin Zablotsky

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390445
eISBN:
9780199950416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the mental health epidemiology and service delivery picture for 100 adults drawn at random from the American population. It also presents a description of the characteristics ... More


Avatars and virtual worlds: New technology solutions for teaching and learning shared decision making

Suzanne Mitchell and Jeffrey Ring

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores evolutions in shared decision making (SDM) in the clinical encounter within the context of a rapidly changing world of social networking and advancing technology. The time is ... More


Behavioural theory: understanding the key influences on human behaviour

Clive Blair-Stevens, Lucy Reynolds, and Alex Christopoulos

in Social Marketing and Public Health: Theory and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550692
eISBN:
9780191720413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550692.003.04
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Having an understanding of the use of theory (particularly behavioural theory) can strengthen and enhance the development and delivery of social marketing interventions and, therefore, can ultimately ... More


Beyond a rebarbative commitment to consent

Kathleen Liddell

in The Limits of Consent: A socio-ethical approach to human subject research in medicine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231461
eISBN:
9780191723858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines more closely the extent to which the law governing medical research is mesmerized by a narrow paradigm of consent. It focuses on a single area of law — the Human Tissue Act ... More


Biological Pathways Linking the Social Environment, Development, and Health

Clyde Hertzman and John Frank

in Healthier Societies: From Analysis to Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179200
eISBN:
9780199864539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179200.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins by presenting an overview of current knowledge regarding the biological pathways by which socioeconomic, psychosocial, and developmental experiences affect human biology over the ... More


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